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2016 

 21 December 2016 - M&G Real Estate and Telford Homes reunite to provide a further 125 new homes in East London

 28 November 2016 - M&G Real Estate forecasts strong returns in Continental Europe

 21 November 2016 - M&G Real Estate bolsters Long Income Team

 02 November 2016 - M&G Real Estate Asia appoints new Acquisitions Director

 01 November 2016 - M&G Real Estate strengthens commitment to South Korea with US $141 million retail acquisition

 27 October 2016 - M&G names Sam Ford as new Manager of UK Select Fund

 24 October 2016 - Greenfields to build 850 new homes for Essex following funding deal

 21 October 2016 - M&G to resume trading in M&G Property Portfolio

 10 October 2016 - M&G Investments applies for new Luxembourg-domiciled Retail Funds

 04 October 2016 - M&G Real Estate: 'UK property remains attractive post-Brexit'

 28 September 2016 - M&G Real Estate appoints LIV Group to manage growing residential portfolio

 27 September 2016 - Cabinet minister re-opens Compass One mall

 22 September 2016 - M&G Real Estate joins forces with Mulbury for first northern private rented sector scheme

 08 September 2016 - M&G Real Estate and GWM Group form joint venture to acquire largest retail park in Italy

 30 August 2016 - M&G Real Estate begins construction of 575,000 sq ft logistics park in Coventry

 22 August 2016 - M&G Real Estate appoints Matthew Stone to Head of Long Income Real Estate

 22 August 2016 - M&G appoints new fund managers of Charifund and The National Association of Almshouses Common Investment Fund

 08 August 2016 - M&G Real Estate continues European expansion

 02 August 2016 - Continuation of temporary suspension of M&G Property Portfolio

 01 August 2016 - M&G Real Estate appoints Head of Asset Management and expands Continental European Team

 05 July 2016 - M&G suspends trading in M&G Property Portfolio amid Brexit uncertainty

 01 July 2016 - M&G applies a fair value adjustment on the M&G Property Portfolio

 24 June 2016 - M&G statement on the result of the EU referendum

 13 June 2016 - M&G Real Estate forecasts further cross border investments in Asia-Pacific Real Estate over next 12 months

 07 June 2016 - M&G Property Portfolio moves to cancellation pricing

 03 June 2016 - M&G Property Portfolio moves to creation pricing

 31 May 2016 - M&G Real Estate partners with Telford Homes to provide 150 new homes in East London

 22 May 2016 - M&G Investments to launch online service offering lower fund charges; will stop charging investors for equity research

 22 January 2016 - M&G sees record year for Real Estate Finance activity in 2015

2015 

14 December 2015 - M&G boosts resources behind M&G Global Basics Fund with the appointment of Jamie Horvat

19 November 2015 - M&G Real Estate starts construction on 'Number 2, Forbury Place' office scheme in Reading

17 November 2015 - Crest Nicholson teams up again with M&G Real Estate to deliver the UK's first purpose-designed suburban private rented sector homes

16 November 2015 - M&G Real Estate welcomes Olivier Vellay as Head of Continental Investment

12 November 2015 - M&G Real Estate: Eurozone economic growth to hit four-year high

04 November 2015 - M&G Investments energises UK solar sector with £250 million investment

03 November 2015 - M&G's Lynn Gilbert to lead senior real estate debt strategy

02 November 2015 - M&G Real Estate bolsters industrials team

27 October 2015 - M&G Investments strengthens Asia team with new appointments in Hong Kong and Singapore

5 October 2015 - M&G raises €1.5 billion from pension funds for ABS strategy

22 September 2015 - Andrew Hendry to step down as managing director of M&G Investment's Asia business

14 September 2015 - M&G completes 2,350 new student rooms for the start of the academic year as part of £380 million investment programme

8 September 2015 -  M&G Real Estate welcomes Paul Crosbie as head of industrials team

11 August 2015 - M&G Real Estate makes first retail acquisition in South Korea

3 August 2015 - 400 new homes following a £30 million funding deal

3 August 2015 - M&G Real Estate signs Poundworld at Washington Galleries in major lettings campaign

27 July 2015 - M&G Real Estate invests in €175 million office scheme in central Madrid

22 July 2015 - M&G Real Estate announces £36 million industrial forward funding deal

16 July 2015 - M&G Real Estate agrees the largest leasing transaction in central London this year

6 July 2015 - Staffordshire Housing Association in £22 million funding deal with M&G Investments

29 June 2015 - M&G Investments appoints Jeik Sohn as investment specialist

12 May 2015 - M&G Real Estate makes £167 million Thames Valley office acquisition

1 May 2015 - M&G Real Estate joins forces with Crest Nicholson to provide new private rented sector homes in Bath

27 April 2015 - M&G Real Estate: Tide of money from quantitative easing expected to significantly boost flows into European real estate

7 April 2015 - M&G Real Estate appoints Kerry Williams as Retail Investment Director

1 April 2015 - M&G Real Estate makes next move into UK big six offices market with £72.6 million purchase in Glasgow

31 March 2015 - M&G Real Estate continues to gather European assets with €33 million prime retail acquisition in Denmark

17 March 2015 - M&G Real Estate invests in prime Italian high street retail

9 March 2015 - M&G Real Estate appoints Martin Towns as Head of Capital Solutions

4 March 2015 - M&G Real Estate to fund the London Fruit & Wool Exchange development

3 February 2015 - 600 new homes for South Wales after £50 million of funding secured

28 January 2015 - M&G Investments appoints Head of Infrastructure Finance

2014 

29 December 2014 - M&G Real Estate concludes 2014 with circa £4 billion of global transactions

15 December 2014 - M&G funds £4.9 billion of private financing deals in 2014

10 December 2014 - M&G Real Estate makes final South East office play of 2014 with purchase
of Guildford based office park

25 November 2014 - M&G Real Estate continues to invest in Reading

24 November 2014 - Christian Action Housing borrows £50m from M&G Investments

24 November 2014 - M&G Real Estate acquires £110 million South East shopping centre

10 November 2014 - M&G Real Estate welcomes PayStream to refurbished office scheme in Altrincham

5 November 2014 - M&G Real Estate to provide development funding for central Leeds office scheme

4 November 2014 - 610 new homes on the cards after £25m funding secured

4 November 2014 - Ocean Housing borrows £50m from M&G Investments

28 October 2014 - European logistics: Rental growth recovery expected over next 18 months after five
years of decline

17 October 2014 - M&G Investments and Priory Group complete £223 million hospital sale and lease back deal

15 October 2014 - M&G Real Estate agrees major warehouse letting

13 October 2014 - M&G Real Estate boosts Asia property portfolio with acquisitions in Japan

6 October 2014 - UK commercial property: Good chance of posting best returns in 25 years according
to M&G Real Estate

29 September 2014 - M&G Real Estate acquires Grade A office development in Reading for £33 million

23 September 2014 - M&G Investments provides £30 million of debt finance as part of a broader refinancing
of Holidaybreak

15 September 2014 - M&G Real Estate appoints Lucy Williams to lead capital raising activity in UK and Europe

11 September 2014 - M&G Real Estate strengthens Japan asset management capability with appointment of
senior asset manager

8 September 2014 - M&G Real Estate acquires Two Snowhill in off-market transaction

3 September 2014 - M&G Investments provides £25 million of development finance for student accommodation
at the University of St Andrews

1 September 2014 - M&G Real Estate strengthens residential investment with new recruit

28 August 2014 - M&G Real Estate spends £22 million in leading industrial location in London

27 August 2014 - M&G Real Estate purchases Aldgate office

18 August 2014 - M&G Real Estate's Apex Plaza fully let as CommValut and Aldermore snap up last
remaining space

12 August 2014 - M&G Real Estate welcomes Selco to Orchard Business Centre in Surrey

11 August 2014 - M&G Real Estate goes shopping in south Wales for £156 million retail park

5 August 2014 - Gillian Tiltman resigns as manager of the M&G Global Real Estate Securities Fund

4 August 2014 - One Vision Housing borrows £40 million from M&G investments

24 July 2014 - M&G Real Estate: Japan, land of the rising resi returns – yet still uncharted waters
for foreign investors

16 July 2014 - M&G Investments provides £238 million financing package to Northern Trust

16 July 2014 - M&G Investments provides development finance to the tune of £36.9 million for Royal
College of Music student accommodation

9 July 2014 - M&G Real Estate signs 10-year lease with Manpower in Leeds

7 July 2014 - M&G Real Estate announces its first private rented sector forward funding deal with HUB

1 July 2014 - M&G Real Estate: Asia Pacific offices on the up

30 June 2014 - M&G Real Estate acquires £46 million business park in Thames Valley

30 June 2014 - M&G Real Estate to provide £80 million development funding for major office scheme at
Quartermile in heart of Edinburgh

27 June 2014 - M&G Real Estate acquires 500,000 sq ft of landmark Manchester office space

9 June 2014 - M&G Real Estate diversifies core Asia property portfolio with US$200 million of acquisitions

3 June 2014 - M&G Real Estate secures 162,000 sq ft letting in Flintshire

2 June 2014 - M&G Real Estate purchases warehouse in UK distribution Heartland for £32 million

28 May 2014 - M&G Real Estate signs up three new tenants at French business park in south-western
suburbs of Paris

27 May 2014 - Pension fund appetite for long-income real estate assets continues to grow, says M&G

20 May 2014 - M&G Real Estate wecomes Mott MacDonald to Renaissance in Croydon

20 May 2014 - M&G confirms plans for new City headquarters at 10 Fenchurch Avenue

19 May 2014 - William Olsen appointed Global Growth FM

9 April 2014 - In an uncertain world might floating rate assets be a pension fund's best friend? Ask M&G's Lloyd

7 April 2014 - M&G sweeps supermarket out of portfolio

3 April 2014 - Edinburgh housing association Link Group borrows £45 million in private placement deal with
M&G Investments

24 March 2014 - UK residential property draws increasing Dutch interest - M&G

11 March 2014 - M&G Investments raises £1.35 billion for junior commercial mortgage funds

6 March 2014 - M&G Real Estate's Alex Greaves: Latest data on UK real estate a strong endorsement
for investment into private rented sector

24 February 2014 - M&G Investments acquires a health club real estate portfolio in £92 million
Bannatyne refinancing

4 February 2014 - M&G Investments hires global equities fund manager from Danske Capital

3 February 2014 - Fund manager changes within M&G's retail fixed interest team

20 January 2014 - M&G Real Estate bolsters senior management team with appointment of Tony Brown
as Chief Investment Officer

15 January 2014 - M&G Real Estate celebrates 150 year anniversary in property investment with record
deal volume

13 January 2014 - M&G Real Estate acquires landmark bankside development for £122 million

12 January 2014 - M&G Investments lends £20 million to South West Brewer Hall & Woodhouse

10 January 2014 - M&G Real Estate submits plans for Lumina development in Birmingham

8 January 2014 - M&G Real Estate leases Hollywood House following major refurbishment

7 January 2014 - M&G Investments provides £30 million of debt finance as part of a broader
refinancing of Caffè Nero

2013 

16 December 2013 - M&G Real Estate looks to diversify core Asia Property Portfolio with Japanese acquisition

12 December 2013 - M&G Real Estate's Fiona Rowley: Why I'm positive on outlook for UK commercial
property in 2014

4 December 2013 - M&G Real Estate announces £140 million off market industrial acquisition from
Europa Capital / M7 Real Estate joint ventures

2 December 2013 - Claudia Calich appointed Manager of the M&G Emerging Markets Bond Fund

2 December 2013 - M&G Real Estate aquires German Hypermarket

18 November 2013 - Graham French passes Global Basics Fund to deputy manager as he retires

11 November 2013 - M&G Investments to extend sponsorship of RHS Chelsea until 2017

11 November 2013 - Award-winning garden designer Cleve West brings a contemporary paradise garden
for M&G Iinvestments to the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

24 October 2013 - M&G Investments appoints David Parsons as investment specialist

23 October 2013 - M&G Investments acquires British car auctions sites in £240 million deal

18 October 2013 - M&G Real Estate acquires £48 million distribution warehouse

18 October 2013 - M&G Investments to provide £113m of development finance for Scottish Power's
headquarters in Glasgow

14 October 2013 - M&G Real Estate and SWIP agree £53 million asset swap

8 October 2013 - M&G Real Estate makes £315 million investment in Bankside

7 October 2013 - M&G Investments acquires student accommodation in Bournemouth

4 October 2013 - M&G Real Estate to develop central Reading office scheme

3 October 2013 - M&G hires experienced emerging markets debt fund manager from Invesco

30 September 2013 - M&G YouGov Inflation Expectations Survey reveals concerns over persistently high inflation

30 September 2013 - M&G Real Estate snaps up distribution units in Barking and Milton Keynes

30 September 2013 - M&G Investments provides £153m to Welsh housing associations

25 September 2013 - Put away the tapering crystal balls, urge institutional bond fund managers
at M&G investments

11 September 2013 - Telstra deal improves quality of M&G Asia Property Portfolio

5 September 2013 - M&G Real Estate agree £198 million retail property asset swap with BP Pension Fund

2 September 2013 - M&G Investments launches Global Corporate Bond Fund for retail market

20 August 2013 - M&G Property Portfolio acquires central Leeds office for £29 Million

15 August 2013 - M&G Investments adds two to direct lending team

15 July 2013 - M&G Real Estate acquires The Gracechurch Centre, Sutton Coldfield, for £88.0 Million

13 July 2013 - Further statement on Gulf Keystone Petroleum on behalf of M&G Recovery Fund

7 July 2013 - Statement on Gulf Keystone Petroleum on behalf of M&G Recovery Fund

1 July 2013 - Fund Manager changes at M&G Investments

28 June 2013 - M&G Investments finances private and social residential development

27 June 2013 - Launch of M&G YouGov Inflation Expectations Survey

21 February 2013 - Prupim acquires Qantas Airways' UK headquarters in Hammersmith

5 February 2013 - Prupim acquires Waverleygate in Edinburgh

28 January 2013 - M&G sells West End property following redevelopment

9 January 2013 - M&G Investments acquires landmark residential development on edge of
Olympic Park for £125 million