Agellan Capital Partners Inc announces its third place ranking in the Investment Property Databank index

TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Agellan Capital Partners Inc ("Agellan") announced today that Investment Property Databank Ltd. ("IPD") ranked an Agellan managed fund third in total return in comparison to the IPD index for the year, and three years ending December 2012.  Within Canada, the IPD index comprises portfolios ("Funds") managed by 28 institutional investors and investment managers on over 2,100 institutional grade properties with an aggregate value of C$106 billion as of December 31, 2012.

The Agellan managed Fund recorded a one year total return of 22.7%, which is 7.7% above the IPD Canadian All-Fund Universe Benchmark. For the three year return benchmark, the Fund's reported total return was 16.7%, which is 3.0% above the Canadian All-Fund Universe Benchmark.  (All returns are reported on an un-levered basis).  The closed Fund was comprised of industrial properties in Ontario and Quebec.

About Agellan Capital Partners Inc

Agellan is a privately held commercial real estate management company based in Toronto, Ontario. Agellan both develops and executes real estate investment strategies in Canada and select markets in the United States. Since 2003, Agellan has transacted over $1.7 billion of commercial real estate on behalf of its clients and has managed a mixed commercial portfolio of up to approximately eight million square feet. Agellan's clientele includes Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:ACR.UN), domestic pension funds, international financial institutions and private investors.

About Investment Property Databank Ltd.

IPD provides real estate benchmarking and portfolio analysis services to clients in over 30 countries around the world. These services incorporate more than 1,500 funds containing nearly 70,000 assets, with a total capital value of over USD 1.4 trillion. Each year, IPD produces more than 120 indices helping real estate market transparency and performance comparisons, as well as nearly 600 benchmarks for client portfolios. IPD is a subsidiary of MSCI Inc. a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, and clients include real estate investors, managers, consultants, lenders and occupiers.

SOURCE: Agellan Capital Partners Inc

For further information:

Frank Camenzuli, President
Agellan Capital Partners Inc
Tel: (416) 593-6800 x226
Fax: (416) 593-6700

Terra Attard, Vice President and Secretary
Agellan Capital Partners Inc
Tel: (416) 593-6800 x227
Fax: (416) 593-6700