AEGON chases 300m

AEGON Asset Management, a subsidiary of Dutch financial services group AEGON, has launched a healthcare property fund with a target of £300m, the first fund the business has launched since the arrival of the property team from Aviva Investors in 2008.

The fund will focus on the UK’s growing need for healthcare as its baby-boomer generation retires and increasing longevity creates the need for specialist care facilities.