About Us

Stewart Bennett

Global Head of Alternatives, BMO Global Asset Management

Stewart Bennett joined the business in May 2019 as Global Head of Alternatives. Stewart oversees BMO Global Asset Management’s newly formed Global Alternatives offering, incorporating its existing private equity, real estate and real estate securities businesses, which will provide investors with a broader range of innovative real asset investment solutions.

Stewart is responsible for developing and executing BMO Global Asset Management’s alternative investments global growth strategy, building on the track record of delivering superior risk-adjusted returns by effectively leveraging synergies across the three businesses and significantly expanding its reach globally.

Stewart joined BMO Global Asset Management with 25 years of experience in investment banking and private equity, including 10 years as a partner and Head of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) at Ondra Partners, the London based independent investment banking firm. His previous experience includes Dresdner Kleinwort, where he was Managing Director and Head of FIG, Strategic Advisory, and the private equity firm Botts & Company.

BMO Real Estate Partners is a property specialist that manages assets of £6.7 billion (as at 30 June 2021) for clients across Europe. We operate as part of BMO Global Asset Management and take a pro-active approach to investing. We aim to get close to our customers, exceed expectations and deliver outperformance.

Risk Disclaimer

The value of your investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the original amount invested. Capital at risk.

We manage assets of £6.7 billion* on behalf of a range of clients across Europe

Our sole purpose is to create and manage successful property investment portfolios. We think being close to our clients helps us achieve this. That’s why we have offices in London, Munich and Paris. This European platform provides scope for expansion as well as the means to generate strong returns for investors.

We offer a range of property investments and asset management opportunities across numerous real estate markets in Europe. Our portfolio is well diversified across sub-sectors and geographies.

* as at 30 June 2021

We benefit from having a strong parent company

BMO Real Estate Partners is a property specialist that operates as part of BMO Global Asset Management. Established in 1817, our parent company – BMO Financial Group – is a diversified financial services provider based in North America. The Group has more than 45,000 employees and offers products and services to over 12 million customers worldwide.

We take a pro-active approach

We continually review our processes, future themes, opportunities and assets to generate value and create sustainable income.

Our extensive network of contacts, local reputation and experience ensures strong access to on and off-market transactions.

We are a specialist team

We have been managing property for over 50 years. Our highly experienced team maintain strong relationships with investors, shareholders, industry contacts and occupiers, which we believe is key to managing this personal asset class.

We combine an entrepreneurial approach with sophisticated, structured, institutional practices.

BMO Real Estate Partner's Awards

Diversity & Inclusion award

EPRA Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2020

EPRA Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2020
WINNER: BMO Real Estate Partners

Sbpr Most improved award medal

EPRA sustainability Best Practice Recommendations 2020

Most Improved Award WINNER: BMO Real Estate Investments

sBPR gold medal
EPRA sustainability Best Practice Recommendations 2020

Gold Award
WINNER: BMO Real Estate Investments

sBPR gold medal

EPRA sustainability Best Practice Recommendations 2020

Gold Award
WINNER: BMO Commercial Property Trust

sBPR gold medal

EPRA sustainability Best Practice Recommendations 2019

Gold Award
WINNER: BMO Commercial Property Trust

European property investor awards

PIE European Property Investor Awards 2018

Fund of the Year – Retail
WINNER: BMO REP Best Value Europe I

Fund awards 2017 sign

Portfolio Adviser Fund Awards 2017

Gold Award
WINNER: BMO UK Property Fund (managed by BMO REP)

Europe property awards

PIE Europe Property Awards 2016

Fund of the Year – New Fund
WINNER: BMO REP Best Value Europe I

Investment trust awards

Moneywise Investment Trust Awards 2016

Property Direct UK Category
WINNER: F&C Commercial Property Trust Ltd (managed by BMO REP)