The sponsor of AA REIT is AIMS Financial Group.
AIMS Financial Group
Established in 1991, AIMS Financial Group (“AIMS”) is a diversified financial services and investment group, active in the areas of mortgage lending, securitisation, investment banking, funds management, property investment, private equity, venture capital, stock broking and high-tech investment. AIMS is also a strategic investor in the Sydney Stock Exchange.
Since 1999, AIMS has raised more than A$4.0 billion in funds from the capital markets. AIMS has issued approximately A$3.0 billion of residential mortgage-backed securities, predominantly rated AAA by both Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings and has originated over A$8.0 billion mortgages.
AIMS has actively introduced a number of international investors into the Australian markets and to-date has attracted in excess of A$1.0 billion of investment funding into Australia from overseas investors. AIMS is the investment manager for AIMS’ funds, which amount to circa A$2.0 billion.
During the global financial crisis (“GFC”), AIMS expanded its activities and acquired three businesses at a time when many other businesses were experiencing immense difficulties.
Since the GFC in 2009, AIMS has completed total asset acquisition and investment volumes of over A$2.0 billion.
AIMS’ head office is in Sydney and it has businesses across Australia, China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Our highly qualified, professional and experienced cross-cultural teams enable AIMS to bridge the gap between Australia and Asia across various sectors.