Presima Announces Appointment of New CEO

                   Presima Announces Appointment of New CEO

  PR Newswire

  MONTREAL, March 11, 2013

MONTREAL, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Global Listed Real Estate boutique fund manager Presima Inc. today announced
the appointment of Mr Peter Zabierek as Chief Executive Officer following a
world-wide search.

Zabierek has over 23 years' professional experience, including the last 15
years working exclusively in the global REIT space. Peter will join Presima in
early April.

Prior to joining Presima, Peter was Managing Director and Co-Head of Global
Real Estate Securities at Urdang Capital Management, headquartered in
Philadelphia. During his ten year tenure there, the business grew from $250m
to $7.0b. He has also held senior roles at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Smith

Taking over from acting CEO Nick Basile, Mr Zabierek will be responsible for
leading and growing the business.

Nick Basile said: "We're extremely pleased to have attracted a candidate of Mr
Zabierek's calibre. He brings a wealth of experience to the role which makes
him ideal for carrying on the business' excellent momentum and leading it

Mr Zabierek said of his appointment, "Presima has a long track record of
outstanding investment performance. I'm really excited to be joining a team
with such high regard in the marketplace.

With a structure and culture that promotes communication, collaboration and
risk management, Presima embodies all the qualities investors are looking for
in a global REIT manager. It clearly has serious ambitions to both grow and
strengthen over the coming years."

Presima is one of the nabInvest partner boutique investment firms.

National Australia Bank's direct asset management businesses, and through its
in-house management teams and external partners, manages approximately AU$96
billion as at 31 December 2012.

Notes to editors

About Presima

Presima is a Montreal-based investment boutique that specializes in the
management of global real estate securities on behalf of institutional and
other investors. Presima is part of National Australia Bank's (NAB) direct
asset management business, nabInvest, which partners with the best of breed
investment managers, providing the strength of the NAB Group's resources.
Presima has been managing real estate securities portfolios for over 10 years.

About nabInvest

nabInvest partners with quality investment management firms, enhancing their
capabilities with the support of the NAB Group's resources. This can include
back office support and assistance with product and distribution services
along with custody and corporate governance functions. nabInvest's business
partners are Altrinsic Global Advisors, AREA Property Partners, Cambridge
Industrial Trust Management, Fairview Equity Partners, Pengana Capital,
Northward Capital, Presima Inc. and Wiltshire Capital.

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