Former Real Estate Investors chairman dies

Peter Lewin, founder and former chairman of property investment company Real Estate Investors, has died.

Lewin formed the closed-end fund in 2004 and was chief executive until 2007, when he became chairman.

He stepped down as chairman in 2010, remaining a non-executive director until earlier this year.

Paul Bassi, chief executive of Real Estate Investors, says: “On behalf of the board and everyone at Real Estate Investors, I would like to extend our condolences to Peter’s wife, Michelle and to their family.

“Peter was unstinting in his commitment to the company and his wise counsel was always of the highest standard. He will be missed.”

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