Founded in 1981, AEW Capital Management is a real estate investment advisory firm that provides investment management and related services. The firm manages more than $40 billion of real estate assets and securities on behalf of several institutional and private investors. It operates AEW Europe, which is a real estate investment manager with over 10 branches in Europe. AEW Capital Management has offices in Los Angeles, London, Paris and Singapore. The firm is an autonomous subsidiary of Natixis Global Asset Management, which is one of the leading investment management companies in the world. Natixis Global Asset Management offers a range of equity, fixed-income and alternative investment strategies.