The original Castlemere entity (formed in 1969)
was a subsidiary of the Toronto based, Imperial Life Assurance
Company of Canada.
In 1982, Imperial Life became a subsidiary of the Montreal based
In 1990 Laurentian became a subsidiary of the Quebec based Des
Castlemere was a subsidiary of the Life Fund, developing, managing
and investing in property.
From 1990, the Castlemere team also managed the unit-linked
In 1994 the Executive Directors of Castlemere purchased the
Castlemere name and certain corporate assets and entered into
a management contract to manage all of the Canadian Group's
UK Property Investments.
1995 the Lincoln National Corporation (LNC), acquired Des Jardins
UK interests and began to combine them with Lincoln's UK interests.
In 1997 all the UK Insurance and Fund Management activities
of Lincoln were merged,
undertakes all strategic planning, property development, management
and accounting for The Lincoln Property Fund, and for individual
specific portfolios, subect to approval by Lincoln that there
is no conflict of interest.