EPP, the Polish real-estate group in which SA-based Redefine Properties owns a 39% stake, has cemented itself as one of the standout property investments on the JSE so far in 2018. The company released strong financial results for the nine months to September on Thursday, making it an attractive investment for South Africans in 2018 so far, achieving a total return of 19% while the FTSE/JSE South African Listed Property Index has struggled, delivering a total return of -24%. Some analysts have said investors are starting to warm to EPP as the company has successfully settled down after teething issues in 2016 and 2017. It has managed to broaden its investor base during this period. "We like EPP. They are a strong operator in a a very strong market and they have improved their asset management this year. Polish growth is supported by factors in Poland itself as well as its neighbour, Germany," Keillen Ndlovu, head of listed property funds at Stanlib, said. EPP which has a market capi...

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