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| Article | Apr 9, 2021
Kathy Black to discuss the impact of construction cost, government policies and more on development at the Vancouver Real Estate Forum

On April 15, as a panellist in the A cross-section of development session of the 2021 Vancouver Real Estate Forum, Kathy Black, Vice President, Development, will be discussing the impact of construction cost, government policies, and how the pandemic has impacted design.

| Article | Mar 29, 2021
Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge acquire 8.5 acre site from Countryside Properties to develop £50million logistics scheme

Fiera Real Estate (“FRE UK”) and Wrenbridge are pleased to announce the acquisition of a new 8.5 acre logistics site in Bishop’s Stortford to develop a new Grade A £50m...

| Article | Mar 17, 2021
Real estate digitisation from the inside-out

David Bender, Associate Director, Digital, discusses Fiera Real Estate’s journey to becoming a truly digital business. Practical lessons from our real estate investment firm’s digital transformation journey — from doubt...

| Whitepaper | Mar 9, 2021
Why UK Real Estate Whitepaper

On the anniversary of the first UK COVID-19 lockdown, we are reminded of Karl Marx’s quote that “there are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.”...

| Article | Mar 5, 2021
Fiera Real Estate and Wrenbridge acquire new 40,000 sq.ft logistics site in Dartford to develop £12m scheme

Fiera Real Estate (“FRE UK”) and Wrenbridge are pleased to announce the purchase of a new site in Burnham Road, north east of Dartford Town Centre to develop a 40,000...

| Article | Mar 5, 2021
How can Real Estate help ‘plug the gap’ for DB Pension Schemes?

Patrick Freestone, Associate Director The COVID-19 pandemic will long be remembered for turning our world upside down and kickstarting dramatic change across all aspects of our everyday lives.  It is...

| Article | Mar 1, 2021
Driving operational change from home: people first

The pandemic and the last year working from home has given all of us a new optic on life.  The challenges have been numerous.  I was used to the immediacy...

| Article | Feb 23, 2021
Blair McCreadie to discuss growth in equity capital deployments into real estate at RealCapital Conference

Join us on February 24, 2021, at Canada Real Estate Forums’ RealCapital Conference where Blair McCreadie will tackle the concept of growth in equity capital deployments into real estate assets and development.

| Article | Feb 22, 2021
AREF welcomes Emma Cullen to the Management Committee

Fiera Real Estate UK are delighted to announce the new appointment to the AREF Management Committee, Emma Cullen, Chief Operating Officer.  She replaces Adrian Benedict as Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee,...

| Article | Feb 19, 2021
Rick O’Dell to explore optimal capital structures at Real Capital Conference

On February 24, find out more about optimal capital structures with Rick O’Dell as he explores this concept in today’s interest rate environment. He will be participating as a panelist on The CFO Perspective session hosted by the Canadian Real Estate Forum’s Real Capital Conference.

| Article | Feb 16, 2021
Richard Dansereau appointed President and Head of Global Real Estate

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Dansereau to the position of President and Head of Global Real Estate. With more than 35 years of experience in the real estate industry, Richard Dansereau will lead Fiera Real Estate’s global business.

| Article | Feb 15, 2021
Fiera Real Estate Long Income Fund UK receives accreditation as a Living Wage Employer

Fiera Real Estate UK (“FRE UK”) is pleased to announce that the Fiera Real Estate Long Income Fund UK (“FRELIF UK”) has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The...

| Article | Feb 11, 2021
Fiera Real Estate collects 96.1% since onset of pandemic and 96.5% of rents for December Quarter

Fiera Real Estate UK Limited (“FRE UK”) is pleased to announce that it has achieved an effective rent collection rate of 96.5% 31 days post the December quarter-date and 96.1%...

| Article | Feb 11, 2021
Peter McFarlane discusses the residential and commercial real estate activity at Altus Group’s National State of the Market 2021

Tune in to Altus Group’s National State of the Market 2021 exclusive webcast on Thursday, February 18. As one of the panellists, Peter McFarlane will discuss the residential and commercial real estate activity in major markets across Canada, including regional perspectives around some of the successes and challenges we've seen in the market amid a global pandemic.

| Article | Feb 10, 2021
Fiera Real Estate and Packaged Living achieve planning on BTR scheme and new public square, Piccadilly East, Manchester

Fiera Real Estate and Packaged Living are pleased to announce that plans have been approved for 352 build-to-rent (“BTR”) homes and a new public square in Piccadilly East, Manchester.  ‘The...

| Article | Feb 9, 2021
The UK dual headwinds split investor opinion

Alex Price, CEO UK, recently spoke with Evelyn Lee of PERE to discuss the effects that COVID-19 and Brexit will have on investing in the UK real estate market. Originally...

| Article | Feb 5, 2021
Two Fiera Real Estate Funds Rank at the Top of MSCI/REALPAC Index

Fiera Real Estate is proud to announce the strong performance of the Fiera Real Estate Industrial Fund (“FREIF”) and the Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund LP (“CORE Fund”) compared against the benchmark, the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Quarterly Property Fund Index (“PFI”). The FREIF ranked first of the nine contributing funds for both Q4 and the full year of 2020 while the CORE Fund ranked second for Q4 and third for the full year. 

| Article | Feb 4, 2021
Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Shirley-Wong to the position of Vice President, Asset Management

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Shirley-Wong to the position Vice President, Asset Management. In this role, Erin will be responsible for the asset management of Fiera Real Estate funds, including supervision of third-party property management, preparation of annual operating budgets, and approval and execution of capital spending and leasing programs.

| Whitepaper | Feb 3, 2021
Fiera Real Estate ESG Report 2020

The events of the past year have led to unprecedented times that continue to change rapidly month to month. While it is unclear how long the COVID-19 pandemic will last,...

| Article | Feb 1, 2021
Peter Cuthbert discusses results and trends as panellist at the Canada Real Estate Investment Forum

On February 2, 2021, Peter Cuthbert will be a panelist at the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Real Estate Investment Forum where he will discuss the investment return results of the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Quarterly Property Index and comment on key real estate research trends of the last 12 months including the impact of COVID-19 on the market, responsible investments, pricing, and more.

| Video | Jan 28, 2021
The Castings – New BTR development in Manchester

A new 352 home BTR development on Heyrod Street, Manchester being developed by Packaged Living and funded by Fiera Real Estate....

| Article | Jan 27, 2021
Peter Cuthbert to step down from his role as President and Global Head of Fiera Real Estate

After an 8-year tenure with Fiera Real Estate, Peter Cuthbert has decided to step down from his role as President and Global Head of Fiera Real Estate. Peter has been integral in the creation, success and growth of the Fiera Real Estate investment management platform since it began in 2012.  Peter will ensure a transition

| Article | Jan 27, 2021
Peter Cuthbert to step down from his role as President & Head of Global Real Estate

After an 8-year tenure with Fiera Real Estate, Peter Cuthbert has decided to step down from his role as President and Global Head of Fiera Real Estate. Peter has been an important member of the Fiera Real Estate team, first as Fund Manager and over the last few years focused on his leadership role as a member of the Investment Committees of a number of the Fiera Real Estate funds. In addition to his continued involvement as an independent Investment Committee member, Peter will ensure a gradual transition of his other roles and responsibilities.

| Video | Jan 26, 2021
Opportunities in UK Real Estate

In this short video we outline the opportunities for UK real estate as a result of the radical change that’s happening from Brexit, Covid, climate change and the effects of...

| Article | Jan 25, 2021
Cubex, Fiera Real Estate and Abri partner to deliver 66 affordable homes in central Bristol

Cubex, backed by Fiera Real Estate (“FRE UK”) has exchanged contracts with housing provider Abri to deliver 66 affordable homes at Coopers Court as part of the wider award-winning Finzels...

| Article | Jan 20, 2021
Canadian Commercial Real Estate Industry Offers Support to National Vaccination Efforts

Fiera Real Estate will be part of REALPAC’s initiative to support the national vaccination rollout through providing government and health networks across Canada with the free use of vacant commercial space as vaccination sites.

| Article | Jan 15, 2021
Fiera Real Estate and Packaged Living acquire Cardiff site to develop a new £65m BTR scheme which will bring c.300 homes to the city

Fiera Real Estate (“FRE UK”) and Packaged Living are pleased to announce the purchase of Suffolk House in Cardiff. The 0.9 acre site comprising a two-storey former office building is...

| Article | Jan 12, 2021
Opus Land & Fiera Real Estate kick start 2021 with the sale of their 121,000 sq. ft Grade A warehouse development to London Metric for £18million

Fiera Real Estate (“FRE UK”) and Opus Land are pleased to announce the sale of their 121,715 sq.ft state-of-the-art prominent warehouse development at Seven Stars Road in Oldbury to London...

| Article | Jan 11, 2021
Grainger acquires a 231-home forward fund build to rent scheme with Cubex & Fiera Real Estate in Bristol

Grainger plc, the UK’s largest listed residential landlord with 8,941 operational rental homes and a further 8,950 in its pipeline, has acquired a 231-home forward fund build to rent development...

| Article | Jan 7, 2021
Celebrating one year as Fiera Real Estate

​This time last year we were gearing up to launch our #NewYearNewMe campaign, rebranding from Palmer Capital, after 27 years in the industry, to become Fiera Real Estate UK –...

| Event | Dec 8, 2020
2020 Asia Summit

At this year’s Milken Institute 2020 Asia Summit event entitled “Reconnect and Reimagine”, we’re delighted to announce that Rob Petty, Co-CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Fiera Capital (Asia), will...

| Article | Dec 2, 2020
$17,350 raised for Movember

For the second year in a row, members of the Fiera Real Estate team have donned moustaches or a colourful strand of hair for the month of “Movember” in order to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health.  Last year we successfully raised over $7,000 for the cause and aimed to outperform that target this year.

| Article | Dec 1, 2020
Fiera Real Estate ranked within IPE’s Top 150 Real Estate Investment Managers 2020

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce that it has made it into the IPE Real Assets Top 150 Real Estate Investment Managers Index for the first time. This is...

| Whitepaper | Nov 30, 2020
Private Alternatives Outlook 2021: The New Normal?

There are many words to describe financial markets in 2020, but “normal” certainly is not one of them. Equity markets the world over were rattled by the imminent slowdown in...

| Article | Nov 27, 2020
Mellem to offer unlimited access to quality health care for all tenants

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, physical and mental health concerns are affecting more and more Canadians. Fiera Real Estate, Maître Carré, and TGTA are proud to partner with Dialogue, the Canadian leader in virtual health, to offer unlimited access to quality health care for all tenants of the 250-unit Mellem rental housing project, scheduled to open at the end of summer 2021.

| Article | Nov 26, 2020
Construction commences on Fiera’s landmark office redevelopment project in Leeds Central Business District

Fiera Real Estate (“FRE UK”) and Opus North are delighted to announce that construction has started on site at 12 King Street, having received planning permission for the premier Grade...

| Article | Nov 26, 2020
Q+A: Fiera on “alpha” returns and building a Northern portfolio

Chris Button and Charles Allen caught up with Charlie Schouten of REACT News to discuss building a Northern portfolio.  Originally published by REACT News in November 2020.  Fiera’s £250m Real...

| Webinar | Nov 17, 2020
A generational buying opportunity for investors: How to create value in UK real estate

Between climate change, the effect of new technology, Brexit and COVID-19, UK Real Estate has never seen this scale of change in such a short period. Whilst this has created...

| Article | Oct 9, 2020
225 Gibraltar Road : Industrial Development of the Year

Fiera Real Estate, alongside Berkshire Axis Development, is pleased to announce our recognition as the INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE YEAR at the 2020 NAIOP Greater Toronto Chapter’s Real Estate Excellence (REX) Awards for the 225 Gibraltar Road project.

| Press Release | Sep 1, 2020
Fiera Real Estate completes the sale of all 35 units of its 150,000 sq.ft industrial site in Brampton, purchased through the GTA Fund

Fiera Real Estate Investments Limited (“Fiera Real Estate”) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Lightbeam development project in Brampton, Ontario.

| Article | Aug 28, 2020
Development innovation & resiliency in the COVID-19 era

COVID-19 changed the landscape for commercial and residential leasing and property management. For Fiera Real Estate Investments Limited (“Fiera Real Estate”), as landlord and its management partner Colonnade BridgePort (“CBP”),as property manager, it meant that they had to quickly adapt to ensure buildings remained safe for tenants and that leasing activities could be maintained. Fiera

| Article | Aug 26, 2020
Fiera Capital reports second quarter 2020 results

Fiera Capital Corporation (TSX: FSZ) (“Fiera Capital” or the “Company”), a leading independent asset management firm, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. Financial references are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. Assets under management (“AUM”) of $171.0 billion as at June 30, 2020: a $12.9 billion or 8% increase compared to March 31, 2020

| Article | Jul 17, 2020
Diversity Inclusion Statement

I want to first acknowledge that we have taken some time to carefully consider the substantive issues related to systemic racism that exists in our world. The race-based, senseless and incomprehensible death of George Floyd and many others before him are serving as a global catalyst for a call to action.

| Article | Jul 10, 2020
The promotion of Mike O’Sullivan to Vice President & Deputy Fund Manager, Industrial Funds

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike O’Sullivan to Vice President & Deputy Fund Manager, Industrial Funds within the Canadian division of Fiera Real Estate.

| Article | Jul 6, 2020
REALtalk podcast with Peter Cuthbert

Peter Cuthbert, President at Fiera Real Estate recently spoke to REALtalk about investment fund management, operating open and closed ended funds, and the impact of COVID-19 on real estate.

| Article | Jun 11, 2020
Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the Jeff Killip, Executive Director, Debt Strategies

In this role, Jeff will work with the Debt Strategies team to continue to grow Fiera Real Estate’s debt capabilities and product offerings

| Article | May 29, 2020
Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Nguyen to the position of Manager, Investor Relations

In this newly created and pivotal role, Kim will work to enhance the investors experience for Fiera Real Estate Investments’ (FREI) clients.

| Article | May 5, 2020
Fiera Real Estate Investor Webinar

The evolving situation surrounding the spread of COVID-19 has raised many questions amongst our client base on its impact on the Real Estate Market 

| Press Release | Apr 30, 2020
Fiera Real Estate UK donates £40million former Ministry of Defence facility to create 300-bed emergency NHS hospital

Fiera Real Estate UK (Fiera), together with its development partner Angle Property (Angle), made its Headley Court property in Surrey, England available to the NHS to meet its current needs. Angle helped the NHS and Surrey County Council to recommission the facility in 3 weeks, transforming it into a temporary community hospital as part of the NHS COVID-19 capacity strategy.

| Press Release | Apr 27, 2020
Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a 75% interest in 25 Pickering Place in Ottawa

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a 75% interest in 25 Pickering Place in Ottawa, Ontario (the “Property”) on behalf of Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund LP (the “CORE Fund”). The Property, a 155,376-ft2 single-tenant industrial asset on a five-acre site strategically located adjacent to the inter-city VIA train station and Tremblay LRT station, increases the CORE Fund’s overall exposure to the stable and growing Ottawa market. 

 

| Press Release | Apr 17, 2020
Fiera Real Estate announces the successful divestiture of GPM 11 Fund

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful and timely divestiture of the $249 million closed-end, GPM Real Property (11) Limited Partnership (the “Fund”). The Fund was the 11th in a successful series of 12 closed-end investment fund strategies that have raised a total of $857 million and focused on the small to mid-size industrial asset class across Canada.

| Article | Mar 24, 2020
Recession Risk Rising

The crisis in confidence stemming from COVID-19 has become increasingly self-fulfilling, which has brought into question our outlook for global growth.

| Article | Mar 19, 2020
Update from the Global CIO

The thought of an invisible enemy that spreads easily and carries a non-trivial mortality rate sends shivers down most people’s spine.

| Press Release | Mar 13, 2020
Fiera Real Estate grows its Montreal portfolio with the acquisition of 135 Rue du Cheminot

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 135 Rue du Cheminot on behalf of the Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund. This 200,442-ft2 Class A industrial asset, strategically located in Vaudreuil, Quebec adjacent to four industrial assets under common ownership, increases the Fund’s overall exposure to the improving Montreal market.

| Press Release | Mar 13, 2020
Fiera Real Estate Market Commentary

The following comments represent a high-level view from Fiera Real Estate Canada on the impacts of the current COVID 19 issue. They apply generally across our Canadian Platform. It is worth noting that the duration of the current crisis is the wild card and that the source of the crisis spares few asset classes.

| Article | Mar 9, 2020
Fiera Capital COVID-19 Preparedness

Fiera Capital focused on team health and leveraging a thorough, tested business continuity plan in preparation for potential COVID-19 impacts.

| Article | Dec 18, 2019
Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Dimakarakos to the position of Head of Debt Strategies.

In his new role, Peter will be responsible for leading the real estate debt platform of Fiera Real Estate Investments Limited.

| Article | Oct 28, 2019
Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 160 Rue Des Grands Lacs on behalf of an institutional client.

This 134,357 sq. ft. Class A industrial property is strategically located in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, one of Quebec’s leading industrial submarkets.

| Press Release | Jul 3, 2019
Fiera Properties rebrands to Fiera Real Estate

Toronto, July 3, 2019 - Fiera Properties Limited (“Fiera Properties”), a leading multi-product investment management firm and an affiliate of Fiera Capital Corporation (the “Firm”) (TSX: FSZ), is rebranding to Fiera Real Estate Investments Limited (“Fiera Real Estate”) as this term is universally understood and illustrates what we offer as a company.

| Article | Jul 3, 2019
Fiera Capital Corporation completes acquisition of Integrated Asset Management Corp.

Integrated Asset Management is one of Canada’s leading alternative asset management companies with ~$3.1B in AUM and committed capital as of March 31, 2019.

| Article | May 28, 2019
Fiera Properties Acquires Six-Building Office Portfolio in Ontario

Fiera Real Estate is pleased to announce the acquisition by Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund a 100% interest in a high quality, six-building office portfolio totalling 623,000 sf in Mississauga, Ontario.

| Press Release | May 9, 2019
New Strategic Partnership with Natixis

Fiera Capital Corporation and Natixis Investment Managers announced they have entered into a long-term strategic partnership that will establish Fiera Capital as Natixis’ preferred Canadian distribution platform, giving Fiera Capital’s clients access to Natixis’ wide range of highly active investment strategies.

| Article | May 9, 2019
New Strategic Partnership with Natixis

We are proud to announce that we have entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Natixis Investment Managers.

| Press Release | Apr 3, 2019
Fiera Capital closes acquisition of 80% interest in Palmer Capital and further expands its footprint in Europe

Fiera Capital Corporation (TSX: FSZ) (“Fiera Capital” or the “Firm”), a leading independent asset management firm, announced today that it completed its previously announced acquisition of an 80% interest in Palmer Capital Partners Limited (“Palmer Capital”), a leading UK focused real estate investment manager, based in London, UK.

| Press Release | Mar 22, 2019
Fiera Capital to Acquire Integrated Asset Management

Transaction complements existing suite of private alternative investment strategies, adding over $3 billion in AUM and committed capital.

| Article | Mar 22, 2019
Fiera Capital to Acquire Integrated Asset Management

Transaction complements existing suite of private alternative investment strategies, adding over $3 billion in AUM and committed capital.

| Press Release | Feb 21, 2019
Fiera Properties announces record 2018 and a strong start to 2019 for the CORE Fund

Fiera Real Estate Ltd. (“Fiera Real Estate”), a leading multi-product investment management firm and an affiliate of Fiera Capital Corporation (the “Firm”) (TSX: FSZ), is pleased to announce record investment volumes for the year ended December 31, 2018 and a strong start to 2019 for its flagship Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund (the “CORE Fund”).

| Press Release | Dec 21, 2018
Fiera Capital acquires 80% interest in Palmer Capital as it further expands its footprint in Europe

Fiera Capital Corporation a leading independent asset management firm, announced today that it has reached an agreement for the acquisition of an 80% interest in Palmer Capital Partners Limited, a leading UK focused real estate investment manager, based in London, UK.

| Article | Nov 19, 2018
ESG – What it is and why it matters?

ESG Management refers to the integration of environmental, social and governance factors into investment decision-making.

| Article | Jul 24, 2018
Fiera Properties Welcomes Fiera Private Lending’s Real Estate Development Team

We are proud to announce the integration of the Fiera Private Lending real estate development team, led by Pierre Pelletier, to Fiera Real Estate, effective July 1, 2018.

| Article | Apr 16, 2018
Fiera Properties Acquires Large Quebec-Based Industrial Portfolio

Strategically located across Montreal and Quebec City, this addition enhances our industrial portfolio. The purchase reflects the firm's targeted approach and increased opportunities in a growing market.

| Article | Mar 26, 2018
2018 Montreal Real Estate Forum’s Keynote Speaker

Vincent Duhamel, Global President and Chief Operating Officer at Fiera Capital will be the 2018 Montreal Real Estate Forum’s keynote speaker on March 28, 2018.

| Article | Mar 15, 2018
Enhancement to the Fiera CORE Fund Portfolio

Fiera Real Estate expands its portfolio in Western Canada with the acquisition of the Sunwapta Business Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, an industrial complex sitting on 22 acres in a prime location.

| Article | Feb 27, 2018
Acquisition of an Office Portfolio in Ottawa Area

Kanata North Business Park, a four-building office portfolio with a 99% occupancy rate, was acquired for $74M on Feb 27, 2018. The purchase represents a solid investment in Canada’s growing IT sector. 

| Press Release | Nov 23, 2017
Fiera Capital Launches Fiera Properties CORE Mortgage Fund

Fiera Capital Corporation announced the launch of its new Fiera Real Estate CORE Mortgage Fund and the appointment of Fiera Real Estate Debt Strategies Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiera Real Estate Limited to lead the mortgage strategy.

| Press Release | Nov 22, 2017
Fiera Capital Consolidates Ownership in Fiera Properties – Peter Cuthbert Appointed President of Fiera Properties

Fiera Capital Corporation announced that it has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire the remaining 45% interest in Fiera Real Estate Limited it does not already own from the minority shareholders.

| Press Release | Oct 1, 2015
Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust Announces Successful Portfolio Acquisition For $32.9 Million In Partnership With Fiera Properties And The Disposition Of Eight Properties

Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust today announced that it has successfully acquired a three-asset portfolio located in Alberta and Manitoba in a 50%/50% partnership with Fiera Real Estate for a total purchase price of $32,950,000.

| Press Release | Jul 15, 2013
Fiera Properties Launching Largest Canadian Open-Ended Core Property Fund in over 20 years

Fiera Real Estate Limited, a jointventure between Fiera Capital Corporation and Fiera Real Estate' management team, today announced the launch of its diversified open-ended property fund, the Fiera Real Estate CORE Fund.

| Press Release | Jan 1, 1970
Fiera Capital Corporation completes acquisition of Integrated Asset Management Corp.

Montreal – July 3, 2019 – Fiera Capital Corporation (“Fiera Capital” or the “Firm”) (TSX: FSZ) and Integrated Asset Management Corp. (“IAM”) (TSX: IAM) announced today that Fiera Capital has completed its previously announced acquisition of IAM pursuant to a court-approved plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (the “Transaction”).

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