AEW Europe holds €101m first close
AEW Europe, an affiliate of AEW Capital Management, has held a first close for its Europe Value Investors Fund with €101 million ($137.5 million).
The fund is expected to undertake further closings in 2014 targeting a total investment capacity of €700 million ($953 million). It will focus on core-plus and value-added opportunities in the office sector, predominantly in Germany, France and the United Kingdom.
The fund’s strategy is to take advantage of the strong demand for stabilized core assets, targeting the most liquid European markets. It will invest in office assets that can be managed or repositioned to core to take advantage of this demand.
Together with AEW Capital Management in the United States and Asia, AEW Europe and its regulated subsidiaries — AEW Europe LLP, NAMI – AEW Europe and AEW Europe SGP — fo