BC Partners Real Estate closes European value-add investment strategy at €900m
BC Partners Real Estate (BCP RE), a European investment firm with more than €40 billion ($46 billion) in assets under management, has completed a final close of its debut fund, BC Partners European Real Estate I (BCPERE I).
BCP RE secured €900 million ($1 billion) of total commitments for its European value-add investment strategy, exceeding the initial target range of €500 million to €700 million ($570 million to $799 million).
BCPERE I will acquire undermanaged, well-located assets with significant repositioning or redevelopment potential, as well as operating platforms with opportunities to drive greater scale.
“Our investment philosophy is based on the strong conviction that real estate markets across Europe are currently experiencing a paradigm shift,” said Stéphane Theuriau, partner and head of BCP RE. “Demand from both tenants and investors is being fundamentally reshaped by new usages derived from the growing importance of sustainability a