CalPERS emerging manager fund forms JV with BKM Capital
The Canyon Catalyst Fund has entered into a joint venture with BKM Capital Partners. The partnership will target industrial property acquisitions in urban markets throughout California.
The firm is the fifth partner selected for the Canyon Catalyst Fund, the $310 billion California Public Employees’ Real Estate System’s real estate emerging manager program, which is managed by Canyon Partners Real Estate. BKM Capital Partners specializes in acquiring and repositioning multitenant industrial properties throughout the western United States.
Recently, BKM Capital Partners launched its second institutional fund, BKM Industrial Value Fund II, which will target $300 million in equity commitments. With leverage, the fund will have $850 million in buying power.