M7 holds €175m first close
M7 Real Estate has held a first close for its latest European investment fund, M7 European Real Estate Investment Partners IV, raising €175 million ($196 million) from investors from a number of jurisdictions, including Hong Kong and the Middle East.
The initial capital raise provides M7 EREIP IV with a total investment capacity in excess of €400 million ($448 million), which will target value-added multi-tenant commercial real estate opportunities in France, Germany, the Netherlands and Scandinavia. Investments will be sourced and managed by M7, through its pan-European platform, which has recently extended to a total of 12 countries, following the opening of an office in Luxembourg, with the opening of an office in Finland planned for fourth quarter 2016.
The first close is the firm’s largest fundraise to date.
“Having extended our management platform across Western, Central and Northern Europe, our network of local offices giv