BNP Paribas Asset Management launches debt fund
BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched its first commercial real estate debt fund.
Called European Real Estate Debt, the fund has a €1 billion fundraising target and will target a portfolio of senior secured loans in commercial real estate across the whole European market, including offices, retail, logistics, hotels, operating assets and non-standard assets.
BNP Paribas has said that the asset sourcing for the strategy is based on a “distinctive” open architecture model. This involves investing through direct lending and bank partnerships, as well as leveraging BNP Paribas group’s real estate franchises. Both strategies will incorporate a strong focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.
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