Fundraising round-up: a midsummer night’s dream
Investors poured capital into European property funds during the summer, with a number of fund closings during June and July.
Copenhagen-based real estate firm Sparinvest Property Investors held a €317 million close for its Sparinvest Property Fund III. The fund of funds raised almost 60 percent more capital with this fund launch than with its predecessor. SPF III continues its predecessors’ strategy. It focuses on the small and mid-cap real estate segment in the Americas, Europe and Asia. SPF III is already two-thirds committed through eight partners and has invested in 150 properties located in the United States, England, Germany, Japan and China.
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