MGPA holds first close of Asian real estate special fund for German investors
The independent private equity real estate adviser MGPA has held the first close of MGPA Asien Spezialfonds with commitments of EUR85m from three German institutional investors.
MGPA Asien Spezialfonds is a yield focused core-plus product regulated by the German Investment Act. It is intended primarily for institutional investors in German-speaking countries seeking exposure to Asia Pacific real estate markets, with an investment focus on established markets such as Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
MGPA has operated in Asia since 1999 and maintains a substantial real estate organisation in the region, with seven offices and over 150 employees.
MGPA Asien Spezialfonds offers institutional investors the opportunity to invest in Asian real estate via a recognised German regulated product structure while leveraging MGPA’s extensive platform and expertise in Asia. The target equity capital of MGPA Asien Spezialfonds is EUR500m.
“The most interesting markets at present for creating low risk real estate returns are in Japan, Australia and Hong Kong, driven by macroeconomic and real estate market dynamics. As always, the keys to success will be large, experienced teams on the ground and expert local knowledge,” says John Saunders, chief executive – Asia for MGPA.
Universal-Investment is the capital investment company (KAG) for MGPA Asien Spezialfonds. Universal-Investment provides the regulated German fund structures for the Spezialfonds, securing compliance with supervisory and regulatory requirements at investor and fund level, bridging asset management specialized competencies with German investor needs.
Selinus Capital is MGPA’s exclusive distribution partner for MGPA Asien Spezialfonds in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
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