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Nordea’s ESG-focused Emerging STARS Bond strategy secures USD550m Velliv allocation

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) – a specialist in sustainable and responsible investing – has received an allocation in excess of USD550 million into its Emerging STARS Bond strategy.  The investment came from Danish pension provider Velliv.    Nordea’s Emerging STARS Bond strategy is an actively managed emerging market debt portfolio,

British Business Bank increases Mercia’s investment mandate by GBP54.3m

Regionall focussed specialist asset manager Mercia Asset Management PLC (AIM: MERC), the proactive, regionally focused specialist asset manager, is pleased to announce that the British Business Bank (BBB) has allocated an additional GBP54.3 million to regionally focused specialist asset manager Mercia’s two existing investment mandates from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

ZEDRA fund services wins contract with USD230m Latin America fund

ZEDRA Fund Services has won a new mandate to provide comprehensive fund administration and corporate governance services to IG4 Capital’s latest USD231.5 million blind-pool Private Equity II Fund, which will focus on special opportunities in Latin America. Ryan Taylor, director of ZEDRA Fund Services, explains: “We have proven and significant experience

Foresight Group acquires JLEN mandate

Foresight Group (Foresight) is to acquire the advisory mandate for John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited (JLEN) from John Laing Capital Management (JLCM). The transaction, which will complete at the end of June, brings Foresight’s assets under management to GBP4 billion. JLEN has a portfolio of 28 operational assets across

Global to manage a new USD90m portfolio of assets for a regional group

Kuwait-based Global Investment House (Global) has entered into an asset management agreement with a regional group to manage a portfolio worth USD90 million by its Special Situations Asset Management team. Global is mandated to manage the diversified portfolio for wind-down while promoting value enhancement initiatives to attain the ultimate objective

Craig Reeves, Prestige

Prestige secures new institutional mandates for USD875m direct lending strategies

Prestige has secured three new mandates from institutional investors outside the UK for its private lending credit funds. The mandates are the latest to be received from non-UK institutions that are allocating to the UK-based private lending specialist. The investors are: a Swiss-based industrial corporate pension fund; a South Korean-based

Avignon Capital eyes up prime Australian real estate market

Avignon Capital, a boutique London-based European property investment firm and asset manager, has received a new mandate to invest in Australia, where it will focus on office real estate and hotels.  Having previously invested exclusively and successfully in Europe, Avignon Capital will target Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, where it is

SEAF appointed general partner and manager of Southeast Europe Equity Fund II

SEAF has been appointed, through wholly-owned affiliates, as the general partner and investment manager of the Southeast Europe Equity Fund II and affiliated vehicle (SEEF II).   SEEF II is a USD320 million, 2006 vintage private equity fund that made control and significant-minority equity investments in companies operating in Southeast


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