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afr.com June 05, 2017

Bain Capital Credit, Investec Light Up CHAMP's Gerard

Lenders to private equity-owned Gerard Lighting are close to sparking a deal, Street Talk can reveal. It is understood Bain Capital Credit and Investec are poised to sign a restructuring agreement as early as this week which will see the firms assume control of Australasia's largest lighting distribution and partnership network. As this column first reported, Bain Capital Credit increased its exposure to Gerard Lighting's debt stack in recent weeks, snapping up a $30 million loan from the leveraged finance arm of industrials giant Siemens.
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news.efinancialcareers.com January 30, 2017

This Private Equity Firm Has Been Hiring Deutsche Bank Juniors

<p>Top investment banking analysts are, of course,&nbsp;prime targets for private equity, which tend to recruit off-cycle whenever the need arises. But one London-based buy-side firm has been targeting the junior staff of Deutsche Bank.</p> <p>HG Capital has been taking on Deutsche Bank&rsquo;s junior investment banking analysts in the past few months. It&rsquo;s just hired Nika Kucifer, an analyst within Deutsche&rsquo;s industrials M&amp;A team, who joined the private equity firm&rsquo;s investment team earlier this month. Kucifer worked at Deutsche for over two years, having previously interned with the bank in both London and Frankfurt. She has a first class degree in mechanical engineering from Imperial College London.</p>
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starwoodcapital.com March 27, 2015

M7-Starwood Capital Group JV Acquires 17 Properties for €74.5M

London, 23rd March, 2015 &ndash; MStar Europe, the joint venture set up by M7 Real Estate and Starwood Capital Group&rsquo;s Starwood Global Opportunity Fund X (SOF X) to invest in high-yielding, multi-let assets in Continental Europe, announced today that it has agreed to acquire or has completed the purchase of 17 properties in Germany and the Netherlands. The assets were acquired from multiple owners and have a total combined purchase price of &euro;74.5 million.
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m7re.co.uk December 15, 2014

M7 and Starwood Joint Venture Acquires Nine German Light Industrial Properties for EUR57.6 million

MStar Europe, the multi-let property joint venture between M7 Real Estate and a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group, has invested &euro;57.6 million to acquire nine German light industrial warehouses from various vendors. Alyssa Huse, Managing Director of M7 Real Estate Germany GmbH, said: &ldquo;The lack of development during the financial crisis means there is great potential for these well-located assets through hands-on management by our highly experienced team. We are actively looking for more of these high-yielding investments in Germany.&rdquo;
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online.wsj.com November 24, 2014

Onex Buys Carton-Packaging Maker for $4.6 Billion

Canadian private-equity firm Onex Corporation said Monday it would pay EUR3.75 billion ($4.64 billion) for carton-packaging maker SIG Combibloc Group AG....
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europe-re.com November 19, 2014

M7 Starwood Capital Group joint venture acquires nine German light industrial properties for €57.6 million (DE) » europe

MStar Europe, the multi-let property joint venture between M7 Real Estate and a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group, has invested EUR57.6 million to acquire nine German light industrial ware...
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ft.com September 25, 2014

US Private Equity Group, Blackstone, is “Giving Up On Russia”

US private equity group Blackstone is “giving up on Russia”, highlighting how even well-connected western investors are shying away from doing business in the country....
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offees.com August 25, 2014

Schroder REIT Acquires Stacey Bushes Industrial Estate for EUR11.47M

The Company announces that it has exchanged unconditional contracts to acquire Stacey Bushes Industrial Estate in Milton Keynes for &pound;9.2 million (approx. &euro; 11.47 million)....
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cpexecutive.com June 10, 2014

Robust Industrial Market Ahead for Much of North America

The North American industrial sector offers much to cheer and a few reasons for caution, according to experts at I.CON, an international conference organized by NAIOP on Thursday in Jersey City, N.J.
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June 04, 2014

Investing Beyond the Border

For thirty years, Vesta has been investing in industrial real estate on the Mexican border. Williams explains why this intersection of first- and third worlds has taken Vesta to a $1 billion market cap.
Read by 46% of LPs