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SWFI First Read, November 8, 2016

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Mapletree Investments Buys Student Housing Portfolio

On November 2, 2016, Singapore-based Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd acquired seven student housing properties in the United States from Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors.

Property Name City, State # of Beds University
13th & Olive Eugene, Oregon 1,308 University of Oregon
Lofts at City Centre Tuscaloosa, Alabama 1,225 University of Alabama
Capstone Cottages of San Marcos San Marcos, Texas 899 Texas State University
The View on 10th Waco, Texas 718 Baylor University
One12 Courtland Atlanta, Georgia 717 Georgia State University
The Flats at West Village Charlottesville, Virginia 622 University of Virginia
Fuse West Lafayette, Indiana 489 Purdue University

 

Bayzat Raises $3.5 Million in Series A Round

Dubai-based Bayzat, a health insurance and human resources solutions provider, raised US$ 3.5 million in a Series A round from investors such as Precinct Partners and Dubai-based BECO Capital. BECO Capital’s CEO is Dany Farha, co-founder of Bayt.com.

Sovereign Fund May Back Former Goldman Sachs Employee on Hedge Fund

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SWFI First Read, June 21, 2018

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PSP Investments Nears Deal on Azelis

PSP Investments and EQT Partners (through fund EQT VIII) are in exclusive talks to acquire Belgium-based Azelis S.A. from funds managed by Apax Partners. Formed in 2001, Azelis is a specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.

Oxford Properties Wins Rights on Barangaroo Office Development

Melbourne-based Grocon Pty Ltd selected Oxford Properties, the real estate unit of OMERS, as a preferred partner for it’s a A$ 2 billion, 5.2-hectare Barangaroo Central project development. This is an office tower development. Oxford Properties essentially won the rights toward the project (rumored at a price of A$ 100 million), freeing the developer from a high-cost finance deal with Maxcap, a lender.

Investment Management Corporation of Ontario Selects Jean Michel as CIO

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario named Jean Michel as chief investment officer. This role is effective July 3, 2018. Michel was executive vice president, advisory services to depositors and strategic analysis, at Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec (CDPQ).

Wil Warren Named President of Lexington Partners

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Large Public Asset Owners Commit to Goodman Brazil Logistics Partnership

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) unveiled plans to commit 500 million BRL (C$ 175 million) in equity for a 20% interest in the newly established Goodman Brazil Logistics Partnership to invest in prime logistics and industrial assets in the key gateway cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Mubadala Supports Two European Aquaculture Transactions

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Mubadala Investment Company is keen on growing exposure to agribusinesses whether in farming or aquaculture. With money from Mubadala and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, Andromeda Group acquired Nireus SA (at 74.34% stake) and Selonda SA at (79.62% stake), two European aquaculture companies that focus on sea bream and sea bass. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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