Swiss pension fund hunts for ‘transitional’ real estate debt manager

A Swiss pension fund is seeking to allocate up to $100m (€88.8m) to a “transitional real estate debt” strategy, via IPE Quest.

According to search QN-2544, the unnamed investor wants to allocate $50m-$100m to a North America-focused mandate.

The search criteria states: “We are looking for a manager who is specialised in directly originating loans for transitional properties of various degrees – eg renovation, expansion, change of use business plans – including bridge lending.”

Managers bidding for the mandate must have at least $500m under management in this strategy already.

The investor would prefer a track record of at least five years. Performance must be stated gross of fees to 31 March 2019.

The deadline for submissions is 5pm UK time on 17 June.

The IPE news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE Quest, Discovery, or Innovation tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email .

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