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Private Markets

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Combining experience, scale, insight and access to deliver outstanding returns.

We have 30 years’ experience and over £15.4 billion1 invested in or committed to private markets. Our  depth of experience and financial scale enables us to access investment opportunities that might be hard for our clients to find elsewhere. Those opportunities include capabilities in real estate, infrastructure, private debt and private equity. Our unique ownership structure gives us access to capital and the ability to develop innovative new products. We have the experience and in-depth knowledge required to execute complex transactions.

Our world-class real estate and infrastructure investments include:

Real Estate

The regeneration of London's Kings Cross - a joint venture with Australian Super and others

Infrastructure

The acquisition of a share in Eurostar - a joint venture with CDPQ
Investment in Associated British Ports - a joint venture with CPPIB

Private Equity

Our private equity capability features disciplined and diversified institutional investing with ESG at its core. It is based on a strong institutional pedigree and a pensions mindset forged in close partnership with major pension schemes including the BT Pension Scheme.

Private Debt

Private debt investments are our newest private markets capability, based on long-term finance for businesses. We believe as banks continue to deleverage, this area offers compelling investment opportunities.

1 Source: Hermes, as at 31 March 2016.