AEW and Natixis raise €500m

The partnership’s second real estate debt fund nears final close.

AEW and Natixis Asset Management have held a third close of Senior European Loan Fund II (SELF II) at €500 million. The fund provides senior loans, with ticket sizes ranging from €30 million to €60 million. Around 50 percent of the fund’s capital has been allocated to France and Germany, and the rest across Italy, Benelux and Poland; with Spain a potential market for future lending. The firm expects to reach a final close by December 2017.