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The alternative asset manager said investing in the UK specialist lender will accelerate its growth ambitions.
The deal will free up liquidity for existing investors, while allowing a new group of investors to gain exposure across three Eurazeo vehicles consisting of senior and subordinated debt and equity.
The JV marks Kayne Anderson’s first foray into the European student housing market.
The Toronto-based firm has attracted $4bn in commitments from more than 50 investors for Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund VI, twice as much as the second-biggest debt fund.
The value of the global asset-based finance market is estimated to be $4.5trn and growing. Pollen Streets's Matthew Potter give and insight into the role non-bank lending has to play in reforming capital markets.
The firm’s third SME fund has received backing from new and existing investors including £30m from British Business Investments.
'This case is a petri dish about the economic system of the world'.
Strong demand for alternative lending and significant capital reserves contributed to the highest deal numbers seen so far.
Managers are preparing for a swathe of new ESG reporting requirements, with delayed EU taxonomy rules that come into force early next year seen as a potential gamechanger.
An uneven recovery may lead to a divergence in sector-specific NPL ratios.

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