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The French-headquartered firm’s latest SME lending vehicle received significant backing from international investors.
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The firm has a long history in equity investments but has now entered the credit world with its focus on digital infrastructure.
The firm is raising two vehicles, which it says will benefit from ongoing transition in the real estate lending market.
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The firm is thought to have more than €1bn of capital to invest including leverage.
Pere Fundraising report Q1-Q3 2023
Tough market conditions, especially in Europe, saw fundraising struggle through the first nine months of the year.
Including dedicated investments totalling $750m, the fund met its $3bn target.
The final close of the firm’s latest venture debt fund is the first following its acquisition by BlackRock earlier this year.
The asset manager’s first vehicle dedicated to direct lending will target European mid-market companies.

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