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Investec Bank plc closes USD600m sustainability-linked syndicated loan

Investec Bank plc closes USD600m sustainability-linked syndicated loan

7 July 2021

Investec Bank plc (“Investec”) is pleased to announce the successful closing of a USD600m sustainability-linked Syndicated Term Loan Facility (“the facility”).

The facility was originally launched at USD450m and achieved oversubscription of nearly 3 times the launch amount. Commitments were scaled back and the significant market demand allowed the deal to be increased, closing at USD600m.

Investec Fund Solutions hires six new bankers

Investec Fund Solutions hires six new bankers

London, 1 July 2021

Investec Fund Solutions has hired six new people as it continues to build its presence in NAV, secondary financing and fund hedging. This brings the UK Fund Solutions team to 26 professionals, demonstrating Investec’s commitment to helping fund managers seize opportunities as they arise.

Investec appoints new Co-Heads for Wealth Advisory

Investec appoints new Co-Heads for Wealth Advisory

10 June 2021

 

Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Holgate and Sarfraz Hafeji (Saf) as Co-Heads of its Wealth Advisory business.  This will incorporate the Financial Planning division as well as the recently formed Wealth Planning service.

Investec reduces up-front costs for AIM IHT Plan

Investec reduces up-front costs for AIM IHT Plan

18 May 2021

Investec Wealth & Investment (IWI) is pleased to announce that it will no longer charge up-front fees or commission for its Alternative Investment Market (AIM) Inheritance Tax Plan.

Investec structures pioneering ESG-linked NAV facility for Bluewater

Investec Bank plc (“Investec”) has structured a pioneering ESG-linked NAV product for Bluewater to support the expansion of its portfolio. The facility is thought to be the first of its kind in Europe.

17 May 2021

Building on its long-term relationship with Bluewater, Investec’s Fund Solutions team arranged and underwrote the agreement, structuring it to offer reduced interest payments when specific ESG goals are met, with the cost savings to be ring-fenced for further ESG initiatives.

Investec provides facilities for CA Ventures & Harrison Street JV

Investec provides facilities for CA Ventures & Harrison Street JV to fund the development of four PBSA schemes.

12 Apr 2021

Investec Real Estate (“Investec”), a leading provider of residential and commercial finance to corporate, institutional and private clients, announces that it has agreed to provide a newly formed Joint Venture (the “JV”) between leading purpose built student accommodation (“PBSA”) investors CA Ventures and Harrison Street, with four-year facilities that will fund the development of PBSA schemes in prime London, Edinburgh, Leicester and Belfast locations.

Investec Australia’s corporate loan book sold to Metrics Credit Partners

Investec Australia’s corporate loan book sold to Metrics Credit Partners

25 Mar 2021

Investec in Australia today announced it had reached agreement to sell its local corporate and acquisition finance (CAF) loan portfolio to Metrics Credit Partners.

Investec advises Blue Chip on its sale to Service Express

Investec advises Blue Chip on its sale to Service Express

1 Feb 2021

Investec has advised Blue Chip, the UK's leading IBM maintenance and managed services provider, on its sale to US-based, private equity backed Service Express.

Investec launches inaugural direct lending fund

Investec launches inaugural direct lending fund

11 Jan 2021

Investec Bank plc (“Investec”) is pleased to announce the first close of its inaugural debt fund, Investec Private Debt Fund I (“PDFI”), a discretionary direct lending fund with capital commitments of €165m.

Investec acquires 2 Boeing 737-800 aircraft

Investec acquires 2 Boeing 737-800 aircraft

6 January 2020

Investec Bank is pleased to announce the acquisition of two Boeing 737-800 aircraft by its managed equity fund, Investec Aircraft Syndicate 2. Each aircraft is subject to an operating lease, one with Xiamen Airlines and one with Shandong Airlines of China.

Global Financial Advisory partnership announced

Global Financial Advisory partnership announced

10 Nov 2020

Capitalmind International, Investec Bank plc, Regions Securities and its M&A Arm BlackArch Partners, announce partnership for Global Financial Advisory. Leading middle market firms Capitalmind International BV (“Capitalmind”), Investec Bank plc (“Investec”), and Regions Securities LLC (“Regions” and together with its advisory arm, BlackArch Partners, “BlackArch”) (“the Partners”) announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership (“the Partnership”) in relation to their respective corporate finance and M&A advisory operations.

Investec provides €40m facility to Aberdeen Standard European Logistics plc

Investec provides €40m facility to Aberdeen Standard European Logistics plc

27 Oct 2020

Investec Fund Solutions (“Investec”) has provided a new uncommitted four year €40m master facilities loan agreement for Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income PLC (“ASELI”).

 

 

Investec arranges €72.5m facility to fund Portuguese unsubsidised solar project

Investec arranges €72.5m facility to fund Portuguese unsubsidised solar project

16 Oct 2020

Investec Power and Infrastructure Finance UK (“Investec”) has today announced the successful structuring of a €72.5m bridge facility for WElink to re-finance existing debt and fund construction completion of Solara4, a 220MW Solar PV farm located in southern Portugal, ahead of an expected sale.

Investec provides ESG-linked subscription facility for Investindustrial

Investec provides ESG-linked subscription facility for Investindustrial

24 Jul 2020

Investec Bank plc (“Investec”) has provided a €600m ESG-linked facility to Investindustrial, a leading European investment group, in respect of Investindustrial Fund VII. The facility is one of the first European mid-market ESG-linked subscription lines.

GP Trends Report 2020

Something else with a headline in here that could be quite long

09 Nov 2020

  • 83 per cent do not expect to make an exit within next 12 months
  • A third have suspended marketing for their next fund or expect to do so
  • Industry enters buyer’s market, with 73 per cent expecting returns from 2020 vintage deals to be at least as strong as the 2010 vintage

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