- Actis Asia Real Estate 2 (“AARE2”) represents more than US$700million of fund and co-investment commitments and significant additional co-investment opportunity, which is expected to deliver up to US$1billion of investable capital during the life of the Fund
- The Fund continues Actis’ track record in the Asia real estate sector and will allocate capital to invest in real estate that enables the New Economy, with sustainability at the core of our approach, to deliver institutional quality cash flows.
- The Fund is already 50% committed with a strong pipeline in place in logistics, industrial, specialised office and data centres.
6 April 2022 London: Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure, has today announced it has completed fundraising for Actis Asia Real Estate 2 (“AARE2”). The US$700million total represents LP fund and co-investment commitments, additional co-investment opportunities are expected to deliver up to US$1billion of investable capital during the life of the Fund.
The Fund will allocate capital to invest in real estate that enables the New Economy, focusing on Actis’ key geographies of China, Korea, India and South-East Asia, predominantly in Vietnam. With sustainability as the core of our approach, we focus on delivering institutional quality cash flows by developing and operating assets in some of the world’s most dynamic cities, enabling long-term positive impact on local communities.
The Real Estate team at Actis, led by Brian Chinappi, is comprised of over 30 investment professionals across the world, combining truly global insights into macro themes with a deep understanding of micro-market dynamics and extensive global networks and relationships. A dedicated team of Value Creation and Operations professionals work closely with a fully integrated team of six senior Sustainability professionals.
The AARE2 fundraise saw re-ups as well as new commitments from a range of high quality and diversified global investors. The fund was raised by Actis’ in-house teams, with support from Hodes Weill Securities, LLC.
Torbjorn Caesar, Senior Partner at Actis, said: “I’d like to thank our LPs for their ongoing support. This fundraise is a key step in our strategic goal to transform infrastructure for a better tomorrow, by leveraging our expertise as builders and operators, creating sustainability leaders and unlocking global opportunities wherever we find them.”
Brian Chinappi, Partner and Head of Actis’ Real Estate business, said: “Thank you to our LPs for their partnership. Through our deep understanding of micro-market dynamics our focus is on delivering institutional quality cash flow by matching demand- driven by new economy sectors- for logistics, industrial, Specialized Office and Urban Repositioning. We believe values drive value- by instilling sustainability leadership in our investment approach we ensure our assets are leading-edge and future proofed.”
Neil Brown, Partner and Head of Actis’ Investor Development Group, said: “I am energised by the support of our fund investors. Thank you to our LPs for your commitment to Actis’ real estate vision. This fundraise, undertaken during challenging times, is a strong validation or our real estate business, allowing us to continue to develop and operate sustainable assets in the world’s most dynamic cities. We look forward to continuing to invest in real estate that enables the New Economy while creating a positive impact in the countries, cities and communities in which we invest.