M7 and APAM create APAM7 Real Estate Limited

M7 and APAM create APAM7 Real Estate Limited to target the secondary office real estate markets across the UK
M7 Real Estate LLP, the specialist investor and asset manager of multi-let light industrial real estate and APAM, an asset manager focussed on the more challenged UK real estate markets have announced the creation of APAM7 Real Estate Limited (“APAM7”).
APAM7 will be targeting secondary office real estate opportunities across the UK, through both acquisitions and the provisions of workout solutions.
APAM brings expertise within the secondary office market in particular and a number of strong lender relationships. M7 brings best in class management systems and reporting infrastructure; intellectual property regarding workout solutions and a number of strong private equity relationships.
Richard Croft, Senior Partner of M7 commented “We are very excited about this tie up. We have seen a number of multi-sector opportunities over the last few months and think the combined expertise of the M7 and APAM businesses will position the business very well to provide a broader range of advice and investment opportunities to existing and new clients”.
Simon Cooke, Co-Founder and Director of APAM added “…..The teams have a similar experience and culture. This combined with the complementary skills and contacts of the two businesses will result in significant new business opportunities for APAM7.”
APAM7’s launch follows on from M7’s announcement last week that it had joined forces with Starwood Capital to create MStar to acquire up to £100million of industrial assets.
Notes to Editors:
Formed in 2009, the M7 team consists of eleven partners and seventeen members of staff. The business has acquired c. £425million of UK assets and currently manages circa 13m sq. feet of space in excess of 2,000 units generating c. £39million pa of income.
APAM was formed by David Russell, Simon Cooke and William Powell and has 10 additional members of staff. The business provides independent UK property asset management advice to private equity, hedge funds, institutions, lenders, borrowers and insolvency practitioners. Since 2011 APAM has been appointed asset managers on 103 properties with a combined value of £500million and totalling 6.6 million sq ft of commercial, leisure, retail and residential property.
For further information, please contact:
Simon Cooke 020 7182 4292
Richard Croft 0203 657 5514

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