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Monday, 18 July 2016

Rockpoint Raises $783Mln for Latest Lower-Risk Investment Fund

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Rockpoint Group has raised nearly $783 million for its latest core-plus fund.

The Boston investment manager is said to be shooting for a $2 billion equity target for the fund, Rockpoint Growth & Income Real Estate Fund II LP, a follow-up to its first core-plus vehicle, which had raised $1 billion of capital as of last year. So far, it's generated a 9.5 percent net internal rate of return, according to the Burlington (Vt.) Employees' Retirement System, which has committed to invest in the latest fund.

Rockpoint traditionally has pursued opportunistic or value-add strategies, and earlier this year had raised $3.3 billion of equity commitments for its opportunistic Rockpoint Real Estate Fund V, well exceeding its $2.5 billion target. It had launched its lower-risk Growth & Income series of funds in 2014, broadening its offerings.

The fund is expected to pursue office and apartment properties and leverage its investments with debt by up to 50 percent. Rockpoint would earn a management fee of 125 basis points on capital commitments of up to $50 million, with those fees declining for larger commitments.

The expectation is that the fund would have a 10-year life, but could be extended by up to another two years. The fund would shoot to provide its investors with a preferred return of 7 percent.

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  • Syndicate to Realpoint: No
  • Subject: Institutional Investment (INS), Opportunity Funds (OPPY)
  • Valuation: More than $150 million
  • Private: No
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