Asset class coverage:
private markets

bfinance supports investors in addressing global private markets investment challenges, from portfolio design and ESG integration to manager selection and due diligence. The private markets team includes dedicated specialists for private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure, providing exceptional breadth and depth of coverage.

Private Debt Corporate Lending Credit Opportunities Asset Backed Debt Trade Finance Speciality Finance Real Estate Real Estate Debt REITs Opportunistic Value Add Core/Core+ Infrastucture Debt Core/Core+ Equity Value-add Equity Renewables Digital Infrastructure Listed Infrastructure Infrastructure Private Equity Venture Capital Buyout Growth Special Solutions Impact Private Markets

Private markets manager searches:

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Specialist advisory support for private market investors

In Manager Research and Selection, asset class experts act as an extension of our clients’ teams. In illiquid investment strategies, investors face wide performance dispersion between managers and long-term investment horizons. As a result, it is particularly crucial to provide high quality manager research, robust portfolio design, expert operational due diligence, high-quality ESG analysis and strong overall governance. Read more about ESG in Manager Research.

Specialists in private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure work closely with consultants supporting clients on Portfolio Design, Strategic Asset Allocation, ESG Advisory, Fee Reviews and Operational Due Diligence. Find out more about specific asset class coverage below.

Asset classes:

Real assets: real estate, infrastructure and niche real assets

Coverage of all parts of the ‘real asset’ equity and debt spectrum, ranging from core/core-plus Real Estate and Infrastructure through to value-added and opportunistic strategies. Knowledge in dedicated ESG-thematic sub-sectors such as Impact Real Estate and Renewable Energy Infrastructure. Experience in ‘niche’ real asset strategies, including agriculture and timberland, and ‘listed real assets’ such as REITs and Listed Infrastructure.

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Private equity and venture capital

Global insight across diverse sub-sectors, from mid-market leveraged buyout to specialist venture capital. Deep understanding of the range of potential structures and entry points for private equity investment including single manager funds, fund-of-funds, primaries, secondaries, direct investments and co-investments.

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Private debt and alternative credit

Diverse experience and knowledge spanning mainstream and niche private credit segments. Supporting clients on Direct Lending, illiquid Alternative Credit, Distressed Debt, Real Estate Debt and Infrastructure Debt, Trade Finance, Leasing, Regulatory Capital Transactions, Royalties, private debt secondaries and more.

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