International investment firm Von der Heyden Group announced its continued expansion after launching a regulated Securitisation Vehicle in Italy.
The team responsible for the Group’s Italian expansion is led by Executive Director and former Finance Minister Tonio Fenech and Associate Private Equity Andrea Massa Vanucci.
The Von der Heyden Group was founded in Germany in 1989 by Sven von der Heyden. Since then, the Group has developed an aggregate investment program of over €650 million in private equity real estate across different asset classes around Europe.
“Italy is developing quite an interesting and attractive credit resolution mechanism that brough into play a unique investment opportunity in acquiring credits backed by undervalued assets,” Mr Fenech said.
“As specialised real estate investors we have the ability to identify such assets that can be acquired at values that offer interesting returns and diversification options to investors,” he continued.
The Group’s latest initiative allows it to continue expanding its asset management activities.
“The Italian market represents an important pillar of our growth plan,” Mr Massa Vanucci said.
“We also look at it as a new investment proposition for professional investors that can be shared with our partners through a regulated structure. We are now focusing to keep building our portfolio with additional strategic allocation,” he concluded.
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