Revelan Group

Revelan Group (UK Industrials and Logistics) – Equity Investment
Date: October 2017
Deal Size: Majority investment into an existing £200m Revelan Group industrial focused portfolio by Ares Management.
About the client: Revelan Group is a UK multi-let industrials and logistics owner, with a c. £200m portfolio of industrial assets in the UK.
About the transaction: Akur Capital ran an extensive process to identify and deliver an appropriate equity partner for the Revelan Group management team during 2017.

This was a unique opportunity for a sector specialist like Ares Management to take advantage of the value add nature of taking an existing UK industrial focused portfolio into a pure play industrial logistics platform; unlocking the income and capital value inherent within the assets.

Ares (a leading alternative asset manager) has invested and partnered with Revelan to deliver a pure play industrial logistics portfolio of scale, capitalising on the growing demand for space from e-commerce companies.

Lead: Tom Frost
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Chris Young…

Chris is focused on listed closed-ended funds, specialising in both equity and debt capital fundraising.

He has over 16 years’ experience in both sales and research. With relationships across many of the large institutional investors in the sector, he has worked across IPOs, secondary fundraisings, placings and sales.

He began his career in the City as an investment funds analyst at Credit Lyonnais in 1999, and has subsequently held positions at Lazard Panmure Gordon, Arbuthnot Securities, and most recently as a specialist salesman within the investment funds team at Westhouse Securities. He is focused on private and public real estate and REITs, infrastructure and utilities, emerging markets, private equity and alternatives.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3780 8746
Mob: +44 (0) 7471 141 303
Email: cyoung@akur.co.uk