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Berkshire Global Advisors acted as exclusive financial advisor to MV Credit
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  • Berkshire Global Advisors acted as exclusive financial advisor to MV Credit

  • Date: June 2018
  • Sector: Private Markets – Private Equity / Credit
  • Region: EMEA | Private Markets – Private Equity / Credit
  • Seller AUM: $2.3 Billion
  • Seller Details
    MV Credit is an independently managed private credit firm founded in 2000. Since inception the Company has invested circa €5bn in over 500 bespoke debt financing deals, building over time strong long-term relationships with several sponsors. MV Credit invests in senior and subordinated debt across Europe, targeting non-cyclical and defensive industries regions where the Company has a strong understanding.

    Buyer Details
    Natixis IM serves financial professionals via the expertise of 26 specialized investment managers globally. Natixis ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms with more than $1 trillion in AUM (€818 billion). Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis IM is a subsidiary of Natixis. Listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, Natixis is a subsidiary of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France.

    Transaction Summary
    MV Credit, a long-established London based European credit specialist focused on upper mid-cap private debt, will be acquired by Natixis Investment Managers, one of the world’s largest asset management firms headquartered in Paris and Boston. MV Credit will remain a fully autonomous affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers with its existing management team continuing to lead the firm while being able to access Natixis Investment Managers’ centralised global distribution capabilities. Over the years, MV Credit funds have invested more than €5 billion in close to 500 debt financing solutions and have delivered a consistent top quartile track record. The acquisition of MV Credit marks another important step in the development of Natixis Investment Managers’ European real assets range, providing investors with access to a wide range of strategies in private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure.