Signal Capital Partners LLP (“Signal”), the London-based private asset management firm, has raised €725m with an investment strategy targeting credit and real estate special situations.
Signal closed its funds in July 2017 and has deployed over €450m across 15 investments to date since September 2015. The private investment funds target transactions of €25m–75m across Europe.
The capital was raised from a diverse set of institutional investors, including endowments, foundations, pension funds, insurance companies, and large family offices across Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.
Signal’s credit opportunities fund focuses on investments in complex, private bilateral situations and highly illiquid public market instruments. The real estate opportunities fund targets CRE investments including private lending, acquisition of debt portfolios and special situation equity.
Signal was founded in 2015 by a team of experienced special situations investors:· Elad Shraga, Chief Investment Officer· Amit Jain, Head of Credit Investments· Gad Caspy, Head of Real Estate InvestmentsThe Signal team comprises 15 individuals, including 11 investment professionals.
Elad Shraga, Chief Investment Officer, Signal Capital, says:
“We are pleased to have received such a strong endorsement from our investors by completing one of the largest first-time special situations fund raises in Europe. In a challenging environment for investment returns across the globe, we have focused our efforts on a distinctive opportunity set which we believe offers compelling risk-adjusted returns. Using proprietary relationships and advanced technology we have invested over €450m in the past 24 months.”