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Pontus Sundin Joins Brunswick Real Estate

Debt, Press Release

Stockholm, 20 August 2018

Brunswick Real Estate, which recently held the final close of its second senior debt fund in the Nordics, thereby reaching over SEK 8.5 billion (MEUR 830) under management, recruits Pontus Sundin from Helaba to its Debt team.

Pontus Sundin, with an extensive real estate and credit background from Helaba, Nordea, GE Real Estate and Hypo Real Estate, will be joining Brunswick Real Estate in September.

Brunswick Real Estate Capital, the credit arm of Brunswick Real Estate, is the leading Nordic capital provider focusing solely on Nordic real estate debt. Brunswick Real Estate Capital has successfully held the final closing of its second senior debt fund reaching over SEK 6.6 billion (MEUR 640) of commitments, by far the largest Nordic fund focused on real estate senior debt. Investors areNordic institutional investors including, among others, existing investors Norway’s largest life insurer Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP), Swedish insurance and pension savings company Folksam Group and Swedish PRI Pensionsgaranti.

Louise Richnau, Partner at Brunswick Real Estate, said:

“Pontus is a dream recruitment for us and we warmly welcome him to the team. He has done an excellent job at Helaba and I know he will contribute greatly to Brunswick through his experience and network.”

Peter Leimdörfer, Partner at Brunswick Real Estate, said:

“We see a continued strong demand from borrowers as well as investors. We will continue to invest and grow our debt business and Pontus will play a central role in that work.”

Brunswick Real Estate Capital broke new ground in 2013 when it launched the first fund focused solely on Nordic real estate debt. Brunswick Real Estate Capital II is an unlevered closed ended real estate debt fund offering senior secured lending in Sweden, primarily in the range of SEK 400 to 1,000 million per loan with a term of up to ten years.