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Safanad increases investment in HC-One following its acquisition of Bupa care homes

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Safanad, the global investor firm, announced today that it has increased its investment in HC-One, a leading provider of health and social care in the United Kingdom, enabling the company’s announced acquisition of 122 Bupa care homes, subject to regulatory approval.  StepStone Real Estate also provided capital supporting the acquisition.  Since 2009, […]

August 25th, 2017|

Safanad Expands Student Housing Portfolio

Safanad U.S. Student Housing Investment Platform Now At $800 Million And 11,000 Beds Following The Acquisition Of 910-Bed Student Community In Maryland

30 January 2018, New York — Safanad Limited (“Safanad”), the global principal investment firm, and Vie Holdings, a US-based real estate investment company specializing in student and multifamily housing, today confirmed the acquisition of […]

January 31st, 2018|

Safanad Supports CentralColo Affiliate to Acquire 200,000-Square Foot Data Center in Northern Virginia

Represents Safanad’s second data center investment

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/– Safanad Limited (“Safanad”), a global principal investment firm, is pleased to announce it has acquired its second data center operation in partnership with Industry Capital.

Responding to increasing demand for critical data center capacity in key geographic locations, CentralColo Holdings (“CentralColo”) announced that it […]

January 31st, 2017|

HC-One Acquires Helen McArdle Care in Next Step of Transformation

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HC-One has today 10th January announced the acquisition of Helen McArdle Care with 20 high-quality care homes (1,343 beds) from family-owned HMC Group joining the HC-One business. In November 2014 HC-One was acquired by Formation Capital, Safanad and Court Cavendish in a £477m deal that brought new investment.

The deal will […]

January 11th, 2017|

Safanad Establishes Suburban Office Investment Platform Through Landmark USD 1.3 Billion Transaction

NEW YORK, Oct 6th, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Safanad Limited (“Safanad”) a global principal investment firm, in a strategic partnership with Workspace Property Trust (“WPT”), a real estate investment firm led by long-term successful industry veterans Thomas Rizk and Roger Thomas, and Square Mile Capital, a diversified real estate investment firm, announced today that it has acquired […]

October 6th, 2016|

Safanad Completes Investment in CentralColo

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Safanad Limited (“Safanad”), a global principal investment firm, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has made an investment in CentralColo Holdings LLC (“CentralColo” or the “Company”).

CentralColo is an operator of data centers offering both retail and wholesale services to a global client base. CentralColo’s first facility is […]

August 4th, 2016|

China’s burden on business

Dr. John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Officer and regular CNBC contributor, was a guest on CNBC’s ‘Power Lunch’ on 1st August. During the segment, John discusses why it’s so difficult for US businesses to succeed in China.

August 3rd, 2016|

The business climate in China

John Rutledge, Safanad’s Chief Investment Strategist and regular CNBC contributor, appeared on CNBC’s ‘Closing Bell’ on 17th June. During this segment John discusses doing business in China in the light of Beijing ruling against Apple in a patent case around the iPhone 6.

June 19th, 2016|

Safanad Completes Acquisition of Rimstock

(New York, NY – June 9, 2016) – Safanad, a global principal investment firm, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has acquired a controlling interest in Rimstock Plc (“Rimstock” or the “Company”).

Rimstock is the leading manufacturer of cast and forged aluminum automotive wheels in the United Kingdom for the automotive aftermarket and original equipment […]

June 9th, 2016|

Safanad and Formation Capital Acquire Assisted Living Facilities from Agape Senior

Safanad and Formation Capital Acquire Assisted Living Facilities from Agape Senior

NEW YORK, March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Safanad, and its industry partner in the senior care investment platform, Formation Capital, have completed the acquisition of 9 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) in the state of South Carolina for $128.6 million.

Agape Senior is one of the largest […]

March 18th, 2016|