17.09.2019

    Equity fund seeking $150m

    09 September 2019

    GEELONG ADVERTISER

    QUINTESSENTIAL Equity has identified Geelong as a key target after launching a capital raising venture which is seeking $150 million to take advantage of purchasing opportunities in commercial property.

    The launch for Master Fund No.2 will present investors with an opportunity to access a fund that seeks to provide a net internal rate of return of no less than 8 per cent on each property it acquires, based on conservative assumptions.

    Quintessential Equity executive chairman Shane Quinn said the company would look for more opportunities in a Geelong market that has served them well recently.

    “With a growing population and economy, alongside a commitment to innovative projects, there’s no doubt that Geelong is fast becoming a dynamic and exciting city for people to work, live and play,” Mr Quinn said.

    The Melbourne-based diversified commercial property group’s record in Geelong includes developing WorkSafe’s new headquarters at 1 Malop Street, a project that led the way for sustainability and occupant wellbeing globally.

    “We’re also building a fit for-purpose, modern head office for GMHBA on its current site in Moorabool Street, which we believe will be Geelong’s next iconic building,” Mr Quin said.

    Quintessential Equity raised $113 million in April 2018 in its inaugural Master Fund.

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