Blantyre Capital wraps up debut fund


Blantyre Capital has closed its maiden fund at a hard cap of 500 million euros. The fund’s investors include public and private pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, family offices and wealth advisors. Edgeline Capital Partners was the placement agent.

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October 1, 2019 – EdgeLine Capital Partners is pleased to congratulate Blantyre Capital on the successful final close of their maiden fund at the hard-cap of €500 million. Investors include public and private pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, family offices, and wealth advisors. “We were honored to work with Blantyre Capital on their successful maiden fundraise, which confirmed the high regard investors have for Blantyre’s experience and expertise in European Special Situations,” said Joe Silver, co-founder and managing partner at EdgeLine Capital Partners.

Joe Silver added, “Blantyre is well positioned to identify and secure off-market investment opportunities throughout Europe. Both historically and with the current portfolio, Blantyre’s professionals have executed consistently through market cycles to deliver strong results for their investors.”

Blantyre founding partner, Mubashir Mukadam noted, “We want to thank all of our partners for the opportunity to put their trust in Blantyre. We appreciate there is a scarcity of capital for new managers, and we truly value their support.”

About Blantyre Capital:
Blantyre Capital (www.blantyrecapital.com) is a London-based investment firm focused on partnering with European companies in relaunching good businesses with temporary financial challenges. Blantyre’s flexibility across the capital structure in a wide range of transaction types allows them to focus on a deep value approach with principal protection and attractive upside potential. Their market leading experience across European Special Situations was developed over many years with top tier global institutions.

Blantyre Capital is a London-based investment firm focused on partnering with European companies

About EdgeLine Capital Partners: EdgeLine Capital Partners (www.edgelinecapital.com), through its SEC-registered broker-dealer, EdgeLine Capital LLC, is a leading independently owned placement firm dedicated to raising capital for carefully screened premier investment strategies and partnerships. Founded in 2009, each of the firm’s partners has an average tenure of over 20 years in the investment business, with backgrounds in asset management, business development, investment banking, and financial structuring. The firm’s team of seasoned senior professionals has represented GPs that have successfully secured capital commitments in excess of $50B from a broad set of domestic and international institutional investors, representing multiple alternative investment strategies.