Mount Street Portfolio Advisers advises Helaba on establishment of “HLB Private Markets” Debt Fund Platform

  • Leo Jesus
  • September 20, 2023

Mount Street acts as independent portfolio manager for the HLB Private Markets platform and supports fundraising strategy for the closing of the Infrastructure Debt Fund I

London – 20 September 2023 – Mount Street Group (‘Mount Street’), a leading global third-party
loan servicing and credit asset management firm, today announces that it has advised
Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale (“Helaba”), one of Germany’s leading banks, on the successful establishment of its new “HLB Private Markets” Debt Fund Platform. Mount Street also supported the fundraising strategy for the first closing of its Infrastructure Debt Fund I which was launched alongside a large Canadian institutional investor. This fund represents the first of a series of debt funds with target volumes of €200-500 million.

Through its regulated business, Mount Street Portfolio Advisers GmbH (“MSPA”), Mount Street
supported the HLB Private Markets platform’s fundraising strategy, playing a key role in enabling
global institutional investors to access Helaba’s high quality infrastructure senior debt offering, as
well as acting as an independent portfolio manager for Helaba’s Infrastructure Debt Fund I

Erwin Hennenberg, Head of Germany and Mount Street Portfolio Advisers, Mount Street

“We are pleased to support Helaba with the establishment of its new private markets debt
platform and the closing of its Infrastructure Debt Fund I. Mount Street’s regulated business,
MSPA, has extensive expertise in handling large and complex portfolios and providing portfolio
management services in alternative assets and private debt markets, which has been further
illustrated through our role in supporting Helaba on this major strategic growth milestone.”

Ingo Wichelhaus, Co-Head of Business Development, Mount Street added:

“We are excited to have supported Helaba with our holistic offering of advisory and solutiondriven capabilities, by providing a broader range of investors with access to Helaba’s bespoke,
sustainably focused infrastructure debt offering. Our expertise has supported Helaba’s strategy in
raising institutional investor capital for the fund, as well as advising Helaba on the structuring and
set up of the Luxemburg fund structure.”



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