NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- LaSalle Investment Management ("LaSalle") has partnered with Artivest to expand its reach into the retail market for privately placed U.S. value-add real estate investment programs through a closed end vehicle. LaSalle is a leading institutional investment manager focused on real estate strategies, and has a diverse client base which includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, corporations, endowments, governments and individuals around the world.
"As a best-in-class private real estate investment manager with a 40 year track record of successfully managing portfolios for some of the largest and most sophisticated investors around the world, we are delighted to find a compelling platform to seamlessly connect financial advisors and qualified high-net-worth investors to our flagship U.S. value-add investment strategy," said Jason Kern, CEO of the Americas at LaSalle Investment Management.
At a time of growing demand for private illiquid alternatives among financial advisors and qualified high-net-worth investors, technology advancements are enabling greater access to this investment category than ever before. LaSalle, seeking to stay one step ahead of these developments, identified Artivest as a premium point of entry to the retail market for alternatives. The Artivest Open Network is a powerful digital platform which is transforming the way wealth managers and investors identify, access, and invest in institutional-grade alternative strategies, including private equity, private credit, hedge funds, managed futures, and real assets.
"We are thrilled to welcome LaSalle Investment Management to the Artivest platform. They are joining a growing community of world-class alternative managers, forward-thinking advisors and qualified investors who are utilizing the Artivest Open Network," said James Waldinger, Founder and CEO of Artivest. "Our platform brings together data-driven insights, proprietary technology, and robust diligence expertise to deliver a simplified, efficient experience and remove the barriers that have traditionally stood in the way of advisors and investors seeking access to alternatives."
Artivest is the premier alternative investment platform, offering financial advisors and qualified high-net-worth investors digital access to institutional-quality alternative strategies. Every day, more alternative investment managers and more financial advisors are joining the thousands of professionals already leveraging the Artivest Open Network—the world's first digital open-architecture platform for alternative funds. For asset and wealth managers seeking turnkey enterprise solutions, Artivest offers direct investment access, transaction processing, investment research, product structuring and fund distribution. Artivest is privately held by its employees and outside investors, led by Genstar Capital, Aquiline Capital Partners, KKR and Thiel Capital. For more information, please visit artivest.co.
About LaSalle Investment Management
LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world's leading real estate investment managers. On a global basis, LaSalle manages approximately $64 billion of assets in private and public real estate property and debt investments as of Q4 2018. LaSalle's diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments. For more information please visit lasalle.com.
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