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Alternative Asset Manager Stafford Capital Partners announced today the appointment of Jos Boeren as Head of Agriculture & Food investments. Jos will lead the expansion of Stafford’s agriculture and food investment activities and will report to the CEO of Stafford Capital Partners, Angus Whiteley.
Stafford is pleased to announce USD 1.3bn of new commitments to various Stafford Real Assets strategies in vehicles closed over the last few months.
Stafford Capital Partners (“Stafford”) is pleased to announce the appointments of Steven Zehr as Investment Manager, Stafford Infrastructure in the Zurich office, Jerry Mahon as VP Portfolio Manager, Stafford Timberland in the Austin office and Jazz Rowe as Tax Manager, Stafford Global Operations based in the London office.
Stafford is pleased to announce the final close of Stafford International Timberland VIII Fund (SIT VIII) of USD 612.5m from investors in the UK, Europe and the US. The final close exceeded the target fund size of USD 500m.
Stafford announces that it has been selected to invest a $200m mandate in the global private credit market. The first investment has already been made, with further opportunities in the pipeline at various stages of development. Stafford is seeing the private credit asset class fast becoming a recognised mainstream allocation for institutional investors which it is well positioned to serve with its global coverage through offices in the US, UK and Australia.