Press Release November 30, 2021

Slate Continues Global Expansion with New Zealand Super Venture

The Private Investment Funds team advised Slate on its launch of a European investment strategy in partnership with the New Zealand Superannuation Fund. Slate secured an anchor commitment from the fund for an investment program focused on assets generating income across Europe.

Slate is a global investment and asset management firm.

The NZ Super Fund is a New Zealand Government savings vehicle to help pre-fund the future cost of universal superannuation.

The partnership will start with the recapitalization of a €427 million portfolio of grocery-anchored assets.

The Goodwin team was led by Samantha Lake Coghlan and Terri Houston with assistance from Alexandra Finlayson, Chloe Capone, Paul Lyons, Laura Charkin, Matt Birchall, Alexandrine Armstrong-Cerfontaine, Oana Millich, and Florian Brandelong.

A Goodwin Frankfurt team led by Marc Bohne and Matthias Rüdt von Collenberg with assistance from Dr. Stephan Kock, Heiko Penndorf, Felix Krüger, Anton Amann and Nicola Reinholz advised on the acquisition of the seed portfolio.