New York, NY – July 2011 – Mercury Capital Advisors (www.mercurycapitaladvisors.com) served as exclusive placement agent for Vornado Capital Partners, an $800 million real estate investment fund with a global set of significant limited partners. Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO) serves as both General Partner and Investment Manager and previously announced that the fund held its final closing.
About Vornado Realty Trust
Vornado Realty Trust is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (“REIT”), one of the largest publicly traded U.S. REITs (NYSE: VNO). The Company is included in the S&P 500 and has an investment grade debt rating. Headquartered in New York, Vornado is one of the largest owners and managers of commercial real estate in the United States with a portfolio totaling over 100 million square feet, primarily located in the New York City and Washington, DC metropolitan areas. The Company’s four major platforms are Manhattan Office, Washington, DC Office, Retail and Merchandise Mart.
About Mercury Capital Advisors
Established in 2009, Mercury Capital Advisors assists private equity, real estate, infrastructure, venture capital, distressed, mezzanine, secondary and other third-party managers in the capital raising process. The Firm also assists general partner and limited partner clients in other related activities such as fund raising advisory, co-investment and other direct deal placement, agency of secondary sales of limited partnership interests, placement of PIPES and other areas in which the Firm has significant expertise.
With offices in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo and Singapore, and exclusive distribution partners in Bermuda and Latin America, the firm maintains strong relationships with a broad range of the world’s pre-eminent institutional investors, including sovereign wealth funds, corporate and public pension plans, insurance companies, endowments, family offices, foundations, funds of funds, and consultants. The Firm has substantial private equity origination and distribution experience, with industry professionals who have significant expertise across the investment banking, legal, consulting and buy-side disciplines.
Since 2003, professionals now at Mercury Capital Advisors have successfully completed fundraisings for over 100 funds, ranging from $200 million to over $10 billion, with more than $110 billion in aggregate commitments. The sources of capital for these transactions are globally diverse, with investor representation from the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
FOR INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
ALAN A. PARDEE
Mercury Capital Advisors
Tel: (646) 786-8052