GERMANY- Henderson Private Capital, the private equity arm of Henderson Global Investors, and the Feri Finance Group are launching two private equity fund of funds designed specifically for institutional investors in Germany.

Feri Alternative Assets, part of the independent Feri Finance Group, and Henderson will carry out due diligence and manager selection together.

One of the funds focuses on the north American market, the other on Europe. Aimed at the German market, they will invest, respectively, in portfolios of north American and European private equity funds, predominantly buyouts.

Referring to Feri Alternative Assets, co-head of the Henderson Private Capital investment team Jan Faber says they have an exceptional understanding of the needs of German institutional investors.

“They are part of the highly-regarded Feri Finance Group and have developed a sophisticated rating system for private equity funds,” he says.