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May 17, 2018

Värde Partners Co-Founder Delivers Keynote Address at University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Commencement Ceremony

MINNEAPOLIS – Värde Partners is pleased to share Co-Founder and Executive Chair Marcia Page’s commencement address to the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management’s 2018 graduating class.

Värde Partners Co-Founder Delivers Keynote Address at University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Commencement Ceremony

May 3, 2018

Värde Partners CEO and Co-CIO Speak at Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles

MINNEAPOLIS – Värde Partners, the global alternative investment firm, is pleased to announce that its CEO and Co-Founder, George Hicks, and Co-CIO, Ilfryn Carstairs, both participated in panel discussions at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, California this week.

Värde Partners CEO and Co-CIO Speak at Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles

April 23, 2018

Värde Partners Hires Andrea Raphael as Global Head of Communications and Public Affairs

MINNEAPOLIS and NEW YORK – Värde Partners, the global alternative investment firm, today announced the hire of Andrea Raphael as Global Head of Communications and Public Affairs.

April 11, 2018

Värde Partners Closes Second Mortgage Fund at $750 Million Hard Cap

MINNEAPOLIS – Värde Partners, the global alternative investment firm, today announced the final close of Värde Mortgage Fund II (“VMFII” or “the Fund”) with $750 million in committed capital, reaching the hard cap set for the Fund.

March 26, 2018

Värde Partners to Acquire Remaining 49% Stake in WiZink from Popular-Grupo Santander

MADRID – WiZink and Värde Partners today announced an agreement for Värde Partners to acquire the remaining 49% stake in WiZink, an online bank serving Spain and Portugal, from Banco Santander, S.A. and its subsidiary Banco Popular Español, S.A. (jointly “Grupo Santander”).

February 15, 2018

Värde Partners Leads Investment in London-Based VC Pi Labs

LONDON – Property Innovation Labs (“Pi Labs”), Europe’s first property tech venture capital firm, announces a strategic equity investment to accelerate its global growth.