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IREF III Funds Overview

India Realty Excellence Fund III

  • Fund Size : INR 1,000 Crore
  • Focus : Residential Real Estate projects in Indian Metros
  • Average Ticket Size : INR 80 – 100 Crore
  • Status : Active

India Realty Excellence Fund III (IREF III) is the latest fund offering by MORE with a target to raise Rs. 1,250 Crs. The fund is focused on investing in Tier 1 cities with a residential focus. The fund aims to generate superior returns through structured transactions accompanied with significant downside protection mechanisms. The fund has accomplished to raise Rs. 1031 Crs. 

The Fund has also started deploying capital from this Fund and has deployed ~ Rs. 644 Crs till date across investments in Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, NCR and Hyderabad.

Investment Strategy

  • City Strategy:

    Fund shall restrict its investment in top 6 cities of India - MMR, Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai and Hyderabad. Investment in individual cities (except for MMR & Bangalore) shall not to exceed 40% of the fund size

  • Project Strategy:

    Investment shall largely be in residential projects which are self-liquidating in nature. In order to achieve the desired IRR, majority Investment shall be at land acquisition stage or pre-approval stage. Investment in a single project shall not exceed 25% of the fund size

  • Developer Strategy:

    The fund shall partner with established developer with good track record, superior execution capability and financially sound. Investment in a group shall not exceed 30% of the fund size

  • Investment Structure Strategy:

    The fund shall undertake structured equity investments and mezzanine investments. Fund plans to undertake structured equity transactions with established reputed developers in each micro market. Focus shall be to invest in mid-income housing residential projects with reasonable approval certainty. In case of mezzanine investments, structure shall be regular fixed coupon along with equity kicker in form of inventory or revenue share in the project.

Sr. No Investment Date Developer Location Committed Amount (in Rs. Cr.) Current Status

1

Feb-16

Kolte Patil

Pune

41

Invested

2

Aug-16

Skyi / Pate Developers

Pune

45

Invested

3

Sep-16

Shriram Properties

Bangalore

30

Invested

4

Sep-16

ATS Group

NCR

55

Exited

5

Oct-16

ATS Group

NCR

59

Exited

6

Oct-16

Rajesh Lifespaces

Mumbai

178

Exited

7

Dec-16

Phoenix Group*

Hyderabad

85

Invested

8

Jun-17

Incor Group

Chennai

37

Invested

9

Jun-17

Casagrand Group

Chennai

12

Invested

10

Jul-17

ATS Group

NCR

72

Invested

11

Sep-17

Spenta/ Sabari Group

Mumbai

80

Invested

12

Sep-17

Casagrand Group2

Chennai

48

Invested

13

Apr-18

ATS Group

NCR

45

Invested

14

Jun-18

Akshaya2

Chennai

114

Invested

15

Jul-18

Gardencity Realty

Chennai

35

Invested

16

Nov-18

Montvert2

Pune

114

Invested

17

Nov-18

SD Corp

Mumbai

75

Invested

18

Dec-18

Ashoka

Hyderabad

60

Invested

19

Dec-18

Radiance2

Chennai

37

Invested

20

Jan-19

BU Bhandari

Pune

70

Invested