Chicago, IL, September 27, 2013 – AAM, a leading investment manager that works exclusively with the insurance industry, announced today that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Quadrant Real Estate Advisors. Quadrant is an Atlanta-based investment manager whose principals have a track record of over 20 years of successfully managing first-lien commercial mortgage loans on behalf of institutional investors. The partnership with Quadrant offers a conservative underwriting approach to the commercial mortgage loan market for AAM’s insurance clients. Commercial Mortgage Loans will be underwritten and managed by Quadrant, utilizing the depth of their loan sourcing platform. AAM will provide ongoing client servicing and support for statutory reporting. Additionally, AAM will be utilizing their expertise in working with insurance companies to determine an appropriate allocation to commercial mortgage loans based on individual client risk parameters, regulatory constraints and investment objectives.
“Quadrant brings the unique combination of an independent platform, impressive loan sourcing infrastructure, and a successful track record of managing commercial mortgage loans for insurance companies,” said John Schaefer, AAM President.“ Their conservative approach to commercial mortgage loans fits the profile of many of the clients at AAM and represents an attractive asset class in this challenging interest rate environment.”
“We are very excited to work with AAM,” said Kurt Wright, CEO of Quadrant Real Estate Advisors. “They have excellent trusted advisor relationships with many U.S. based insurers who are well positioned to exploit the extremely attractive U.S. commercial mortgage market. AAM’s fiduciary culture and commitment to their clients mirrors Quadrant’s which will contribute toward excellent investment performance and client service over the long-term.”
AAM (www.aamcompany.com) is based in Chicago, IL and specializes in the management of insurance company portfolios. AAM offers a comprehensive investment management service that incorporates an array of value added services, including Schedule D Investment Accounting, Dynamic Tax Analysis, and Dynamic Asset/Liability Modeling. AAM manages 96 clients across insurance industry lines of business.
Quadrant Real Estate Advisors (www.quadrantrea.com) is based in Atlanta, GA with offices in London, England and Sydney, Australia. Quadrant manages $6.3 billion of commercial and multi-family real estate assets. Quadrant’s investment style is fundamentals driven with a focus on capital preservation, current income and relative value. The Quadrant management team has worked together for nearly two decades, and the combined real estate investment experience of the senior partner team exceeds 250 years and spans over several market cycles across all property types.