Investec has put forward £47.6m of funding towards a student accommodation scheme in east London.
The scheme, on Blackhorse Road, will provide space for 527 students. Investec is providing 24 months of funding to Curlew Student Trust.
The money will fund the building of the project, set to be completed in July this year, and will also be used as an investment in the building - which will be called Mannequin House - for an 18-month period following its construction.
Curlew Student Trust is forward-funding the scheme with Watkin Jones acting as the main contractor for the development.
The investment brings Investec's total investment into student accommodation to £350m over the last three years.
Mark Bladon at Investec Structured Property Finance said: "The student accommodation sector remains one of the most attractive asset classes for investors, as the UK faces an ongoing supply demand imbalance in certain sub-markets.
"London, in particular, where we are building a track record of providing bespoke debt facilities for leading developers, on competitive terms, will continue to see a requirement for brand-new purpose built space, as the global leader in the provision of quality higher-education."