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IN FOCUS: THE RETAIL CRISIS

OPINION

Lenders should not always give borrowers what they want

Although some borrowers are asking for higher leverage, lenders should only provide it when there is a clear opportunity to add value to an asset.

Financing retail requires an urgent rethink

Retail property needs to adapt to survive. And to ensure it has an adequate supply of debt, lenders and borrowers must adjust their approach.

SAREB risks losing momentum by abandoning NPL sales altogether

Spain’s ‘bad bank’ will not put large portfolios of toxic assets up for sale, despite high demand from investors. This refusal might be unnecessary.

EUROPE'S TOP 40 LENDERS

Europe’s Top 40 Lenders: does your organisation deserve to make our 2019 list?

Our annual rundown of Europe’s most important commercial real estate lenders will be published in September. Now is the time to pitch for your organisation to be considered.

REC'S VIEW

NUMBER OF THE WEEK

$2m

The high end of the bonus scale for managing directors in the CRE banking sector, as reported by executive search firm Sousou as part of its pay scales report on the real estate debt industry.

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“We always need to be sure the debt tail does not wag the dog”

M7’s Hugh Fraser on how his firm uses debt to support investment.

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