April 2018 Issue


    Month: April
    Year: 2018

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    Globalised markets are now the norm

    The profile of buyers will shift, but foreign investment into European real estate will remain crucial, writes David Hutchings, head of EMEA investment strategy at Cushman & Wakefield

    Agency deals could revive CMBS

    Sponsor-led securitisations can be challenging, but are a competitive financing option, says Reed Smith partner Iain Balkwill

    Debt fund data: Funds in market

    The latest figures compiled by our data team show there are 29 Europe-focused debt funds with known targets above €100 million currently fundraising.

    Goldman Sachs MBD: Going big

    Goldman Sachs’ merchant bank has closed its largest global real estate credit fund, raising $6.7bn. The bank’s Jim Garman and Richard Spencer explain the advantages that come with size.

    MIPIM highlights a borrowers’ market

    Property finance professionals gathered in Cannes described an intensely competitive lending space.

    UK hotels attract finance in March deals

    Real Estate Capital’s data on the latest UK and continental European real estate lending deals.

    Appetite for construction

    Development debt has been constrained this cycle, but sponsors’ build-to-core strategies are attracting finance.

    Allianz to add development lending to its debt capabilities – Exclusive

    The German insurer is aiming to diversify its property loan book with ‘enhanced’ lending products.

    Capital flows 3: Investors shift to debt

    In the final part of REC's series on capital flows, Lauren Parr examines how real estate credit vehicles are being boosted by the rise of private debt.

    MIPIM: Positivity, but less partying

    Several major banks may have avoided this year’s Cannes event, but those lenders in attendance remain confident about the market.

    Appetite for construction

    Development debt has been constrained this cycle, but sponsors’ build-to-core strategies are attracting finance.

    Capital flows 2: Feast from the East

    In the second part of REC's series on capital flows, Lauren Parr looks at the growing importance of Asia.

    Capital flows: Global money targets Europe

    In the first of a three-part series this week, REC examines the capital flooding into the continent and what it means for the sector.

    UK lenders play it safe, survey shows

    A survey of UK debt trends shows alternative lenders are encroaching further into senior banks’ territory.

    UK property values move towards riskier territory

    Research shows the likelihood of a property crash is gradually increasing.

    Why syndicated lending is down

    Several factors explain why volumes took another annual dip.

    Five reasons to lend in Portugal

    The country’s real estate market is in recovery mode and offers opportunities for debt providers.
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