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SPECIAL REPORT: REGULATION

Regulation: A market shaped by red tape

In the wake of the financial crisis, efforts to reform financial markets have had a profound effect on real estate lending.

OPINION

We need to talk about the Presidents Club

The property industry, including the lending community, must respond to the harassment scandal.

Getting regulation right

Efforts to reform banking will bolster real estate finance markets.

Diversification is the trend to watch

Whether by geography, sector or product, real estate finance providers are broadening their scope. Alternative lenders, particularly, are set to benefit from the drive to diversify.

DATA

Coeur Défense mega-deal rounds off 2017

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

REC'S VIEW

NUMBER OF THE WEEK

£600m

The amount raised by DRC Capital for its third mezzanine and whole loan fund.

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“Real estate is illiquid and it is arguably a more natural asset to be held by pension funds and insurers, which are less mark-to-market oriented than commercial banks.”

Jim Blakemore, the head of GreenOak Real Estate’s debt business, on why the private debt fund model benefits the real estate lending markets.