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Alicia Villegas
Alicia Villegas is a reporter with Real Estate Capital, based in PEI Media’s London office. Her primary role is to provide news and analysis of the European real estate finance markets. Prior to joining PEI Media in 2017, she was Iberia Correspondent at InvestmentEurope, covering the asset management industry, with a focus on fund sectors. Previous roles have included reporting on the international seafood industry for Undercurrent News.
Dutch lender ING Bank has written a €120 million term loan that will be used to continue the refinancing process of the CBRE Global Investors Dutch Retail Fund’s debt facilities.
Dutch banks ABN Amro and Rabobank have provided a €180 million loan for a development project in Amsterdam’s central waterfront area on the north bank of the River IJ.
Listed industrial property specialist SEGRO has raised €650 million through a private placement of senior unsecured notes with 13 US institutional investors. Fresh capital will be used to refinance the 2018 sterling bonds and secured debt within the Airport Property Partnership. The issue consists of three tranches: €400 million at a fixed coupon of 1.77 […]
M&G Investments has provided a five-year whole loan to finance the recent acquisition of a Scottish retail park by an Orion Capital Managers fund.
Cheyne Capital has written a £35 million junior loan to Lincolnshire-based residential developer Larkfleet Homes, to finance the firm’s UK expansion plans. The junior facility supplements senior debt which was provided by HSBC. “Larkfleet had secured a number of attractive land opportunities but their existing senior debt facilities were proving a constraint on being able […]
German real estate investor DIC Asset has raised €130 million through the issue of a five-year corporate bond.
Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes has secured a €50 million two-year loan from Activate Capital, a Dublin-based residential development lender.
Cypriot lender Hellenic Bank has sold its non-performing loan and real estate management business to a loan servicing platform for €20 million.
Core Capital-owned Brasserie Bar Co has sourced a £23 million debt refinancing from OakNorth Bank and ESO Capital to fund its expansion across the UK. The funds will enable Brasserie Bar Co, the parent group of casual dining brands Brasserie Blanc and the White Brasserie Company, to open 24 new sites over the next five […]
Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, through its partnership with group insurer Scottish Widows, has provided a £55 million loan to UK real estate investment trust LXi REIT. The 12-year loan has been arranged at a fixed all-in rate of 2.93 percent a year, and reflects a loan-to-value ratio of 30 percent. The REIT said the cost […]

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