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The participants in Real Estate Capital Europe’s mid-market roundtable seek to discover opportunity in a segment buffeted by economic headwinds.
Retrenchment by banks in Europe has opened huge scope for growth, but private real estate debt providers are keeping a weather eye on the effects of inflation.
Real Estate Capital Europe’s Spanish roundtable participants observe that despite a difficult pandemic, liquidity has swiftly flooded back to the country.
Covid has added complexity because of the changes in lender appetite but the sector is bouncing back after a three-month hold.
Retrenchment among the big domestic banks that dominate the French market has created opportunities for debt funds – when sponsors are willing to pay the price.
Participants in our first virtual roundtable predict lenders in France will reprice property debt and reduce leverage as the market copes with covid-19.
Capital providers and their managers are seeking fresh pockets of value as fundraising in the sector dips.
Five industry experts gauge the impact of the UK’s departure from the EU on the commercial real estate debt market. Photography by Micha Theiner.