Germany’s Pfandbrief banks are commercial real estate financing machines, propelled by momentum that shows no signs of abating.
With an increasing appetite to provide debt capital alongside equity investment, property companies are the latest players to enter real estate lending, writes Lauren Parr.
Those real estate lenders willing to branch into niche sectors will stand the best chance of winning business, writes Savills valuation director Nick Hume.
There is a long way to go before investors feel comfortable getting behind securities backed by NPLs, despite regulators’ efforts, writes David Brooke
Given their wafer-thin lending margins, it remains a mystery to many in the real estate industry how the country’s property bankers turn a profit. Lauren Parr asks the question.
Core investors remain focused on Germany’s prime property, reports Doug Morrison.
Lauren Parr speaks to those alternative lenders managing to carve out a niche in the country’s uber-competitive lending market.
Fresh from raising a third wave of capital for its lending strategy, LaSalle Investment Management debt boss Amy Aznar tells Daniel Cunningham that the market still needs those willing to provide higher leverage.
The time is right for two major private equity firms to be taking their real estate debt platforms public, writes Meghan Morris.
Blackstone’s €12.25bn sale of Logicor to CIC could be the latest example of IPOs being used to drum up business for a sale. By Jamie Henderson.