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Why Allianz is opening its debt strategy to external investors

The creation of a central debt platform has paved the way for the German insurer to raise capital from third-parties.

Why borrowers are going long in debt deals

The prospect of rising interest rates and the proliferation of buy-to-hold strategies are among the drivers of long-term loan deals.

Germany’s shortage of builders says a lot about European real estate markets

We might be at a late stage of the property cycle, but capital providers are determined to find routes into the market.

Danish RE debt firm eyes Swedish expansion

Kinnerton Credit Management has announced a first close of its fourth fund on around €130m and is including Southern Sweden in its investing mandate for the first time.

Asia leads the way for $1.8trn global CRE market

Asian buyers accounted for 45% of all cross-border real estate investment in the 12 months ending June 2018, according to data published by Cushman & Wakefield.

Assets in evolution: Real estate debt fundraising

Global real estate debt fundraising has recovered from post-crisis lows and is now far more diverse than it was 10 years ago.

The growing momentum of Portuguese NPL sales in two charts

Around €2bn of non-performing loans have been sold in Portugal so far in 2018, while a further €4.2bn of live deals are being tracked, according to Evercore.

Can Japanese LPs become Asia’s next big cornerstone investors?

The prospect of Japanese institutional investors eventually becoming cornerstone investors in funds and other investment structures was discussed at PERE’s annual conference in Tokyo.

Barings hires Chenavari’s Mellor in European push – Exclusive

The London-based real estate lending team is targeting debt investments in continental European markets.

Allianz Real Estate poised to raise external capital for the first time – Exclusive

Europe’s biggest private real estate institutional investor plans to raise third-party capital from the second half of next year for a credit-focused vehicle.

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