February 2013 Issue

    Month: February
    Year: 2013

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    Regulation: The slow death of Libor

    How will the real estate lending industry deal with the phasing out of its pricing benchmark?

    Best assets lend long lease of life to an ‘uninspired’ market

    IPD 2012 FIGURES IPD’s 2.7% UK 2012 return masks strength of London and long-leased assets, writes Jane Roberts

    ARC transports sale-and-leaseback specialist into new waters

    MOOR PARK A link-up with US REIT manager American Realty Capital has given the dealmakers behind Moor Park Capital Partners access to a deep pool of US retail investors’ money, reports Jane Roberts

    Toys R Us puts CMBS into play to refinance UK debt

    Retailer is believed to have lined up buyers for securitisation deal to help refinance UK property portfolio, pointing to new investor interest in CMBS

    Investors put trust in Patron to deliver outperformance

    PRIVATE EQUITY Patron says transparency with investors was key to raising €880m, fourth fund, writes Jane Roberts

    Global capital crosses borders in quest for European assets

    CAPITAL FLOWS TO PROPERTY 2012 Real Capital Analytics reports uptick in European deals in second half of 2012, writes Alex Catalano

    FTSE goes live with retail bonds index

    Investec develops indices for growing bond market that has seen spate of recent property issues

    More CMBS may be served up as investors regain appetite

    CREDIT OUTLOOK Paul Hastings highlights renewed interest in CMBS and high-yielding debt, reports Jane Roberts

    UK banks and other lenders set for bigger property push

    LENDING INTENTIONS SURVEY Lenders expect to raise property lending 24% in 2013, but most fell short of expectations in 2012

    Longbow’s shot at senior debt market hits stock exchange

    ICG-LONGBOW Manager’s quoted senior debt vehicle will finance property beyond the M25, writes Alex Catalano

    ‘Bad bank’ may be good news for distress hunters in Spain

    PRIVATE EQUITY Spanish banks start to tackle bad property debts, but disposals will take time, reports Lauren Parr


    Peacock quits Aviva for CBRE After 24 years at Aviva Investors Andrew Peacock has left to join CBRE Real Estate Finance, as head of Central London asset management. His role is to develop asset management strategies for investors in large assets. He will also work with the central London agency team. Thassim joins Brookfield in […]