January 2013 Issue

    Month: January
    Year: 2013

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    Goldman’s and BoI’s €400m lending supports Irish revival

    Bank of Ireland and Goldman Sachs fund seven deals for buyers including Blackstone and Kennedy Wilson, as foreign players join Irish bargain hunt

    Foreign buyers seek bargain gems in repriced Emerald Isle

    IRISH PROPERTY MARKET Private equity leads as overseas capital re-enters Irish investment market, reports Jane Roberts

    DC switch may cut off flow of pension income to property

    DC PENSIONS Industry to research how property can meet the needs of DC pension funds, reports Alex Catalano

    Government’s pension trust set for direct property buys

    State pension manager NEST tenders UK and global REIT mandates

    Lloyds raises its targets for real estate lending in 2013

    Lender is believed to have set £2.5bn target for global corporates team

    Moor Park will launch ARC into European investment

     US REIT is targeting European sale-and-leaseback deals via UK manager

    Fizzy aims to add sparkle for investors in UK rented sector

    PRIVATE RENTED SECTOR Housing association believes Macquarie’s backing will attract institutions, writes Doug Morrison

    FSA puts pressure on banks to adopt slotting in place of ‘ropey’ risk models

    Regulator tells banks to start using slotting’s ‘simple buckets’ to weigh up their property loan risk

    Optimistic industry tips this year’s trend to be recovery

    ULI EMERGING TRENDS REPORT Report finds industry leaders upbeat about investment and profitability, writes Alex Catalano

    Lloyds makes a bigger splash as debt tide shows signs of turning

    The property teams at Lloyds have been out spreading the word that the bank has much higher targets for real estate lending in 2013, targets that seem to have taken even them by surprise. But it’s a pleasant surprise and is backed  up by the bank’s corporate real estate head, Richard Heath, who couldn’t discuss […]