The US alternative lending market could alert the less evolved European space to pitfalls, writes Arixa Capital Advisors' Jan Brzeski.
The figures that shaped the property finance industry last month.
The latest figures compiled by our data team show there are 30 Europe-focused debt funds with known targets above €100m currently fundraising.
Real Estate Capital’s data on the latest UK and continental European real estate lending deals.
Italian non-performing loan portfolios have been sliced up and sold into the asset-backed securities market.
With almost $8bn raised worldwide for private real estate debt strategies in Q1 2018, investor interest shows no signs of waning.
The Spanish non-core loan sales market dominated European activity in 2017, although volumes were concentrated in mega-deals.
As the new head of real estate finance at Royal Bank of Scotland, Phil Hooper’s challenge is to navigate the UK bank’s property business through the late stage of the cycle.
Under pressure from the ECB, Greece’s largest lenders are finally bringing loan portfolios to the market.
Loan portfolio sales activity spiked in 2017 but Europe’s non-core real estate debt
pile is still huge.
Just as Europe’s lenders are under increasing pressure to deal with non-performing loans, so, too, will they be encouraged to divest performing debt, argues DebtX's Gifford West.
Lenders are returning to the European securitisation space as senior pricing tightens.
The asset manager is aiming to deploy £200m of capital through a UK-focused debt fund.
The report formerly known as De Montfort highlights several trends that are shaping the market, including growth in development lending and the increasing role of non-bank lenders.
The real estate investment manager will provide whole loans through its second vehicle focused on the country amid ‘strong interest’ in the market despite Brexit uncertainty.
Debt providers are concerned with changes in underlying property markets, but they should not overlook macroeconomic threats, writes Nicole Lux, author of the Cass UK lending survey.
Liquidity in European real estate debt and equity markets shows no sign of drying up, argued panellists at CREFC Europe’s London conference.
A rebound in commercial property lending during H2 2017 put last year’s figures on a par with 2016.
Despite the amount of debt capital available, some borrowers struggle to source real estate loans in Europe.
Lenders stand to benefit from the growth of an ethical real estate finance market, beyond the obvious reasons.