March 2017 Issue

    Month: March
    Year: 2017

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    Editor’s letter: Globalism under threat

    March is MIPIM month and an annual reminder of just how international today’s real estate industry has become, writes Daniel Cunningham.

    Analysis: Europe from above

    With 2017 well underway, Daniel Cunningham examines the key factors affecting the region’s real estate lending.

    Inflation on the rise

    Real estate finance professionals play down the impact of rising inflation. By Doug Morrison.

    Syndicated loan market fails to keep pace in a testing year

    The volume of syndicated real estate loans fell sharply between 2015 and 2016, according to Dealogic’s latest figures. Daniel Cunningham reports.

    Special Report: Capital remains mobile

    Global capital continues to flow into Europe, but while North American opportunistic money is gradually exiting, Asian institutions are in buy-mode. Lauren Parr reports.

    The Trump effect

    The election of Donald Trump to the US presidency could have a disruptive effect on capital flows, writes Lauren Parr.

    Chinese wall won’t stop the outflow of capital

    Beijing is attempting to curb capital from leaving the country, but it will still find a home in European real estate, writes Lauren Parr.

    Asian capital diversifies across Europe

    Asian investors in European real estate are parking their money in a greater number of sectors and locations. Real Capital Analytics’ Tom Leahy examines the data.

    DekaBank: Sticking to the mission

    DekaBank’s real estate boss Anni Hönicke tells Daniel Cunningham why the German bank will continue to target large, prime deals, despite Brexit, European elections and Donald Trump.

    Country Focus: Ireland hopes for ‘Brexodus’ spoils

    UK occupiers have tested Dublin for potential Brexit-related relocations, but is there enough financial liquidity to support subsequent real estate market activity? Daniel Cunningham reports.

    Reed Smith: UK loan terms reflect challenging market conditions

    The small-print on UK real estate loan agreements has widely changed in response to the EU referendum result. Matthew Heaton, Francisca Sepúlveda and Diane Roberts of global law firm Reed Smith explain why and how.

    CAPITAL WATCH: Recent lending deals Feb 2017

    In the French market, DekaBank was lined up to provide a €290 million financing of the purchase of So Ouest Plaza, L’Oreal’s Paris HQ, for a consortium of Korean investors which are in the process of buying the property.

    CAPITAL WATCH: Private real estate debt funds Feb 2017

    The latest figures compiled by our Research & Analytics division show there are 26 debt funds in the European market with known total targets targeting €100 million-plus, seeking more than €15 billion between them.