Our inaugural survey of the leading Asian lenders in Europe reflects a growing pool of organisations led by established Japanese banks and relatively new Chinese lenders but also including a growing number of niche operators. Paul Yandall reports.
As regulations and volatile market conditions hamper the traditional mainstays of the lending world, fast-moving unregulated lenders are in a position to cherry pick the best deals. Al Barbarino meets with Stuart Boesky and his team at Pembrook Capital Management to discuss the new environment.
W&I insurance is increasingly being used as a mechanism to re-allocate the risk of breach of warranty claims in private market real estate transactions. Janine Fenwick and Ben Brindle of Risk Capital Advisors explain its merits
LBBW’s London branch was behind a £210 million financing of the Aldgate Tower office building located on the eastern fringes of the City of London. The German bank provided the loan to Brookfield and China Life to fund the acquisition of the 317,000 square foot tower from Irish firm Aldgate Investments.
Is the European real estate lending market still pausing, or is it beginning to move on? The latest apparent confirmation of a subdued market came with the most recent Cushman & Wakefield report into loan sales, however, some lenders insist things are beginning to pick up.