November 2018 issue

    Month: November
    Year: 2018

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    DOWNLOAD: Commercial real estate debt investor survey

    The survey, compiled by sister title Private Debt Investor, provides insights into CRE debt from a wide range of investors.

    M&G on making capital work in the changing debt landscape

    Real estate debt can meet investors’ returns expectations, but managers need to navigate a more challenging late-cycle market, argue John Barakat and Peter Foldvari of M&G Investments

    Fundraising: How to give investors what they want

    In today’s European real estate debt fundraising environment, managers need to work hard to attract investors and meet their expectations. David Turner finds out how they are doing it.

    News in numbers: A booming global market

    The figures that shaped the property finance industry from mid-September to mid-October.

    Europe’s debt fund managers must be ready for a downturn

    Commercial property debt funds gained traction in Europe due to post-crisis financial illiquidity. Now, managers must prove their model will work through cycles.

    AustralianSuper: The €90bn pension fund targeting European property lending

    Australia’s largest superannuation fund, has entered the European real estate lending market. Real Estate Capital finds out about its plans.

    The Netherlands: Europe’s property growth story

    With investment volumes hitting record levels last year, lenders are making the most of a booming market.

    Why Allianz is opening its debt strategy to external investors

    The creation of a central debt platform has paved the way for the German insurer to raise capital from third-parties.

    Why borrowers are going long in debt deals

    The prospect of rising interest rates and the proliferation of buy-to-hold strategies are among the drivers of long-term loan deals.

    Germany’s shortage of builders says a lot about European real estate markets

    We might be at a late stage of the property cycle, but capital providers are determined to find routes into the market.

    UK CRE lending has been loss-making for three cycles, industry watchers claim

    Property lenders must create late-cycle strategies to avoid the “profitability black hole” of previous cycles, a debt working group has urged.