September 2016 Issue

    Month: September
    Year: 2016

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    Editor’s letter: The UK voted out, so where are we now?

    There’s something potentially extremely challenging coming down the line, but it’s very slow-moving: indeed, some would say the movement is imperceptible. So what do you do?

    Analysis: A ground level view of delinquency rates

    The best and worst CMBS performers in top US markets can be explained by their underlying real estate and economic fundamentals, finds Al Barbarino

    Europe’s debt advisers find roles despite deal slowdown

    The underdeveloped European debt brokerage model remains compelling, reports Lauren Parr

    Structuring esoteric debt that suits all parties

    Romanian investor Globalworth raised leverage for crown jewels via a Cairn-led bond, reports Jane Roberts

    Eastdil supports Crosstree JV to finance O2 shopping

    The adviser’s knowledge of global lenders contributed to a speedy solution, finds Jane Roberts

    Taking CMBS market share helps US banks to thrive

    The rate of growth of top US debt advisers is tapering, but CBRE remains busy – especially working with banks, reports Justin Slaughter

    LBBW – ‘There’s uncertainty, but little has changed’

    LBBW wrote a major London loan as the EU referendum loomed. Daniel Cunningham asks the German bank whether the Brexit vote has changed its view on the UK

    Country Report: Why the UK is looking to the long term

    Currently able to secure 10-year funding at little more than 3%, many borrowers are looking to lock in cheap rates. Lauren Parr reports

    After the pause? Keep calm and carry on

    A short period after the UK’s historic Brexit vote, Real Estate Capital gathered together four leading market professionals to talk through the consequences – and gain some insight into what the future may hold. Andy Thomson was taking notes

    Industry deals with Brexit vote

    More than two months have passed since the UK took the historic decision to leave the European Union. We canvassed reaction to the Brexit vote from within the property finance industry. Daniel Cunningham reports

    Middle East: Property appetite defies the slump in oil prices

    Despite lots of negative reports about the oil and gas industry, Middle Eastern investment in global real estate has held up well – with the US an increasing focus. Doug Morrison reports.

    CAPITAL WATCH: Recent lending deals Jul/Aug 2016

    The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has curtailed both investment and lending activity, although deals have continued to be closed during late June, July and August.

    CAPITAL WATCH: Private real estate debt funds Jul/Aug 2016

    The latest figures compiled by our Research & Analytics division show there are 116 real estate debt funds in the market, seeking $56.4 billion of capital in total.