Just as the Brexit vote dampened activity, this year’s political uncertainty is taking its toll. But, as in 2016, certain sectors remain resilient, writes Lorna Brown of Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets
The European commercial real estate lending market faces numerous headwinds. John Barakat, head of real estate finance at M&G Investments, explains how managers can protect their investors’ capital while generating a return.
Most did not exist a decade ago. Now, the UK’s emergent property debt providers, including challenger banks, peer-to-peer platforms and specialist lenders, are raising their profiles and their ambitions.
Natixis aims to capitalise on property investors’ international activities by operating an originate-to-distribute model across continents. Emmanuel Verhoosel, the French bank’s global head of real estate and hospitality, discusses market conditions.