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The Los Angeles-based firm has provided a £186m senior loan to GreenPoint to finance the acquisition of a UK car parking portfolio.
The US manager will include UK offices in the lending strategy of its incoming £1.4bn debt fund.
CIM Group will follow a strategy similar to what it does it the US in which it works as a partner for banks.
The London-headquartered firm sees an opportunity to lend up to €800m per year in the region.
The Oaktree-backed lender has written a £25m loan to finance an office-to-residential project in southeast England.
The former head of real estate at UK bank NatWest discusses his market outlook following his move into the alternative lending sector.
Europe’s real estate lending market was a difficult environment in which to do business last year. But some rose to the challenge
Recent fundraising success underlines confidence in alternative lenders, say PGIM Real Estate’s global head of private debt strategy and investor solutions, Andrew Radkiewicz, and Andrew Macland, managing director and head of European debt.
Target returns and sustainability goals can both feature in real estate debt strategies, argue BNP Paribas Asset Management’s Christophe Montcerisier and Nicolas Toupin.
Paul Lloyd, co-founder and CEO at Mount Street, talks about the trend towards large-scale servicing mandates and how a challenging 2023 will impact the debt market.