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Pbb provides €140m for German residential scheme

German bank pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a €140 million loan to local developer Gerchgroup to fund a land acquisition in Cologne, Germany.

The benefits of German banking consolidation

Deutsche Hypo’s purchase by one of its rival real estate lenders could prove a canny move.

Bank Pekao provides €200m loan for Polish mall

Poland’s Bank Pekao has written a €200 million loan to refinance the Galeria Północna retail park in Warsaw.

German banks ‘bid for Deutsche Hypo’

LBBW, Aareal and pbb have reportedly submitted offers to buy the German mortgage bank, with a final decision on its sale due in January.

Lloyds and Scottish Widows arrange £40m loan for LXi REIT

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, through its partnership with group insurer Scottish Widows, has provided a £40 million loan (€45.27 million) to UK real estate investment trust LXi REIT.

Cerberus sources €3bn financing from Morgan Stanley – report

US private equity firm Cerberus has signed €3 billion debt financing with Morgan Stanley to finance the acquisition of BBVA's bulk of property assets, Spanish media reported.

REC Awards 2017: Voting has opened

It’s the news you’ve all been waiting for… The Real Estate Capital annual awards poll is now open, giving you the chance to have your say on which organisations and deals defined the market in 2017.

The reappearance of European CMBS

The European CMBS market has worked on a slow burn this year even by its own standards, with the first public deal creeping in just weeks before the end of 2017.

Club finances Coeur Défense with €900m loan

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, ING and Natixis have provided a seven-year loan of 50 percent LTV to fund the Paris office complex acquisition by an Amundi-led consortium.

Barclays makes changes at the top of real estate unit

Barclays Corporate Banking has reshuffled its real estate team following the retirement of two senior bankers.