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Since March, consultancy CBRE has monitored a set of lender sentiment metrics to gauge the response in the debt market to the covid-19 crisis. Here, Paul Coates, head of debt and structured finance at CBRE Capital Advisors, discusses the findings.
Equity is committed and ready to invest in prime European property, but a lack of clarity on debt terms is an issue for investors.
The real estate lending market is largely on pause. But the deals closed since the onset of the crisis hint at what lenders are still willing to sign off on.
Capital providers and their managers are seeking fresh pockets of value as fundraising in the sector dips.
Syndication is slow and capital value forecasts are bleak, but CMBS transactions remain liquid and real estate is expected to retain relative value.
UK real estate finance specialists, speaking on a recent webinar, expect request for covenant waivers and interest payment holidays to increase in June and July.
The business school’s end-year 2019 survey results show defaults were on the rise pre-covid-19, but that the market entered the crisis in a nonetheless stable state.
The long-term refinancing facility for the Connaught and the Berkeley, two of London’s most luxurious hotels, was arranged by US bank Citi.
Sentiment among Germany’s real estate lenders has plummeted, although those closing transactions are reported to have raised loan margins.

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