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EC proposals create uncertainty for secondary loan markets

The LMA has discussed suggested amendments with the European Commission. The industry body's head of legal Amelia Slocombe comments some of the key issues.

Italy’s new politics makes lending trickier

Italy faces a battle to retain lenders’ renewed faith in its property market amid the unpredictability created by the election of the country’s first populist government.

Be ready for a rise in the cost of money

An increase in rates could lead to some lenders reducing their maximum LTV levels, says Savills' Nick Hume.

Five trends that could disrupt non-bank lending Stateside

The US alternative lending market could alert the less evolved European space to pitfalls, writes Arixa Capital Advisors' Jan Brzeski.

Market faces bad (and good) debt wave

Just as Europe’s lenders are under increasing pressure to deal with non-performing loans, so, too, will they be encouraged to divest performing debt, argues DebtX's Gifford West.

What’s keeping lenders up at night in 2018?

Debt providers are concerned with changes in underlying property markets, but they should not overlook macroeconomic threats, writes Nicole Lux, author of the Cass UK lending survey.

Fintech will power property’s future

The real estate industry has been a slow adopter, but new technology has huge potential, says Andrew Baum of Oxford University's Saïd Business School.

Globalised markets are now the norm

The profile of buyers will shift, but foreign investment into European real estate will remain crucial, writes David Hutchings, head of EMEA investment strategy at Cushman & Wakefield

Agency deals could revive CMBS

Sponsor-led securitisations can be challenging, but are a competitive financing option, says Reed Smith partner Iain Balkwill

The merits of the mid-market

There are still pockets of opportunity in this late stage of the cycle – and direct lending in the middle market is one of the most attractive, writes Clark Coffee, head of Tyndaris Real Estate.

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