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The growing momentum of Portuguese NPL sales in two charts

Around €2bn of non-performing loans have been sold in Portugal so far in 2018, while a further €4.2bn of live deals are being tracked, according to Evercore.

Why lenders should get to know Spain’s SOCIMIs

Almost a decade since the launch of the Spanish equivalent to the REIT regime, listed property vehicles are creating significant business in the debt space.

Hispania sources €340m loan to refinance debt

The Spanish REIT, recently bought by Blackstone, has signed a facility maturing in February 2020 with BNP Paribas.

The NPL deal that could unlock the Cyprus market

Apollo’s purchase of a €2.7bn loan portfolio from Bank of Cyprus is expected to reactivate the island’s property market.

DOWNLOAD: How Italy’s shift to populism is affecting real estate lending

Investment in Italian commercial real estate is down and there are signs of concern among lenders. This seven-slide presentation explores the impact of Italy’s new politics on the property sector.

International club of banks backs Coima in Milan

Banks from Italy, France and the Netherlands have participated in a financing of several properties.

Spanish banks want to play at development again

The financing of a shopping scheme in the country demonstrates banks’ returning appetite for real estate debt.

Spain’s retail sector attracts landmark development loan

Lar España has sourced €98.5m from local banks for the construction of a shopping centre in Seville.

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.

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