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Brexit caution drives down pbb’s UK lending

The German bank has posted an overall 24% year-on-year drop in new business as it maintains a ‘selective stance’ in financing markets.

Blackstone’s St Katharine Docks has a new lender line-up

After withdrawing the London marina complex from the market last year, the private equity firm has closed a refinancing deal with Allianz Real Estate and Brookfield.

Lloyds provides ‘war chest’ for UK industrial developer

The bank has written a £61m debt facility for Chancerygate.

DRC Capital hires Natalie Howard to expand debt strategies

Former AgFe executive joins the London-based firm as partner.

Pbb backs Korean investor’s first foray in UK retail warehouse

German bank provides £107m loan to Hana Financial Investments, supporting what is claimed to be the largest single asset purchase in the sector so far this year.

Helaba continues UK drive with London office tower loan – Exclusive

The German bank has provided £55m for the acquisition of The Relay Building by a consortium including affiliates of Harbor Group International and ZC Ronogil.

Barings shows faith in UK regional offices with £200m loan – Exclusive

The refinancing of Milton Park, a science and business park in Oxfordshire, represents the private lender’s largest single facility in Europe to date.

KKR and Urban Exposure platform targets ‘underserved’ UK housing

The firms aim to address a ‘shortage of debt capital’ in mainstream residential developments with their joint venture vehicle, which has an initial size of £165m.

Wells Fargo finances student accommodation scheme in Brighton

The US bank has provided a £45m loan to the GCP Student Living REIT, which has noted a ‘structural shortfall’ of such assets across the UK.

Lenders must not waste the Asia opportunity

Cosying up to Eastern money is a strategic must for European debt providers as strong demand from the continent for London offices mitigates Brexit outflows closer to home.

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