Commercial Real Estate Finance - Director/Managing Director
May 23, 2018
London, United Kingdom
The business provides debt advisory services and creates access to the institutional markets for property companies, funds and developers seeking to raise capital for acquisition, refinancing or restructuring debt secured on a wide range of European real estate.
They structure and arrange senior debt, mezzanine facilities, preferred equity and equity investments and corporate financing, assisting borrowers in identifying the appropriate solution and in negotiating, documenting and closing transactions. Their deep knowledge of both the product and the market place enable us to provide bespoke solutions for property owners and incumbent lenders.
The business is a leader in the asset backed securities market and has relationships with over 150 institutional investors specialising in property related debt instruments. By understanding the specific risk profiles of these investor clients they are able to efficiently structure debt finance, in either security or loan format, optimising the cost of raising senior or whole loan financing for borrowers.
Prime and regional office and business parks
Prime and regional shopping centres and retail outlets
Logistics and warehouses
Hotels and serviced apartments
Operating businesses with significant real estate holdings
Arranging senior/junior financing, matching senior debt requirements with security and ranking preferences of specific mezzanine investors to identify optimal funding options
Structuring rescue finance in the form of preferred equity or (partially) secured mezzanine to de-lever existing transactions
Introducing equity partners capable of bringing specific skills to particular transactions
Exploring loan, debenture and bond alternatives to maximise access to lenders and bond investors while optimising pricing and structure
Sourcing institutional capital for certain types of development financing
Introducing junior investors or syndicate partners to existing lenders
Advising sponsors on sourcing debt and equity financing and on asset sales
Research and analysis of CMBS restructuring proposals at loan and bond level
Advising on loan restructuring, including review of refinancing options and sourcing rescue financing