Zenzic Capital (“Zenzic”) is pleased to announce it has provided a senior bridge facility to Crosslane Student Developments UK Limited for the acquisition of a Purpose-Built-Student-Accommodation (“PBSA”) site in Nottingham.
The scheme, due to complete in the summer of 2023, will offer a student accommodation with 210 bedrooms.
Wellbeing and amenity spaces will also be created, including a landscaped courtyard, gym, games lounge and cinema room.
The Crosslane Property Group has a successful track record, having developed over 30 high-quality PBSA assets across 22 UK cities representing 7,128 beds.
“We have worked closely with Crosslane to assist with their funding needs and look forward to a successful delivery of the project. Crosslane is a highly experienced developer with a great track record of delivery.”
ZSL Capital Limited is delighted to announce the completion of a mezzanine development facility on the 23rd December 2021 to an experienced developer in Weedon, Northamptonshire.
The scheme, a 47-unit new build residential project in Weedon, will represent a GDV of £12.5m on completion.
Special recognition goes to Matthew Cleave of MPC Estates who introduced the transaction, legal representative Gary Richardson at Freeths LLP, and Adrian Reeves of Paragon Bank.
“An excellent finish to the year. We worked closely and efficiently with all parties involved to bring this to a swift conclusion. The sponsor is a highly experienced developer with a great track record of delivery. We continue to support SME developers in areas that have fallen behind in housing supply.”
Director of Investment and Risk Analysis of ZSL Capital, Theo Theodosiadis
Zenzic Capital is pleased to announce that it acted as corporate finance advisor to Gemporia Partnership on their recent £25m senior secured facility from Santander.
Zenzic Capital is pleased to announce that it acted as corporate finance advisor to Gemporia Partnership (the “Partnership”) on their recent £25m senior secured facility from Santander. Santander UK has provided the £25m facility on a five-year term loan. The funding will enable the Partnership to satisfy deferred consideration from an historic EOT transfer and to focus on its continued growth trajectory, having gained over 50,000 new customers in the year to March.
The Partnership operates in the jewellery and home craft TV retail sector, sourcing and designing the products it sells through its TV shopping channels and website. Based in Worcestershire, the Partnership operates TV channels throughout the day on Sky, Virgin Media, Freesat and Freeview as well as online.
“On behalf of the Partnership, I wanted to say thank you to Zenzic for the great work they put in helping us find a great partner in Santander and putting together a deal that will enable us take the business forward. This has been a significant step for our business and Zenzic, have been integral to making it happen.”
Colin Wagstaffe, Managing Director at the Partnership
We are pleased to announce a mezzanine facility to a highly experienced local developer for a new build development in Bristol.
The scheme provides 26 new-build apartments with a mix of 1 and 2 bed units and has an expected GDV in excess of £6.0 million.
The facility provides part of the capital requirement for the development in the Bedminster suburb of Bristol, approximately one mile to the south of the city centre. The immediate area is subject to substantial regeneration proposals. Shawbrook Bank are providing the senior debt facility.
Special thanks to Chris Oatway of LDN Finance for bringing the deal to us.
Zenzic Capital is pleased to announce a mezzanine facility on a new build development in West End, Surrey which will provide 13 new homes, with an expected GDV in excess of £5.5 million.
The Zenzic Secured Lending (ZSL) facility of £777k over 16 months provides part of the capital requirement for the development by Antler Homes, a scheme of eight semi-detached 3-bed homes and one detached home, as well as four 2-bed apartments. Paragon Development Finance are providing the senior debt facility. The scheme forms part of Antler Homes’ target of delivering 300 new homes over the next three years.
Andrew Rinaldi, Managing Director of Antler Homes PLC, commented, “Expanding our sources of capital to help us deliver on our targets for new home delivery is key to our growth plans, and we are delighted to be working with Zenzic on this important development.”
“We are pleased to have had the opportunity to provide this mezzanine financing facility to a developer of the calibre of Antler Homes, who continue to provide high-quality, spacious homes in the regions, which are going to increasingly be in demand in the post COVID world. We look forward to becoming a funding partner that can contribute towards their exciting growth plans.”
The facility is in conjunction with the Jordan International Bank (JIB), who are providing the senior facility for the project.
It will provide part of the capital required for the developer to convert an existing office block into residential flats.
The development will see two storeys added onto the original office block, increasing the capacity from 38 to 47 residential units once fully converted.
On completion, the project is expected to have a GDV of more than £13m.
Gautam, senior analyst at ZSL, led the team on the transaction, which took two months to close.
“We are delighted to be able to provide this mezzanine financing facility to Kings Oak for this new and exciting project in Staines. The deal came to us during the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak and demonstrates our ability to work diligently and collaboratively with multiple parties, despite the constraints of lockdown. By collaborating on this project, JIB and ZSL have successfully structured a funding package to enable this project to proceed.”