European Real Estate: Lending with caution

A really interesting article in Real Estate Capital Europe, which features our CIO, Tom Lloyd-Jones. Aisha Kapoor discusses Europe’s commercial real estate market, concluding lenders are becoming more hopeful that the industry is turning a corner and presenting new value creation opportunities.

Tom comments that “Major European economies are still heavily reliant on bank finance where, for the most part, banks are in risk-off mode and are unwilling to countenance new or non-sponsor borrowers. But what the UK offers lenders is a scaled property market with perhaps greater divestment depth and a reliable and lender-friendly creditor framework”

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