Starwood lends to Blackstone to fund its own €525m Dublin portfolio sale

Extra debt sourced to enhance return
  • The investor is looking to enhance returns by pushing gearing to above 70%

Aberdeen Standard’s global fund hits £500m

Hybrid strategy buying direct assets and shares

Allianz lends Blackstone £120m

German insurer backs refurbishment project for TOG

Dublin darling of debt market following record year with €7.2bn traded in property deals

React News talked about Ireland's burgeoning debt market with Andy Tallon, executive director in CBRE's debt and finance team

OakNorth provides £20m debt facility for care home group

LV Care Group is acquiring two further sites

What mega deals are set for 2020?

React News gazes into its crystal ball
  • A tidal wave of capital is waiting in the wings to invest in real estate given the low return environment and with a somewhat clearer sense of political direction, the UK could see a flurry of mega deals in 2020.
View of Whiteleys shopping centre in Bayswater

CC Land completes acquisition of 50% stake in £1.25bn Whiteleys development

Hong developer confirms 50:50 tie-up with Meyer Bergman on 1.1m sq ft scheme
  • CC Land completes 50:50 tie-up with Meyer Bergman on 1.1m sq ft former Whiteleys shopping centre
  • The deal is a boon for the owners that have endured a tough residential market in the capital since they acquired it in 2014