Tag Archives: European CRE CLO

CRE CLO versus the old and outdated brush

When speaking to market participants and commentators about Europe’s first ever CRE CLO, more frequently than not there is an inference that the Starz Real Estate CRE CLO is the first since the global financial crises (GFC). This is certainly a view that has merit, thanks to the fact that on the eve of the … Continue Reading

European CRE CLO – a catalyst for multi-loan CMBS

Read time: 4 minutes For the erstwhile market observer, when you compare CMBS 2.0 against the backdrop of the pre Global Financial Crisis (GFC) crop of deals, one resounding observation is that the latter had a significant number of so called “conduit” deals, where transactions featuring eight or more loans were in plentiful supply.  This … Continue Reading

CRE CLO versus CMBS – two peas in a pod?

Read time: 2 minutes When speaking to market participants about the intricacies and benefits of CRE CLO technology, more frequently than not the first point that I have found myself explaining is the difference between a CRE CLO and CMBS. It is certainly a fair question, as ostensibly both products are the same given that … Continue Reading

European CRE CLO technology cannot be ignored

Read time: 2 minutes The European commercial real estate (CRE) lending market is currently awash with an oasis of interest when it comes to the deployment of CRE CLO’s as a means of financing loans secured by CRE. To date, debt funds that have financed CRE have been reliant on a myriad of sources of … Continue Reading

Time for European CMBS and CRE CLOs to rocket!

Read time: 1 minute 20 seconds There’s no doubt that 2021 was an outstanding year for European structured CRE credit activity. And as attention turns to 2022, the scene is clearly set for it to be the most exciting, innovative and ground-breaking year since CMBS broke onto the European scene in the early noughties. Truly, … Continue Reading
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