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Commercial real estate debt capabilities

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Our debt product suite is tailored to address a range of investor needs and provides efficiently priced financing solutions for equity sponsors:

Product types:

Private funds (open and closed ended), co-investment opportunities and separately managed accounts.

Loan types:

Floating and fixed rate senior and subordinate loans for a range of strategies including financing of stable properties, recapitalizations, acquisition bridge financing of transitional properties with core-plus and value-add strategies, redevelopment and ground-up construction, and high LTV senior/subordinated and mezzanine loans.

Asset types:

Industrial, office, retail, and multifamily and alternative sectors such as student housing, self-storage, hotels and medical office sectors.

Execution capabilities:

Our platform combines direct property investment expertise and debt investment expertise, translating to superior underwriting, structuring and asset management capabilities. The scale and breadth of our real estate business provides a holistic perspective, enabling us to pinpoint opportunities that can improve returns and capture enhanced economics.

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For institutional real estate investors seeking secure potential returns, private debt is an increasingly inviting strategy. No longer a niche play, it has become a fundamental part of many institutional investors’ allocation. We’ve been calling it the real estate investment industry’s
‘superfood’ as we believe a portfolio receives optimal benefit with a healthy serving of CRE debt.



Global real estate debt capabilities brochure

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Over 80 years of real estate investing experience.
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