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US Debt Market Update


Simon Mallinson, Executive Managing Director EMEA & APAC of RCA, presented at our recent publication event in Frankfurt an update of the US debt market. A highly relevant topic in times when German lenders having an eye on international expansion. Besides a snapshot of the US Investment market, Simon presented an update on LTVS by … Continued

INREV: “The Rise of European Debt Funds”


Edgar Orlovskis of INREV presented at our recent event in Frankfurt an update on European debt funds. In his concluding remarks he stated five key points: 1) Managers are growing their AUM; 2) Debt funds are growing in importance; 3) AuM allocation to debt funds have risen; 4) Post crisis sees an increase in debt … Continued

Some 150 participants in Frankfurt and Berlin / press release


International comparisons lead to even more insight: At our Event “German Debt Project 2018 in an international research context” we could welcome a good mix of high-profile speakers from our sponsors (see logos of sponsors on the start page) as well as Prof. Dr. Rick Peiser from Harvard and Dr. Nicole Lux from Cass Business … Continued

June 28 in Berlin: Presentation of the German Debt Project 2018 at the “vdp-Immobilienforum”


It has almost become a tradition. We present the IREBS German Debt Project at this exciting vdp event. The association is a strong supporter of this transparency project.

June 27 in Frankfurt: German Debt Project in an international research context


The International Real Estate Business School (IRE|BS) of the University of Regensburg, in association with renowned sponsors, will be devoting a full day of research presentations. The aim will be to explore the financing of commercial real estate in Germany compared with selected international markets. There will be adresses to national and international project sponsors and we … Continued

Comparison of the UK and German market, European Debt Fund Analysis and a Case Study


IREBS presented jointly with Dr. Nicole Lux from the British DeMontfort University a market comparison of the German versus the UK lending market. This also included a half-year update for both markets. Furthermore, an analysis of European debt funds made the presentation and the following Q&A even more international. The third pillar of the event … Continued

Comparing UK and German CMBS loan performance


Markus Hesse and Dr. Nicole Lux presented a comparison of the German and UK debt markets at the release of the DeMontfort half-year 2017 report. Euan Gatfield from Fitch Ratings presented during this event an interesting complementary view for this country comparison on the basis of CMBS data. Furthermore, Euan elaborated on the concept of sustainable … Continued

JLL: Sentiment in real estate financing still subdued


In the second quarter of 2017, the German Real Estate Finance Index (DIFI) increased from minus 12.0 to minus 5.5 points; this is the first time the financing barometer has improved for over a year. Nonetheless, it has remained in negative territory for two consecutive quarters. Thus, sentiment in the market for commercial real estate … Continued

Summary of the survey as an interactive web-presentation including videos


We are happy to provide you with a new format. Via the link below you can approach the interactive web presentation. It also includes five Videos which summarize the key results of the core parts of the presentation. https://sway.com/ytYPQHvUJ8MZQ6He?ref=Link  

IREBS German Debt Project 2017 launched at vdp-Forum in Berlin


Markus Hesse and Prof. Dr. Tobias Just presented on June, 28 the German Debt Project 2017 at the vdp-Forum in Berlin.

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Comparison of the UK and German market, European Debt Fund Analysis and a Case Study


IREBS presented jointly with Dr. Nicole Lux from the British DeMontfort University a market comparison of the German versus the UK lending market. This also included a half-year update for both markets. Furthermore, an analysis of European debt funds made the presentation and the following Q&A even more international. The third pillar of the event … Continued

JLL: Subdued sentiment in the commercial real estate financing market


The German Real Estate Finance Index (DIFI) has fallen by 16.4 points to -12.0 points in the first quarter of 2017. After the fourth fall in succession, the index was back into negative figures for the first time since the fourth quarter of 2012. Sentiment in the Commercial real estate financing market has become noticeably … Continued

JLL: Real estate investment markets weaker at the mid-point of 2016


In order to analyse new business deals by banks, it is necessary to take a look at the Investment markets. In the first two quarters of 2016, there was a significantly reduced transaction volume compared to the same period last year. The volume of new business concluded in the commercial real estate financing segment in … Continued

INREV German Vehicles Index 2016


INREV launches three new indices for German real estate vehicles which measures  performance of Spezialfonds, Publikumsfonds and other German vehicle types. The first release of the All German Vehicles Annual Index includes coverage of 177 vehicles representing aggregate NAV of almost €100 Billion. The All German Vehicles indices, annual and quarterly, can be broken down into … Continued

DIFI Q2/2016 falls again after reaching a brief high


The German Real Estate Finance Index (DIFI) has fallen by  6.7 points to 8.3 points in the second quarter of 2016. After a brief high, the index has once again returned to its Autumn 2015 level, falling by around 20 points in the past year. This fall is due both to less optimistic assessments of the … Continued

Record volumes on the commercial real estate investment market in Germany


The main driver for the sizeable investment demand from institutional investors was and remains the continued low interest rates. In 2015, the volume invested in commercial real estate increased for the sixth time in a row to reach a record €55.1 billion, exceeding the previous record from 2007. The total transaction volume for the seven … Continued

Barometerwert mit Seitwärtsbewegung (German only)


(German only) Stimmungsgebend sind in diesem Quartal die Relativierung der zuvor guten Neugeschäftsentwicklung, sinkende Margen und eine erhöhte Nachfrage nach alternativen Kreditquellen. Im Wesentlichen ist seit dem zweiten Quartal 2013 bis Mitte 2015 ein positiver Aufwärtstrend erkennbar, der im dritten Quartal des letzten Jahres endete. Damals herrschte noch große Unsicherheit über den Ausgang der Griechenlandkrise … Continued

JLL DIFI Report – Solid Sentiment But Tightened Refinancing Conditions for Banks


The German Real Estate Finance Index (DIFI) has increased by 1.9 points in the first quarter of 2016 to a current reading of 15.0 points. The index thus continues the upward trend that has started in the previous quarter. The increase is attributable to a more favourable assessment regarding the financing situation of commercial real … Continued

(only in German) BF.Quartalsbarometer schwenkt um ins Positive


(only in German) Das BF.Quartalsbarometer startet mit einen positiven Impuls ins neue Jahr. Im Vergleich zum Vorquartal verbessert sich der Barometerwert um 1,71 Punkte und liegt aktuell bei einem positiven Ergebnis von 1,30 Punkten. Der Barometerwert beschreibt den Markt weiterhin als ausgeglichen. Verantwortlich für die Stimmungsaufhellung sind die Entwicklung des Neugeschäfts sowie die gestiegenen Margen. … Continued

(Only in German) BF-direkt Marktradar: Hektisches Jahresende


(Only in German) Trotz der Zusicherung der EZB, die Zinsen langfristig niedrig zu belassen, haben ungewöhnlich viele Marktteilnehmer im Dezember noch das aktuell niedrige Zinsniveau langfristig abgesichert. Auch hat der Rückenwind der absehbaren Fed-Entscheidung dazu geführt, dass viele offene Transaktionen noch schnell abgeschlossen wurden. Hierbei war eine große Verhandlungsbereitschaft festzustellen, sofern der Wunsch nach einem … Continued