Structure of real estate finance

Structure of real estate finance guidance:

The range of funding options open to companies has exploded, resulting in a vast array of different capital and security structures. Before the 2007/8 credit crunch, it...

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One of the features used to categorise loans is the number of lenders involved. A loan involving one lender is known as a 'bilateral loan'. A loan involving more than one...

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Flexible loan structures Following the financial crisis, the real estate finance market saw a retreat of conventional bank lending and an influx of non-bank lenders...

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What are the key features of real estate finance? This Practice Note focuses on what is thought of as traditional real estate finance ie lending against the cash flow...

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Islamic real estate finance is becoming increasingly mainstream. The purpose of this Practice Note is to explore in some detail the main Islamic real estate finance...

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Introduction Many significant and valuable UK buildings are held in Jersey Property Unit Trusts (JPUTs), sometimes referred to as Jersey Unit Trusts. This practice note...

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Brexit BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further...

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Where land is held on a charitable trust, it can only be mortgaged in accordance with the provisions of Part 7 of the Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011). A failure to comply...

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If a charity is proposing to: • mortgage property that it owns, or • acquire property with mortgage finance there are a number of issues that the charity trustees must...

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If a charity is proposing to: • mortgage property that it owns, or • acquire property with mortgage finance there are a number of issues that a prospective mortgagee...

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The regime for property authorised investment funds (PAIFs, or as HMRC use in regulations and their published guidance, Property AIFs)) was introduced in 2008. It created...

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Property derivatives A derivative is a financial contract that gives an investor a return based on the performance of an underlying asset. In essence, the contract...

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A property joint venture is an arrangement between two or more parties under which they combine disparate contributions in order to derive value from the development,...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of a typical real estate finance (REF) transaction from the term sheet stage through to signing the financing documents, dealing...

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Many of the features of a typical real estate finance investment facility will be applicable to real estate finance development transactions. For information on the key...

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Real estate finance investment facilities involve a loan to a borrower for it to purchase a property or a group of properties (or to refinance such a purchase). The...

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High-profile London real estate deals such as development finance for The Shard, the Olympic Village, the Battersea Power Station regeneration and the redevelopment of...

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Why sell and lease back? Release capital A sale and leaseback transaction allows an owner of real estate to unlock capital. In its most basic form the transaction is a...

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What is a sale and leaseback? At its most basic level a sale and leaseback transaction involves the sale by an entity of some or all of its real property in return for a...

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Intercreditor agreements are complicated and detailed arrangements between two or more sets of creditors, requiring careful consideration both in terms of the level of...

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It is becoming more common for large real estate transactions to have corporate aspects to them. For example, the property being purchased may be held in a company, unit...

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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...

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In both investment and development real estate finance transactions (REF transactions), lawyers will also play a key role in negotiating all the documentation. Real...

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This Practice Note gives a brief outline of the types of borrowers that might wish to borrow money and relevant legislation. It looks at: • companies • limited liability...

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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP; material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP The regime for UK real estate...

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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...

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