Real Estate

Building trust

We have developed close relationships with investors and high net worth individuals operating across the sector, as well as with senior debt providers. Our focus throughout is on helping businesses raise funding for projects and developments, or for working capital, and working closely with our dedicated debt advisory team to find innovative solutions.

Particular areas of expertise include housebuilding, retirement living, residential investment, healthcare assets, student housing and accommodation providers, as well as significant experience of working with hotels, restaurants and bars.

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Our latest transactions

Clearwater International were able to help us to understand what financing options were available to us and used their market insights to introduce us to the right people.

Chris Walling, Chairman, Almaren

Our Real Estate Team

The Clearwater team has added a huge amount of value throughout the process and we cannot fault the advice and guidance that we’ve received.
Richard Thomas, Investment Director, Palatine Private Equity

Our real estate team delivers innovative and tailored solutions for clients, ranging from initial funding through to completion of projects.

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Over 30%

deals involving debt advisory

in the last 5 years

Over 40

transactions advised upon

in the last 5 years

€10.7bn

in deal value

over the last 5 years

Insights

  • Real estate insights

    The real estate market has been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has rapidly changed consumers’ habits and behaviour, with a direct impact on several asset classes and strong repercussions on investors’ allocation and strategies.

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  • US sponsor activity

    In spite of the economic volatility brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, United States (US) sponsors are continuing to view Europe as a solid market for investments, says Brett Donelan, a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors Group of KeyBanc Capital Markets.

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  • European overview

    In Q2 2020, flight to quality and scarcity of opportunities has driven average multiples paid in PE-backed transactions throughout Europe to increase slightly when compared with the previous quarter and the same quarter in 2019.

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