Blackstone, Lone Star, and Starwood Eye Commerzbank UK Portfolio

In UK property news, Blackstone, Lone Star, and Starwood are reportedly interested in bidding on a huge UK portfolio of property loan bank Commerzbank AG’. If the deal bidding is won at the suggested level of £5 billion, it would be the largest portfolio of assets of a kind sold in Europe since the 2oo8 financial crisis began.

PwC Europe Report Shows “Circle the Wagons” Strategies

As we reported the other day, the European investment market is now headed into a period of very conservative moves. With German cities now dominating investment, especially in commercial, certainly some funds seem likely to dry up for the rest of Europe.

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