Local market insights. A cycle-tested perspective.
Barings is one of the world’s largest diversified real estate investment managers, offering a broad spectrum of solutions across private and public real estate debt and equity.
Our expertise spans all major property sectors, while our distinctive investment style and relative value approach are designed to deliver compelling returns to our clients.
Private Real Estate Debt
AUM: $28.1 billion (31 March 2019)
We have been originating real estate mortgages for more than 150 years1 and offer a broad range of private debt financing solutions, including commercial mortgage loans and affordable housing. Additionally, we specialize in the direct origination of structured finance products, including first mortgage and mezzanine debt, subordinate positions in senior loans, preferred equity and non-performing loan strategies focused on relative value.
We also offer a variety of financing options for multifamily, senior housing and healthcare facilities through Barings Multifamily Capital.
1 Lending and debt servicing activities prior to 2010, while conducted by Core Mortgage or Structured Real Estate Investments, occurred at an affiliated firm.
Private Real Estate Equity
AUM: $14.0 billion (31 March 2019)
We have managed discretionary and non-discretionary private real estate equity funds and separate accounts since 1994 and today offer a range of strategies to meet diverse investment needs.
Public Real Estate Debt Securities
AUM: $294 million (31 March 2019)
We provide exposure to real estate through a number of public equity strategies.
Public Real Estate Equity Securities
AUM: $1.5 billion (31 March 2019)
We provide exposure to real estate through a number of public equity strategies, managed by global professionals in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Our Value Add
- Global platform, local execution: We are one of the largest global real estate platforms with local, experienced professionals across property sectors and structures.
- Four Quadrant Investor: We are active investors in private and public equity and debt, giving us insight into pricing and other trends.
- Trusted Partner: Our business model embodies a fiduciary culture, transparency and alignment of interests with those of our clients.
- Disciplined Risk Manager: We avoid style drift and target risk-priced investing in seeking to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns.
- Sponsor Commitment: We exemplify stable ownership and ongoing commitment with our long-term, cycle-tested investment perspective.
European Real Estate: Late-Cycle Value from Manchester to Munich
Can value still be found (or created) ten years into the European property market cycle? And if so, which sectors, geographies and risk profiles look most compelling? Barings’ Charles Weeks weighs in.View
European Real Estate Equity: Uncovering Value City by City
Charles Weeks, Head of Real Estate Equity for Europe and Asia Pacific, discusses the backdrop for European real estate markets, where the team is seeing the most value by sector and geography, and why they always take an active approach across strategies and investment styles.View
Highlights from the Barings 360 Private Markets Conference
Watch Barings CEO, Tom Finke, and other senior leaders discuss their key takeaways from the firm's signature private assets event.View
Real Estate Debt: A Time for Balance
Dean Dulchinos, Head of Real Estate Debt Portfolio Management and Capital Markets, recently spoke with PERE about how he expects the U.S. real estate debt market to shape up in 2019—including the opportunities it presents, the shift in both investor types and risk-reward profiles sought, and how credit cycle placement is affecting the asset class.View
Navigating European Real Estate Markets
In this Q&A, Paul Stewart, Head of European Real Estate Research & Strategy, discusses how investors in the asset class can allocate capital in an uncertain interest rate environment, while facing potential headwinds such as Brexit and the threat of trade wars.View
Barings Alternative Investments – Who We Are & What We Do
Across Real Estate, Private Equity and Real Assets we leverage our deep origination capabilities, and on-the-ground knowledge, to provide access to differentiated opportunities.View
Seeking Opportunities Across Global Real Estate MarketsView
Case Study: Madison Centre – From Idea to Reality
This cutting-edge office tower in Seattle’s central business district exemplifies how global research, coupled with local insights, can help uncover attractive opportunities.View
How We Invest in Global Real Estate Markets
At Barings, we leverage our deep teams, global presence and expertise across the four quadrants of real estate as we seek to help our clients turn opportunities into real solutions.View
Cyclical Evolution and Structural Revolution
In this piece from Preqin, Barings’ heads of U.S. and European real estate research explore the ways in which structural shifts within cities and industries are presenting an evolving set of opportunities and risks for investors.View
News & Events
Barings provides €40 million construction loan for Seville Retail Park
Barings Expands Italian Portfolio With Logistics Acquisition In Veneto Region
Barings Acquires Fully Let Grade A Logistics Asset with Development Opportunity in Toulouse, France
Barings acquires land for Logistics Development in Madrid
Tristan & Barings Acquire 34 Logistics Assets from Nagel-Group in Sale-and-Leaseback Transaction