Real Estate Debt
Our team invests in loans secured by institutional-quality commercial real estate in strategic locations in North America and Europe using our broad direct origination capabilities and deep credit expertise.
Barings’ full spectrum of real estate lending capabilities enhances our market presence and generates opportunities across various sectors, styles and the capital structure. This approach gives us the unique ability to assess relative value globally across the real estate spectrum.
Our Value Add
- Information Advantage: Our presence in the local markets where we transact provides real-time feedback and trend monitoring, while collaboration with our real estate equity platform provides additional data-driven insights into pricing and trend visibility
- Global Sourcing: A team of dedicated real estate debt origination professionals across the globe leverages our existing network of sourcing relationships to create significant deal flow from which to select attractive opportunities
- Disciplined Credit: A repeatable investment process combines local screening and centralized oversight by our cross-functional investment committee to ensure consistent credit criteria are applied to each potential investment
- Alignment: Our parent company, MassMutual, has invested capital through multiple market cycles alongside our clients
U.S. Real Estate: Patience, Vigilance Needed
If a soft landing continues to play out in 2023, then transactional liquidity could return sooner than expected—possibly circumventing a substantial property price correction. The Barings Real Estate team discusses.
European Real Estate: Darkest, Then a New Dawn?
The year ahead likely marks the trough in the property cycle, which will have implications for investment outperformance for years to come. The Barings Real Estate team discusses.