Insights

  • May 11, 2021

    Real Estate Debt Capital Markets Survey 2021

    What a difference six months makes. With Australia’s residential real estate markets running red hot, interest rates at close to zero, and few alternatives for yield, real estate debt is certainly looking attractive. And private lenders are following non-bank lenders into the arena. While there may still be pockets of concern, including commercial and retail […]

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  • April 12, 2021

    Mezz is back…

    Mezz is back…tell your friends! Mezzanine finance is back, for real. We’ve recently closed two mezzanine loans and have seen an uptick in inquiries for this capital type, which for the last few years has remained dormant. This is an interesting shift in market and perhaps an indicator of where we expect to see activity in […]

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  • September 29, 2020

    Real Estate Debt Capital Markets Survey 2020

    In early 2020 the real estate debt capital market was quietly optimistic. By January, the residential market had recovered almost all of the losses suffered between 2017 and 2019. Most lenders were looking for new opportunities to reduce their loan books, with 87% expected to maintain or loosen their investment credit criteria. And then COVID-19 […]

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  • March 28, 2020

    SCIM Investor Update

    To our Investors, It’s been an extraordinary couple of weeks for us, as I am sure it has been for you. We sincerely hope that you are well and are managing the fall-out from Covid-19. The Stamford team has been operating remotely since Monday 16th March. We made this decision to protect our people and ensure that […]

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