What is mezzanine finance, and how can it be best used?

A guide to mezzanine finance The Latin root of mezzanine is medianus “of the middle”. This is a great starting point and prompt to describe this fascinating part of the capital stack.  This word is found in many industries within property, it is generally used to describe a secondary source of debt.  Mezzanine Finance can…

July 3, 2023
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[WORK OPPORTUNITY] Affiliate property professionals wanted

If you feel that you’ve got the skills and passion to help develop a real estate project, you may like to consider spreading the risk and making the development more affordable through an affiliate role with us. Who are we looking for? We are looking for well-connected property professionals to originate debt transactions within our…

July 1, 2021
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The Recovery Loan Scheme – What you need to know

The Recovery Loan Scheme has launched to support UK businesses that have been affected by the COVID 19 pandemic. This government-led British Business Bank loan scheme has been brought in to replace the recently closed CBILS. The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) can be used by businesses that want to take out finance for reasons such…

April 19, 2021
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A guide to securing development finance for your property

During our time at the brokerage, we have noticed how easily some clients receive development finance whilst others face various challenges. To stay ahead we’ve created a guide in best practices to ensure as a developer, you secure real estate finance as efficiently and effectively as possible.   The Essentials It’s important to get the…

March 25, 2021
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Just how flexible are your funders?

Does your capital stack include mezzanine funding?  Do you have investors with an IRR target return?  Would earlier repayment of higher cost finance improve your own profit return?  Do you need capital for your next project or for working capital? Experienced, confident and flexible development lenders will often allow funds to be released from sales…

December 3, 2020
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