Hear leading senior-level industry experts address the key challenges that the U.S. real estate mezzanine financing industry is facing amidst the current global pandemic. COVID-19 is impacting deal flow, capital stacks, and closings and with the future of valuations uncertain, leverage has also shifted. With the increased likelihood of distressed situations and foreclosures, borrowers and lenders are being compelled to work together on loan modifications and remedies. National and international political shifts will also have huge implications for the market. Some of the impacts may be temporary while others may reflect longer term or permanent changes.
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This discussion will bring together an online community who will explore the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic for mezzanine lenders and borrowers. The event brings both lenders and borrowers together to delve into COVID-19 recovery plans, how things will continue to evolve over time, and what future opportunities might look like. You’ll join senior-level representatives from real estate mezzanine and senior lenders, private debt funds, credit funds, owners and developers, mortgage REITs, pension funds and endowments, sovereign wealth funds, private equity firms, and investment banks as we discuss these very pertinent issues.
How has the market changed since the start of COVID-19?
How has this shaped projections for 2020 and 2021 mezzanine volume overall?
What level of impact has the pandemic had on asset level cash flows and values so far?
How are loan origination decisions changing?
What are the outlooks for different asset classes (office, retail, multifamily, industrial, biotech, entertainment) geographies (primary, secondary, tertiary markets) loan types (stabilized, value add, construction loans)
What’s expected in terms of the buying and selling of performing and non-performing loans – and who is buying, who is selling, and who is intermediating?
What is the outlook on the ability to raise a new mezzanine fund in today's environment and in the future?
What do borrowers and lenders need to know about the legal landscape?
What are some best practices for structuring a work-out?
What relief actions should be considered?
What do borrowers and lenders need to know about Uniform Commercial Code remedies?
What are best practices for negotiating in a distressed commercial real estate deal, what are the most relevant terms, leverage points, and alternative positions?
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