Natixis ranks 1st bookrunner and 1st MLA for syndicated real estate finance loans in the EMEA region for the third year in a row (source: Dealogic, EMEA Real Estate Loans Report, Full-year 2019), testifying to the dynamism of its activity. Natixis’ sectorial expertise combined with its successful O2D approach (with a distribution rate of 78 percent) further strengthens its position as the go-to bank in the real estate & hospitality sector.
Natixis stands out for its commitment to green and responsible finance as it is one of the main issuers of "sustainable" and "green" real estate finance.
Emblematic transactions on all core European markets
In 2019, Natixis closed and distributed emblematic transactions on all its core European markets, such as:
- - in France, where it ranks n°1 (source: Dealogic): the €560 million loan secured for Powerhouse Habitat related to single-family residential units located across France which are primarily leased to EDF, the €507 million mortgage loan for Swiss Life Asset Managers related to its acquisition of a €1.7 billion Paris prime office portfolio, the €271 million acquisition financing of Château La Messardière by LCH, the luxury hotel branch of LOV Group, the €200 million “green” corporate financing for Gecina, the rate of which is indexed to criteria for reducing the carbon footprint and HQE (high environmental quality) classification of buildings;
- - in Germany, where it ranks n°2 (and 1st French bank - source: Dealogic): the €754 million loan for Signa Prime Selection (sole Bookrunner), the €240 million term loan facility for Phoenix Spree Deutschland Limited, a UK listed investment company specializing in Berlin residential real estate, the €160 million acquisition financing of the 99 West Tower in Frankfurt that has been structured to be compliant with the Green Loan Principles
- - in Italy: the €420 million office portfolio financing for Generali ;
- - in Spain: Natixis acted as Sole Mandated Lead Arranger on the €175 million portfolio refinancing of 20 healthcare facilities across Spain for Healthcare Activos.