Sascha Klaus - Commerzbank

Commerzbank AG

Commerzbank confirmed earlier this month that it is selling a further two real estate loan portfolios valued at €2.9bn from its erstwhile Eurohypo subsidiary's legacy loan book. The first portfolio, with €2.2bn of European loans, is going to a... Read more


Geripptes - Frankfurt

Wikipedia Commons

International property advisor Cushman & Wakefield’s Corporate Finance team estimates that European banks and asset management agencies have a gross exposure of €584 billion to non-core real estate which is subject to disposal or work-out... Read more


Fitch Ratings

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Ratings agency Fitch produced one of its regular reports earlier this month on the German real estate banking sector, and seemed to have a slightly sharper tone than usual in REFIRE’s view, highlighting several banks’ lack of a retail base in... Read more