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Alternative Investment Firm Originating $5MM to $30M Preferred Equity Checks up to 85% LTC for U.S. & U.K. Construction Projects.

This prominent alternative investment firm specializes in originating $5+ million preferred equity and mezzanine debt investments for select European family offices. Primarily targeting value-add real estate ventures and developments along the East Coast, their investment scope extends to multifamily, industrial, retail, and mixed-use projects. The firm’s key strengths lie in its leverage capability and rapid transaction processing.

Backed by a history of LP investments, the firm demonstrates robust confidence in assuming equity-like risks, particularly when supported by strong sponsorship and deal metrics. With a lean deal team, they boast an impressive ability to deliver term sheets within a week and finalize deals within 2-3 weeks, facilitating swift closings.

Capital options range from non-recourse sub-debt checks spanning $5-30 million to whole loan solutions from $10-60 million. Proceeds can be tailored up to 85% LTC, with pricing for subordinate capital typically falling between 14.0% – 16.0%, accompanied by a 1.0% origination fee and a 1.0% exit fee. Their whole-loan solutions are typically floating, ranging from SOFR + 500-700.

What sets this investment group apart is its adaptable and agile investment approach. Leveraging their equity backgrounds and flexible mandates, they can customize structures to align with project requirements, provided the sponsor demonstrates adequate experience and the deal offers a compelling return profile.

Capital Type

Preferred Equity, Mezzanine Debt, Senior Bridge, Selectively LP

Geography

Nationwide U.S. (Preference for primary, strong secondary, and strong tertiary markets), U.K.

Property Types

Multifamily, Condos, Industrial, Retail, Office (selectively)

Use of Funds

Acquisition, Refi / Recap,

Construction

Light to Heavy Value-add; Ground-Up Construction (Focused on Strong primary and secondary markets).

Sponsorship

Require sponsors with similar deal experience to the subject transaction

Recourse

Non-recourse (willing to entertain additional collateral)

Check Size

Pref Equity or Mezz: $5MM to $30MM
Senior Loan: $10MM – $60MM

Loan to Cost / Loan to Value

Up to 85% LTC (Typically 80% LTC for Construction and selectively higher subject to target debt yields)

Interest Rate / Returns

Pref Equity / Mezz: 14.0% – 16.0%
Senior Loans: SOFR 500-700 (10.3% – 12.3% today)

Origination Fees

1 point in, 1 point out

Term

24 – 36 Months + extensions

Prepayment Structure

12 months min interest

Underwriting Requirements

Typically 7.0% – 8.0% Stabilized Debt yield subject to asset class and location

Collateral Requirements

If Senior Debt: First Mortgage
If
Subordinate Debt: Second Mortgage, UCC/Perfected Pledge, or Preferred Equity Units

Intercreditor Requirements / Recognition Agreements

Recognition agreements required

Deposits

Market Standard Deposits

Closing Time Frame

Can close in 2 weeks if 3rd parties are already completed. Typically 3-5 weeks.

If this capital source may be of interest, book a call to discuss a potential capital arrangement.

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