Banks and private equity firms begin tussle over Anglo Irish loan portfolio

Miami /
Aug.August 10, 2011 11:50 AM

Banks and private equity firms are eagerly throwing their hats in the ring for the approximately $9.5 billion U.S. real estate portfolio on offer from Anglo Irish Bank, the Wall Street Journal reported. The largest single commercial property loan sale since the start of the recession, complete with a number of troubled loans, the portfolio has attracted much attention from investors in distressed property.

By the deadline yesterday, the Blackstone Group, Lone Star Funds, LNR Property, TPG Capital, Colony Capital, Area Property Partners, Starwood Capital Group, Five Mile Capital Partners and the CIM Group had all submitted or were intending to sumbit bids for at least some portion of the portfolio, sources said.

The portfolio has also attracted the interest of banks, including Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America, given that there are three portfolios of loans that are performing and expected to mostly stay that way through maturity, the Journal said.

Anglo Irish is slated to narrow the field of bidders towards the end of the month, choosing an eventual winner by September. The portfolio is being marketed by Eastdil Secured. [WSJ]


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Renderings of the Mainstreet at Boynton Beach mixed-use project with Pebb Enterprises’ President and CEO Ian Weiner (Pebb Enterprises)
Pebb, Banyan sell outparcel at Sprouts-anchored Boynton Beach project
Pebb, Banyan sell outparcel at Sprouts-anchored Boynton Beach project
220 Alhambra Circle in Coral Gables, FL. and Fortress Investment Group’s Wesley Edens and Pete Briger Jr. (Google Maps, Getty, Long Arc)
Fortress buys Amerant’s Coral Gables HQ building for $135M in sale-leaseback deal
Fortress buys Amerant’s Coral Gables HQ building for $135M in sale-leaseback deal
Vladislav Doronin (Credit: Gesi Schilling via Wikipedia)
Billionaire developer Doronin buys Fort Lauderdale assemblage for $63M
Billionaire developer Doronin buys Fort Lauderdale assemblage for $63M
Seth Wise, Co-CEO of The Altman Companies, Altís Ludlam Trail
Altman scores $55M construction loan for Ludlam Trail project
Altman scores $55M construction loan for Ludlam Trail project
Joseph Swedroe (Corcoran, iStock)
Corcoran agent in Miami loses job over “racist and fear-based” marketing
Corcoran agent in Miami loses job over “racist and fear-based” marketing
Vanessa Grout with Vladislav Doronin
Vanessa Grout leaves Ugo Colombo’s firm to lead OKO Group’s real estate arm
Vanessa Grout leaves Ugo Colombo’s firm to lead OKO Group’s real estate arm
Rendering of the project with Jon Paul Pérez (top) and Jorge Pérez 
Related switches gears on Terminal Island project, now plans low-rise offices
Related switches gears on Terminal Island project, now plans low-rise offices
Edgardo Defortuna and a rendering of La Playa de Varadero
Not stopping for the pandemic: Fortune, Château could launch Sunny Isles project by year-end
Not stopping for the pandemic: Fortune, Château could launch Sunny Isles project by year-end
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...