July 3rd, 2024

Assetz Capital completes a duo of deals for £12 million.   

[28th June] – Assetz Capital, a leading funder in the SME commercial property and residential development markets, is delighted to announce the recent completion of two deals, which showcases the breadth of their funding capability and the diversity of their project experience.

The first transaction involved a £5m commercial mortgage to refinance an ibis Styles hotel at Waterloo Street in Glasgow, owned by a private equity firm.  

David Hehir, the Relationship Director at Assetz Capital who led the deal commented, “I was delighted to be able to support the re-finance of the ibis Styles Glasgow Central Hotel with a £5m debt package. We worked closely with Maven Capital Partners to facilitate its delivery which re-affirms our commitment to the hotel sector in Scotland and the wider UK market.”

The second is a £7m development finance deal, which will enable the ground up build of 3 luxury, detached properties in Surrey. 

Jon Pike, the Relationship Director at Assetz Capital who managed this particular project commented, “It was a pleasure to structure this development deal for such a highly professional team, in this case to enable the build of 3, beautifully designed and crafted manor houses in a stunning part of Surrey. Whilst title and site access issues proved a legal challenge, outstanding teamwork and the can-do attitude of the team at Assetz and the developer found the way through.”

Andrew Fraser, Chief Commercial Officer at Assetz Capital added, “These two most recent transactions for £12m, highlights our expertise across all facets of the property sector. It showcases our capability to successfully support business no matter the type of project or location. From financing the hotel and leisure industry to enabling ambitious ground up residential property developments across every region of the UK, the team at Assetz Capital have decades of property banking experience to enable these deals to happen for our brokers and customers. We are extremely lucky to have in market boots on the ground to enable us to support all regional property investment and development funding.”

These two significant deals follow the recent announcement from Assetz Capital of the launch of their enhanced, initial day 1 funding for development finance schemes up to 70% LTGDV. This strategic initiative provides housebuilders with the cash injection they need at the most critical point of their project. The offer is available across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland through their locally based teams.                  

This flurry of activity follows a period of significant lending growth for Assetz Capital. Since its inception in 2013, it has established itself as an industry leader, providing over £1.7bn in funding to UK housebuilding and development. This equates to supporting the construction of 1 in every 12 new homes built by SME housebuilders.

Over the next three years Assetz Capital is gearing up to exceed the milestone of £2bn in funding with support of five key organisations, providing deep funding lines to continue the ambitious growing plans of the business.

For more information, please visit: https://www.assetzcapital.co.uk/ or contact [email protected]