Investments

European Private Investments

Our London-based team has great flexibility to meet borrowers’ needs across Europe.

Investment size

$5-$50M

LTV/LTC

Up to 80-90%

Average term

60 days-4 years

Geography

Pan-European

Strategy Description

In Europe, we focus on opportunities in asset acquisition, credit, and deep value within direct corporates, property, structured finance, special situations, and portfolios of various assets. In addition to direct originations, Arena actively co-invests, joint ventures and creates operational partnerships. Arena provides speed of execution, and its flexible capital allows for “out of the box” creative structures to meet borrowers’ needs in the following investment areas:

  • Corporate private credit
  • Commercial & industrial assets
  • Consumer assets
  • Real estate
  • Other related asset classes

Investment size

$5-$50M

LTV/LTC

Up to 80-90%

Average term

60 days-4 years

Geography

Pan-European

Strategy Description

In Europe, we focus on opportunities in asset acquisition, credit, and deep value within direct corporates, property, structured finance, special situations, and portfolios of various assets. In addition to direct originations, Arena actively co-invests, joint ventures and creates operational partnerships. Arena provides speed of execution, and its flexible capital allows for “out of the box” creative structures to meet borrowers’ needs in the following investment areas:

  • Corporate private credit
  • Commercial & industrial assets
  • Consumer assets
  • Real estate
  • Other related asset classes

Underwriting Ability

Rather than specifically underwriting against an absolute level of EBITDA, Arena seeks to understand the “story” or problem, revenue, assets (non-traditional) and overall enterprise value.

Sponsorship

Private equity sponsors, independent sponsors, directly with management and owners of assets (companies, hard assets/intangible assets and options), and other related counterparties

Investment Structures

Real Estate: Secured non-performing loans, mezzanine and bridge loans, commercial and residential hard asset investment, discounted pay-off (DPO) finance

Loan Portfolio: Portfolios of secured and unsecured receivables and loans; residential mortgages, credit cards, auto loans, subordinate pieces of warehouse facilities, mortgage shortfalls; specialty credit/finance companies, including “fintech”

Corporate Debt: Secured and unsecured loans (e.g. claims, liquidations); rescue financing/DPO finance; transition capital, including senior, bridge and/or mezzanine; venture debt

Lease- and Collateral-Backed Financing: Public market securities or privately negotiated transactions; aircraft, shipping, equipment leases, secondary purchases, litigation finance, invoice finance, fund finance, etc.

Structured Products: RMBS, CMBS, other asset-backed or -based securities

Fact Sheet

Contact

APablo Fragaz

Managing Director, European Illiquid Investments

AChika Okerekez

Managing Director, European Illiquid Investments

Transactions

Office Building in Athens, Greece

Hard Asset

$1 Million

February 2022

Hotel in Gibraltar

1st Lien

$22.4 Million

February 2022

Real Estate in Marbella, Spain

1st Lien

$11.4 Million

February 2022

Hotel in Malaga, Spain

1st Lien

$9.6 Million

January 2022

Hotel in Malaga, Spain

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

€9.6 Million

December 2021

Residential Property in Campanilla, Ibiza

1st Mortgage Bridge Loan

€8.6 Million

November 2021

Residential Property, Ibiza

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

€10 Million

November 2021

Office Building in Pireaus, Greece

Asset Purchase

€1.2 Million

November 2021

Amounts shown are for Arena Investors’ commitment or the global facility commitment where Arena Investors was leading the transaction, including in cases in which a joint venture partner of Arena Investors was involved, unless such amount of Arena Investors’ participation was less than 90% of the total, in which case only the Arena Investors commitment is included. In certain cases, amounts shown are inclusive of follow-on commitments and/or combine related transactions. Amounts may be indications that are different than actual funded amounts. This information is intended to be illustrative and is not an offer or a solicitation to invest. No representation is made about the attractiveness or performance of the transactions. This document and its contents are the proprietary information of Arena Investors and may not be reproduced or disseminated, in whole or in part, without Arena’s prior written consent.

Transactions

Office Building in Athens, Greece

Hard Asset

$1 Million

February 2022

Hotel in Gibraltar

1st Lien

$22.4 Million

February 2022

Real Estate in Marbella, Spain

1st Lien

$11.4 Million

February 2022

Hotel in Malaga, Spain

1st Lien

$9.6 Million

January 2022

Hotel in Malaga, Spain

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

€9.6 Million

December 2021

Residential Property in Campanilla, Ibiza

1st Mortgage Bridge Loan

€8.6 Million

November 2021

Residential Property, Ibiza

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

€10 Million

November 2021

Office Building in Pireaus, Greece

Asset Purchase

€1.2 Million

November 2021

Amounts shown are for Arena Investors’ commitment or the global facility commitment where Arena Investors was leading the transaction, including in cases in which a joint venture partner of Arena Investors was involved, unless such amount of Arena Investors’ participation was less than 90% of the total, in which case only the Arena Investors commitment is included. In certain cases, amounts shown are inclusive of follow-on commitments and/or combine related transactions. Amounts may be indications that are different than actual funded amounts. This information is intended to be illustrative and is not an offer or a solicitation to invest. No representation is made about the attractiveness or performance of the transactions. This document and its contents are the proprietary information of Arena Investors and may not be reproduced or disseminated, in whole or in part, without Arena’s prior written consent.

Fact Sheet & Contact

APablo Fragaz

Managing Director, European Illiquid Investments

AChika Okerekez

Managing Director, European Illiquid Investments