Prime time for Real Estate Credit: Insights from Arrow Global

“The sources of deal flow in today’s market are as diverse as they are dynamic.”

“Our strength lies in our local presence and expertise, allowing us to step into areas that require an intimate understanding of the market intricacies and operational complexity.”

In the June issue of Alternative Credit Investor, Richard Roberts, head of origination and M&A at Arrow Global, discusses how managers with a nuanced, local, and socially responsible approach can capitalise on opportunities in the real estate credit sector. Titled “Prime time for Real Estate Credit: Insights from Arrow Global,” the article highlights the shift from cheap credit to elevated base rates and the growing appeal of flexible financing solutions. Richard emphasises the role of non-bank lenders in filling gaps left by traditional banks, the importance of local expertise, and the focus on sectors with strong fundamentals. He also underscores the commitment to ESG principles and the strategic value of private debt in refinancing scenarios, positioning Arrow Global to deliver significant value to investors while addressing societal and environmental concerns.

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Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts

Principal, Head of Origination and M&A

Richard leads Origination and Corporate Development. He is responsible for Arrow’s M&A strategy and leads origination across the Platforms and Aggregation Vehicles. Richard joined Arrow in 2017 after 19 years at GE Capital in Private Equity and M&A roles. He led the acquisitions of Mars, EI, Whitestar Italy, Drydens, and Norfin platforms, and has been heavily involved in managing subsequent origination flows.

Richard holds a bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages and an MA in Political Science from the University of Bath.