Walter Property is a real estate advisory firm located in Germany and active across Continental Europe. Our clients are global real estate debt funds and alternative lenders with different investment strategies including senior, subordinated, hybrid/unitranche debt, and mezzanine finance. We advise on deploying debt capital across the European commercial real estate landscape.
Walter Property was founded in 2014 by Raphael Walter, a native of Geneva with a legal background and international private equity real estate experience. Since 2005, Raphael Walter advised global investors and served on board of a Middle East private equity fund being a dialogue partner to ultimate corporate shareholders in the real estate and energy industries. He structured transactions and led complex negotiations in context of equity and debt-oriented investments, including corporate recapitalization and restructuring throughout EU, CEE and CIS regions.
For private debt funds, hedge funds, insurances companies, pension plans and other hybrid lenders such as family offices with different credit strategies, who are seeking returns beyond traditional fixed income products, we are providing debt opportunities with superior risk-adjusted returns enabling our investor clients to match their liabilities with credit investments while diversifying their investment portfolios.
We capitalize on an in-depth off-market information flow from our Pan-European deal origination process to precisely identify assets in a highly diverse and competitive marketplace. With senior level relationships to multi-faceted real estate market participants and with cultivating an ongoing dialog in 12 European markets, we uncover opportunities matching our clients’ loan strategies for the financing and refinancing of single real estate assets and portfolios, from core to transitional assets (core+/value-add) and developments:
Financing and refinancing of the acquisition of let properties in core markets providing stable cash-flow
Core+ / Value-Add Properties
Financing and refinancing of properties with potential for value-enhancement through stabilizing improvements
Financing and refinancing of developments with insufficient funding structures or not being considered strategic by banks
Financing and refinancing of niche properties in less competitive markets