28 Jan '13, 1pm

@UKBusinessRT Singapore's GIC invests in $1.6 billion UK property fund | Reuters

LONDON | Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:39pm GMT LONDON (Reuters) - Singapore's sovereign wealth fund has backed a 1 billion pound lending programme for British offices, shops and warehouse property that could bring much-needed funds into a debt-starved sector. The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation GIC.UL, one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, will underwrite the loans to be issued by commercial mortgage provider Laxfield Capital. The programme targets lending of up to 1 billion pounds over the next 24 months, Laxfield Capital said in a statement on Monday. Britain's commercial property market has been forced increasingly to find alternative sources of finance in the past few years as banks grapple with stricter capital adequacy rules, slashing lending to the sector. The scheme will provide individual loans of 40-185 million pounds with a 5 to 7 year maturity...

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