Castlelake's founders were one of the first to purchase a European NPL portfolio and have more than 20 years of in-market investing experience. Castlelake's European asset strategy focuses on secured real estate backed non-performing loans (NPLs), non-core real estate, real estate-owned assets (REOs) and direct investments in niche land opportunities. Since inception, the firm has acquired more than 7,000 European assets across more than 100 transactions.*
Castlelake is currently focused on small to medium-sized transactions in some of Europe's largest NPL markets. The team's local expertise and deep network enables it to be both a patient and selective buyer, as well as provide customized solutions for quality assets trapped in illiquid and complicated situations.
Smaller to medium-sized transactions in Germany, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Italy, the U.K. and the Netherlands.
Deep relationships that span all countries and an established track record as a trusted and reliable counterparty with banks and financial institutions.
Rigorous, granular due diligence, including on-site valuations, detailed mortgage documentation review and assessment of case files.
Asset-by-asset resolutions tailored to each individual situation.