Insurers spur changes in commercial real estate loan market

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Yield-hunting European insurers are slowly reshaping commercial real estate (CRE) loan structures, as they step in to fill the hole left by banks' withdrawal from the sector, market experts say.

Traditional bank-like arrangements with floating interest rates and flexible call options remain predominant, but tailored structures that mitigate pre-payment and other risks designed to suit insurers' profiles are on the rise.

The insurance industry is stepping up its exposure to CRE loans to take adva

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