Shlomi Ronen Shlomi Ronen is the managing principal and founder of Dekel Capital.

The capital markets outlook for 2018 is positive, thanks to increased activity at the end of the year. Another good indicator: new private capital entering the market. With banks constrained by regulations, more and more private lenders are stepping to up to fulfill investor needs. While these capital sources are unregulated, Shlomi Ronen, managing principal at Dekel Capital, says that underwriting standards are remaining conservative, and there is no cause for concern. We sat down with Ronen to ask him about him 2018 outlook, the activity from private lenders and what asset classes will be in the highest demand next year.