It was a good first half of 2022 for debt borrowers, at least if they were clients of PGIM Real Estate. The real estate debt business of PGIM completed $2.1 billion in core plus and high-yield financing on behalf of investors in its real estate debt strategies for H1. It was a strong performance for the real estate manager, and John Jacobs, managing director, Core Plus Debt at PGIM Real Estate, expects to see more successes in the second half of the year. “We view this environment as an opportunistic time to make good loans, so we continue to look for attractive deals,” he tells 

But H2 is unlikely to resemble the first six months of the year in many respects for PGIM Real Estate’s debt business. Underwriting is changing to account for economic headwinds and the overall transaction volume is expected to decrease as well.

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