Axactor has acquired a new REO (Real Estate Owned) portfolio from a large Spanish financial group through a bilateral agreement. The portfolio has an appraisal value of approximately 102mEUR and is composed of 1.500 assets. The financial institution will retain the 25% of the Spanish SPVs which will owns the assets of the REO portfolio, while Axactor will retain 75% through the joint venture company ReoLux. The acquisition will be financed by available cash and an upsize of the current Nomura credit facility, subject to final documentation and board approval in Nomura.
Including this portfolio, Axactor has acquired seven REO portfolios since 2017 and will manage circa 8.000 assets with an appraisal value of more than 400mEUR. The high number of transactions in 1 year shows the determination and capability of Axactor for growth in the European debt purchase market.
"The Axactor team is proud to reinforce its position in the REO market, and we keep building strong relationships with the financial institutions in Spain" say the General Management Team of Axactor Spain.