Structuring Preferred Equity Investments in Real Estate Ventures: True Equity vs. "Debt-Like" Equity

PEIs, together with mortgage loans and mezzanine loans, are often a critical part of the capital structure used by sponsors to fund real estate ventures. The terms of PEIs can vary considerably. On one end of the spectrum are PEIs that are economically and functionally equivalent to a mezzanine loan, though structured as equity and not debt. On the other end of the spectrum are PEIs that are pari passu with the sponsor’s equity. In any context, a PEI’s equity is subordinate to all of the real estate venture’s debts.PEIs typically earn a higher rate of return on the investment than debt financing, and may earn a share of cash flow beyond a stated rate of return and of any capital appreciation.
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