SABAL CAPITAL PARTNERS LLP
Sabal Capital Partners emerged a decade ago when its founder Pat Jackson launched the commercial real estate finance and investmentfirm in the midst of the Great Recession, seeing incredible opportunity during a time when the majority of industry participants werediscouraged from the market. Right out of the gate, Sabal gained quick notoriety with its principal investments business, which rapidlyestablished the company as legitimate. The vision of the company from the start was focused heavily on lending. Jackson and his seniorteam knew, even in 2009, when market dynamics did not yet support it, that they’d ultimately lead Sabal into finance with the intent ofbuilding not just a lending arm, but a robust lending business that would ultimately dominate its sector. The company’s loans typicallyrange from $2-$30 million. Because these are small transactions, the business requires deep efficiency, speed-to-close and large pipelinevolume to ensure survival, profitability and success. The firm’s debt offeringsprovide a robust set of solutions to brokers and borrowers and represent bothgovernment sponsored entities Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae affiliated programsfor the finance of multifamily assets in the workforce and affordable categories,as well as conduit solutions for the finance of core real estate in all major commercial asset classes, including office, industrial, multifamily, self-storage andretail. All programs are offered nationwide with the benefit of a close in as littleas 45 days. In 2017, Sabal Investment Advisors announced the close of its firstfund, a private capital vehicle dubbed the SIA Debt Opportunities Fund, exceeding its initial target of $150 million with total commitments of $200 million. Sabalis currently working on closing its second fund. The funds are fundamental components to Sabal’s integrated lending, servicing and investment model, whichprovides proven benefits to brokers, borrowers and investors.
THOROFARE CAPITAL INC.
Thorofare Capital Inc., an alternative investmentmanager specializing in senior mortgage debt foropportunistic acquisitions and middle-marketrecapitalizations nationwide, is firm in its commitment to responsible and sustainable growth with abusiness plan and team set-up to withstand downturns as well as bull markets due to its youth andminimal portfolio debt. The Los Angeles-basedfirm, founded in 2010, focuses on financing transactions with a value of $5 million to $100 million,targeting value-add and opportunistic acquisitions,recapitalizations and distressed debt secured bytransitional properties. The firm has continued toincrease its national footprint in tandem with borrowers that rely on the firm for their capital markets needs and look to expand inother asset classes, such as data centers and senior housing, and grow in secondary markets as well. Thorofare reached the milestoneof exceeding $2.2 billion of total originated loans across its multi-strategy platform throughout 30 states, which includes its privatefund series and joint venture with Doubleline Capital. The firm has established a national presence, having closed 254 transactionsacross 30 states. One recent accomplishment is the firm opening its New York City office in SoHo. Thorofare has thoughtfully crafteda reputation as an industry leader and pioneer in the private debt industry by demonstrating integrity, hard work and discipline whenit comes to how the company approaches every task it undertakes. The firm’s principals and employees hold themselves to the higheststandards of integrity in all dealings whether it is with borrowers, investors or competitors because it says “we are all aware that ourreputation is our single most important asset.”
Mike Wilhelms Pat Jackson Sarah Suther Vartan Derbedrossian Robert Restrick
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