• Carnegie Capital Announces Latest Closings

    JD Stettin of Carnegie Capital has certainly had his hands full recently, having closed a couple of refinances in the Pacific Northwest, no easy task in the early days of COVID-19, we’re sure.   Mr. Stettin first sourced and structured a cash-out refinance of a 60-unit memory care community near Eugene, Oregon. Featuring a roughly 50-50 mix of... Read More »
  • PGIM Refinances Tennessee Senior Living Community

    PGIM Real Estate announced its latest transaction, with Executive Director Chris Fenton leading the way. It involved a $10.6 million HUD refinance of a senior living community in Ashland City, Tennessee. Built in 2015 with 100 beds in 80 units, the community provides assisted living and memory care services in a four-story building.   Thunderhawk... Read More »
  • Greystone Arranges HUD Construction Debt

    Working through HUD, Lisa Fischman of Greystone facilitated construction financing for an assisted living community to expand its Buffalo, New York-area campus. Originally built in 2003 with 110 beds in 84 units, the community is located on a 20-acre campus. Onsite amenities including a theater, physician’s office and beauty salon certainly... Read More »
  • Genesis HealthCare’s Shares Double in Value

    Leading up to Genesis HealthCare’s first quarter earnings release and conference call, the company’s share price took off. The rise started on May 22 when it jumped by 22% on high volume, but then it added another 35% on volume that was 10 times the average. In the course of four days, the price more than doubled, from $0.63 per share to $1.37... Read More »
  • Looking for Answers in the Lending Market: A Q&A with Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors

    To get a sense of what is going on in the capital markets in this immediate post-COVID-19 world, we turned to Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors for his own thoughts.   How has the lending environment changed from the beginning of the second quarter to now?  Overall, there is less debt capital available than there was prior to the COVID-19 crisis. ... Read More »
MonticelloAM Funds Large Virginia Acquisition

MonticelloAM Funds Large Virginia Acquisition

MonticelloAM and its affiliates just announced a large first lien debt financing to fund the acquisition of five skilled nursing facilities in Virginia. The borrower, an experienced owner/operator with an established relationship with Monticello (having received acquisition financing for several other facilities in 2019), obtained $97.2 million in debt, including an $8 million working capital loan provided to its operating companies. Monticello’s asset-based lending group, Monticello Commercial Capital, provided the working capital.   The acquisition featured 856 beds located primarily around Richmond, bringing the owner’s portfolio to a total of 1,155 licensed beds. The... Read More »
Owner/Operator Makes Big Purchase in North Carolina and Kentucky

Owner/Operator Makes Big Purchase in North Carolina and Kentucky

An experienced owner/operator just bought a large portfolio of skilled nursing facilities in North Carolina and Kentucky, thanks in part to first-lien debt financing provided by Monticello Asset Management and its affiliates. The acquisition involved 12 SNFs evenly split between the two states. The properties averaged a 1977 vintage, and the gross building area totaled 402,554 square feet.   There was also one skilled nursing facility already in the buyer’s portfolio that was refinanced in the deal. Altogether, there were 1,357 beds across the portfolio, bringing the buyer’s total to more than 8,750 licensed beds.  Monticello had worked... Read More »
Monticello Closes Two More First Lien Debt Financings

Monticello Closes Two More First Lien Debt Financings

The financings keep on flowing from Monticello Asset Management, which recently secured two more first lien debt packages for clients in the Mid-Atlantic. The Maryland transaction consisted of a $32 million loan provided to an experienced owner/operator with a portfolio of over 1,300 licensed beds to refinance its 177-bed skilled nursing facility in Cecil County (northwest Maryland). Built in 1994, the facility (through its operating company) also received a $2 million working capital loan. Then, in New Jersey, Monticello funded the acquisition of a rental CCRC in Camden County with $38 million in first lien debt. Consisting of 226 independent living units, 113 assisted living/memory care... Read More »
Monticello Finances Tennessee Transaction

Monticello Finances Tennessee Transaction

Monticello Asset Management and its affiliates provided $15.8 million in first lien debt to finance the acquisition of three assisted living/memory care communities in Tennessee. Totaling 126 units, the communities will also be renovated thanks to funds from this transaction. The borrower was an experienced owner/operator of seniors housing communities with a portfolio of more than 1,100 units, inclusive of recent acquisitions. This is the second Tennessee transaction closed by Monticello this month. The earlier deal consisted of $16.68 million of first lien debt for the refinance of two skilled nursing facilities and 303 total beds in the state. That transaction also included a $3 million... Read More »
Monticello Finances Two Tennessee SNFs

Monticello Finances Two Tennessee SNFs

Monticello Asset Management and its affiliates provided $16.7 million in first lien debt to refinance two skilled nursing facilities in Tennessee. Totaling 303 beds, the facilities are owned by an experienced owner/operator with a portfolio of more than 4,630 licensed beds. They were built in 1969 and 1977, respectively. Monticello also had an established relationship with the borrower, having financed its acquisition of a number of facilities in the past several years across multiple transactions. This transaction also included a $3 million working capital loan to the properties’ operating companies. Monticello’s asset-based lending group, Monticello Commercial Capital, provided that... Read More »