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Key Characteristics

  • Experienced team with knowledge in underwriting and structuring a wide variety of risks

  • Deep market access to opportunities across the US

  • Portfolios tailored to individual client needs

  • In-house servicing and special servicing platforms rated by S&P1

Overview

  • Origination of high-quality senior lien loans across core, core plus and construction/permanent strategies.

 

  • Using a disciplined, repeatable and transparent investment process, the team strives to deliver relative value to investors though disciplined underwriting and pricing of loans tailored to each client’s objective and risk profile.

 

  • Market coverage across the US with an emphasis on primary and secondary markets.

 

  • Time-tested investment process, relationship base and pipeline of opportunities.

 

  • Diversified portfolio across geographies, property types, duration, and risk.

 

  • Experienced team (industry experience averaging 16 years2) with deep market access with coverage across the US with in-depth local experience.

 

  • Supported by in-house S&P-rated servicing and special servicing platforms that can manage loans through a variety of economic cycles and market conditions.1

 

1Agency ratings do not reflect favorable client responses or ignore unfavorable client responses. Aegon Real Assets US has paid Standard & Poor’s to conduct their rating. This rating is not indicative of future performance. Information regarding Standard & Poor’s rating system and criteria is available at www.standardandpoors.com.

 

2Years of experience reflects average industry experience attained in 2021.

 

For prospective investors in the US and Asia, the strategy is offered by Aegon RA. For prospective investors in Europe, this strategy is offered by Aegon AM NL and sub-advised by Aegon RA. For prospective investors, in the UK, this strategy is offered by Aegon AM UK and sub-advised by Aegon RA.

Leadership Team

Lara Osterhaus

Lara Osterhaus

Global Head of Debt

Lara Osterhaus is global head of debt responsible for the US-based real assets debt platform, Commercial Mortgage Loan (CML) Production, Mortgage Loan Servicing, Mortgage Loan Special Servicing and Environmental and Engineering and Agricultural Lending groups.

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Karissa Anderson

Karissa Anderson

Head of CML Production

Karissa Anderson is head of Commercial Mortgage Loan (CML) production and oversees the origination, management, and policies of the commercial mortgage operations in the US.

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Sarah Swartzendruber

Sarah Swartzendruber

Managing Director, Mortgage Loan Servicing and Special Servicing

Sarah Swartzendruber is managing director of the Mortgage Loan Servicing and Special Servicing departments.

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