Institutional Resources. Practical Lending. Certainty of Execution.
Knighthead Funding, LLC has an exceptional reputation for funding complex and situational real estate transactions. An alternative to traditional bank lending, we specialize in bridge loans and other special situation debt opportunities up to $25 million in size, secured by a broad range of real estate assets throughout the East Coast and other major U.S. markets nationwide. Our institutional lending platform allows for flexibility to structure custom-tailored loans, which address a variety of unique transactions involving acquisitions, refinancings, discounted note buybacks, note acquisition financings, transitional properties, capital improvements, partner buyouts, and transactions requiring time-sensitive closings. The extensive experience of Knighthead Funding’s origination team includes originations totaling more than $1 billion in volume.
The value behind Knighthead Funding.
Knighthead Funding, an affiliate of Knighthead Realty Capital Management, LLC was formed to serve as the firm’s loan origination entity. Knighthead Capital Management, LLC, founded in 2008, is a New York-based SEC registered investment management firm specializing in long-short, event-driven, distressed credit and other special situations across a broad array of industries. Jonathan Daniel, founder of Silo Financial Corp., and his team joined the principals of Knighthead Capital Management, LLC and bring broad lending experience to Knighthead Funding. Since 2001, Silo originated and closed approximately 140 loan transactions in 10 states with a total principal amount of approximately $230 million. In 2013, the Knighthead Special Situations Fund I, LP was launched and to date has originated over $210mm in Bridge Loans. In July of 2016, Knighthead Special Situations Real Estate Fund II, LP was launched to continue providing real estate secured bridge loans. The Knighthead Funding team brings over 31 years of combined real estate loan sourcing, origination and servicing capabilities coupled with Knighthead’s credit expertise and institutional platform.
We recognize that each transaction is unique unto itself.
Our objective is to fully understand the circumstances and situation behind every transaction we underwrite — the borrower’s requirements, the real estate asset, the exit strategy and more. Armed with all of the facts we work with borrowers to explore bespoke solutions, which enables us to structure loans that address the needs of each specific situation. Success has emerged from our straightforward approach and practical underwriting process that combines candid communication and responsive service. The end result? Transactions that are funded quickly and efficiently...and customers that are consistently satisfied.