The European CMBS sector has seen less growth than anticipated so far this year, but that doesn't mean there's been a lack of action. Deals like the British Broadcasting House (BBC) transaction may well signal a real pickup for the second half of this year.

"Reports that this sector could see volumes challenged by waning appetite is probably just a case of overzealous predictions made last year," said one source. "Maybe it's just a case of scaling down anticipated growth."

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