Flexible real estate finance solutions in the UK and Europe

What we do

Birchwood advises funds which offer bespoke debt structures including senior, whole loan and mezzanine facilities to support borrowers in delivering high-quality real estate strategies.

How we do it

Birchwood's dedicated team has the experience and ability to deliver complex transactions with speed and certainty for borrowers in a rapidly changing market.

Backed by institutional capital

Birchwood is backed by W.R. Berkley Corporation, one of the largest property and casualty insurers in the United States. Founded in 1967, W.R. Berkley Corporation, is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange with invested assets in excess of $22billion (as at 31 Dec 2021).

Meet the team

Lorna Brown

Chief Executive Officer

Office: +44 (0)20 4574 3296

Mobile: +44 (0)7554 226 534

Email: lorna.brown@birchwoodrec.com

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Kate Tovey


Office: +44 (0)20 4574 3292

Mobile: +44 (0)7510 924 638

Email: kate.tovey@birchwoodrec.com

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Libby Thelwall


Office: ‭+44 (0)20 4574 3299‬

Mobile: ‭+44 (0) 7384 452 364‬

Email: libby.thelwall@birchwoodrec.com

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News & Insights

All the more useful news and industry and financial insights from the Birchwood Real Estate Capital team.

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