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Starwood Credit Real Estate Income Trust (SCREDIT)

Private Credit Offering Focused on Senior
Secured, Real Estate Debt

About

NAV Information

As of April 30, 2024
NAV Per Share1
Class I $20.00
Class S $20.01
Class D $20.00
Class T $20.00
Class E $20.21

SCREDIT Overview

SCREDIT is a private perpetual life REIT that originates, acquires, finances and manages a portfolio of primarily real estate debt investments focused on senior secured, floating-rate loans, diversified across both geography and asset class. SCREDIT is not available to members of the public, and no offering is made or should be inferred.

1
Provide Current Income

in the form of regular, stable cash distributions to achieve an attractive distribution yield

2
Preserve and Protect Invested Capital

by focusing on high quality real assets with current cash-flow and/or limited business plan risk

3
Reduce Downside Risk

through conservative loan-to-value ratios against high quality real assets with meaningful borrower equity or implied equity

4
Provide an Investment Alternative

for shareholders seeking to allocate a portion of their long-term investment portfolios to commercial real estate debt with lower volatility than publicly traded securities and compelling risk-adjusted returns compared to fixed income alternatives

Governance

Trustees and Executive Officers

Barry Sternlicht
Barry Sternlicht
Executive Chairman
John McCarthy
John McCarthy
Trustee, Chairman of the Board
Dennis Schuh
Dennis Schuh
Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee
Peggy Lamb
Peggy Lamb
Independent Trustee
Jay N. Levine
Jay N. Levine
Independent Trustee
Cyrus D. Walker
Cyrus D. Walker
Independent Trustee
Zachary H. Tanenbaum
Zachary H. Tanenbaum
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investor Relations
Marc A. Fox
Marc A. Fox
Chief Financial Officer
Rachel Zane
Rachel Zane
Secretary
Barry Sternlicht
Barry Sternlicht
Executive Chairman

Barry S. Sternlicht has served as the Executive Chairperson since our formation in June 2023. He founded Starwood Capital, a private alternative investment firm focused on global real estate, hotel management, oil and gas and energy infrastructure with approximately $120 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2022, and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since its formation in 1991. Through the Starwood Capital platform, Mr. Sternlicht has created several multi-billion public market companies, ranging from traditional real estate to branded hospitality. He serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Starwood Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. and Chairman of the board of directors and the Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Property Trust and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Capital Group Management, LLC, a registered investment advisor and an affiliate of the Advisor. Throughout Mr. Sternlicht’s career, he has focused on capitalizing on emerging consumer trends, either directly via core operating assets or indirectly through Starwood Capital’s real estate portfolio. He has also executed several notable public market transactions to enhance the scale of the Starwood Capital platform, including the creation and expansion of Starwood Property Trust, the consolidation of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (formerly NYSE: HOT) (“HOT”), the spin-off and growth of Invitation Homes (NYSE: INVH) and the formation of Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR). Similarly, he has been involved in numerous private market consumer businesses as an early investor. Mr. Sternlicht also has deep operating expertise, serving as the Chairman, from January 1995 through May 2005, and as the Chief Executive Officer, from January 1995 through September 2004, of HOT. During his tenure as Chief Executive Officer, HOT’s market capitalization grew to approximately $10 billion. As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sternlicht executed several key acquisitions, including Westin Hotels, Patriot American and ITT Corp., and led the development of the W Hotel concept. Outside of his public market experience, Mr. Sternlicht has made a variety of investments in the consumer sector. Most notably, he has acquired or founded a number of independent hotel chains, including Baccarat Hotels, 1 Hotels and Treehouse Hotels, which are operated by SH Hotels & Resorts, a hotel brand management company and an affiliate of Starwood Capital. In addition to these investments, Mr. Sternlicht has invested in various consumer facing companies, including ThirdLove, a women’s clothing brand, Lytro, a developer of light-field cameras, and Lyric, a hospitality platform for business travelers. Mr. Sternlicht serves on the Board of Directors of The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL), Cano Health Inc. (NYSE: CANO) and LOG Commercial Properties e Participacoes SA. Mr. Sternlicht previously served as a director to Invitation Homes (NYSE: INVH) from 2014 to 2020. Mr. Sternlicht is a Founder of Jaws Mustang Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: JWSM.UN), Jaws Hurricane Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: HCNE) and Jaws Juggernaut Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: JUGG), blank check companies listed on either the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) or NASDAQ. Mr. Sternlicht is the former Chairman of the Board of TRI Pointe Group (NYSE: TPH), iStar (NYSE: STAR) and Baccarat S.A., a crystal maker headquartered in Baccarat, France. He also previously served on the Board of Directors of Restoration Hardware (NYSE: RH), Vesper Healthcare Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: VSPR), A.S. Roma and Equity Residential. Mr. Sternlicht received a B.A., magna cum laude, with honors from Brown University and earned an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School.

John McCarthy
John McCarthy
Trustee, Chairman of the Board

John P. McCarthy Jr. has served as a trustee since our formation in June 2023 and is the Chairperson of our board of trustees. Mr. McCarthy has also served in several roles at Starwood Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., including Vice Chairman since May 2023 and as a member of the board of directors since November 2017. Mr. McCarthy previously served as Starwood Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer since its formation in June 2017 until May 2023 and as President from June 2017 until January 2021. Mr. McCarthy has served on the Advisor’s Investment Committee since November 2017. Mr. McCarthy has served as Managing Director of Starwood Capital since July 2015, where he was responsible for managing and expanding relationships with Starwood Capital’s investors around the world. Mr. McCarthy previously served as Global Head of Asset Management for Starwood Capital from March 2009 to May 2012, during which time he also served on Starwood Capital’s Investment Committee. Prior to rejoining Starwood Capital, Mr. McCarthy served as Deputy Head of Europe for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (“ADIA”) from June 2012 to May 2015. During this time, Mr. McCarthy served on ADIA’s Executive and Global Strategy committees. Prior to this, Mr. McCarthy served as Global Co-Head of Asset Management for Lehman Brothers Real Estate Private Equity from June 2005 to February 2009 and was a Partner at O’Connor Capital Partners (“O’Connor”) and the Co-Head of the Europe Business. Prior to joining O’Connor, Mr. McCarthy worked for GE Capital where he held a variety of positions, including managing the firm’s real estate investing activities across Central Europe. Mr. McCarthy has previously served on several boards throughout his career, including ERE, a Paris, France based developer of European Shopping Malls, Deutsche Annington, a listed German based residential rental platform encompassing more than 180,000 units and McCarthy & Stone, formerly the UK’s largest developer of homes for seniors. Mr. McCarthy received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Connecticut, and an M.B.A. from Fordham University.

Mr. McCarthy provides our board of trustees with extensive investment management experience, particularly related to international markets and operating platforms.

Dennis Schuh
Dennis Schuh
Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee

Dennis G. Schuh has served as our Chief Executive Officer, President and trustee since our formation in June 2023. Mr. Schuh has also served as the Chief Originations Officer of Starwood Property Trust since February 2016. In this role, Mr. Schuh is responsible for national originations, including senior debt, mezzanine and preferred equity investments. Prior to joining Starwood Property Trust in 2016, Mr. Schuh was a Managing Director for J.P. Morgan from 1997 to February 2016, where he held several roles as head of CMBS Banking/Origination and head of CMBS Capital Markets. Before joining J.P. Morgan in 1997, Mr. Schuh worked at Fitch Ratings where he rated CMBS and REITs. He served on the Board of Governors for the CRE Finance Council from 2006 to 2008 and on its Executive Committee from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Schuh graduated from Georgetown University with a BS in Business Administration with a degree in Finance.

Mr. Schuh provides our board of trustees with extensive real estate debt investment and investment management experience.

Peggy Lamb
Peggy Lamb
Independent Trustee

Peggy Lamb serves as an independent trustee for SCREDIT. Ms. Lamb has also served as a member of the board of directors of Starwood Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. since January 2021. Since 2017, she has served as a Managing Director of Halstatt, LLC, where she is a principal at Halstatt Real Estate Partners, a real estate investment fund.  In her role, Ms. Lamb is responsible for originating, structuring, underwriting, and closing real estate investments, as well as managing an existing diverse investment portfolio across multiple asset types. Ms. Lamb worked at Goldman Sachs from 1990 to 2005 and served in a number of management roles including as COO for Investment Banking Real Estate Department and Chief of Staff for the Financing Group. Ms. Lamb received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from the University of Illinois.

Ms. Lamb’s investment banking and real estate experience brings valuable knowledge to our board of trustees.

Jay N. Levine
Jay N. Levine
Independent Trustee

Jay N. Levine serves as an independent trustee for SCREDIT. Mr. Levine’s distinguished operating track record and leadership experience within public and private financial services markets spans over 30 years. From December 2020 to May 2022, Mr. Levine served as Chief Executive Officer of Cascade Acquisition Corp (NYSE: CAS), a incorporated blank check company for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Between March 2011 and December 2020, Mr. Levine served as Chairman of the Board (June 2018 – December 2020) and President and Chief Executive Officer (March 2011 – September 2018) of OneMain Financial (NYSE: “OMF”, f.k.a. “Springleaf”), a provider of personal loans and other financial services to consumers. Prior to OneMain, Mr. Levine served as President, CEO and a Director of Capmark Financial Group (“Capmark”), a commercial real estate finance company, as part of its corporate restructuring from 2008 until 2011. From 2000 until 2008, Mr. Levine served as President, CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”) Global Banking & Markets in North America, as well as CEO of its predecessor entity, RBS Greenwich Capital. Additionally, from November 2019 through August 2020, Mr. Levine served on the Board of Directors of FinServ Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: FSRV), a SPAC focused on the financial services industry. Mr. Levine earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California Davis.

Mr. Levine’s broad deal sourcing network, long-term operating expertise, M&A diligence and integration prowess and deep industry domain knowledge of the broader financial services ecosystem bring valuable knowledge to our board of trustees.

Cyrus D. Walker
Cyrus D. Walker
Independent Trustee

Cyrus D. Walker serves as an independent trustee for SCREDIT. Since August 2023, Mr. Walker has served as a Strategic Advisor for Fifth Down Capital, an investment firm that focuses on private companies in the global internet, software, consumer and fintech industries, where he advises on strategic leveraging of networks to actively create and enhance opportunities aligning with the firm’s mission to invest in generational companies. Since February 2022, Mr. Walker has been a principal at Discovery Land Company, a U.S.-based real estate developer and operator of private communities and resorts. In addition, Mr. Walker has been an operating partner at Vistria Group, a private equity investment firm, and has served as a director for The Mather Group, an investment advisory firm and affiliate of Vistria Group since January 2022. Mr. Walker has served as a director for Flores & Associates LLC since August 2022, also a Vistria Group affiliated company. From April 2018 to March 2022, Mr. Walker served as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Dibble Group, an insurance brokerage and consulting firm. From January 2000, Mr. Walker served in several roles at Nemco Group, LLC, an insurance brokerage and consulting firm, including serving as its Co-Chief Executive Officer until April 2012, when it was acquired by a subsidiary of NFP Corp., a multi-national insurance brokerage and consulting business. Mr. Walker also founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of OSI Benefits, an insurance brokerage consulting firm and division of Opportunity Systems, Inc., from 1995 to January 2000. Mr. Walker has served as a director of Houlihan Lokey, Inc. since November 2020 and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since January 2021, as a director of APi Group Corporation since October 2019 and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of APi Group Corporation since March 2021, and has served on the board of directors of privately held jewelry company, Kendra Scott, LLC, since May 2021. Mr Walker was previously a director of Arbor Rapha Capital Bioholdings Corp. I, a blank check company from March 2021 to March 2023. Mr. Walker received a B.A. from Colorado College.

Mr. Walker’s executive experience and service on other corporate boards brings valuable knowledge to our board of trustees.

Zachary H. Tanenbaum
Zachary H. Tanenbaum
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investor Relations

Zachary H. Tanenbaum serves as our Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investor Relations. Mr. Tanenbaum has also served as a Managing Director and Head of Investor Strategy for Starwood Property Trust since April 2014. In this role, Mr. Tanenbaum is responsible for cultivating and managing the company’s relationships with the global investment and analyst communities. Prior to joining Starwood Property Trust in 2014, Mr. Tanenbaum served as a Senior Analyst at Wesley Capital Management, a long/short real estate securities hedge fund. In this role, he generated investment ideas across the REIT, real estate operating company, specialty finance and homebuilding sectors. He previously served in senior sell-side equity research positions at FBR Capital Markets and MLV & Co. Mr. Tanenbaum received a B.S. degree from Cornell University and an M.S. degree in real estate, with a concentration in finance and investment, from New York University.

Marc A. Fox
Marc A. Fox
Chief Financial Officer

Marc A. Fox serves as our Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Fox has served as a consultant for Starwood Capital periodically since January 2023. Prior to consulting for Starwood Capital, Mr. Fox served as the Chief Financial Officer for Greystone & Co from June 2021 to November 2022, where he was responsible accounting and financial reporting. Prior to his time at Greystone & Co, Mr. Fox was the Chief Financial Officer at Ladder Capital Finance (NYSE: LADR) from November 2008 to May 2021, where he was responsible for accounting, financial reporting and tax functions, among other things. Before joining Ladder Capital Finance, Mr. Fox served as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of GMAC Commercial Mortgage and Capmark Financial Group from August 1997 to November 2008, where he was responsible for all cash and debt management, asset and liability management, accounts payable and banking relationships. Mr. Fox received a B.S. degree in economics and a M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Rachel Zane
Rachel Zane
Secretary

Rachel O. Zane has served as our Secretary since August 2023. Ms. Zane has served as an attorney for Starwood Capital since June 2022. In this role, Ms. Zane is responsible for overseeing transactional, asset management and other corporate legal matters for Starwood affiliated investment vehicles. Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2022, Ms. Zane practiced corporate real estate law at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP from September 2015 to May 2022. Ms. Zane received a B.S. from the University of Virginia, a M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. She is licensed to practice law in New York.

SEC Filings

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8-K 06/07/2024 View / Download
8-K 05/30/2024 View / Download
10-Q 05/10/2024 View / Download
8-K 05/06/2024 View / Download
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10-K 03/29/2024 View / Download
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10-Q 11/14/2023 View / Download
8-K 11/03/2023 View / Download
10-12GA 10/31/2023 View / Download