The tranche is part of the total financing of around €100 million provided by DekaBank as the sole arranger for the purchase of four office buildings in Germany, all four of which are leased to Deutsche Telekom as the principal tenant.

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Deka debt fund buys loan for Telekom office portfolio

Germany’s first debt fund under German investment law, the “Deka Realkredit Klassik”, said that it had acquired a senior tranche of a commercial real estate loan with a volume of around €30 million from DekaBank. The tranche is part of the total... more »

Mar 19, 2015 10:00 AM Investment

Just this week, FdR’s subsidiary Foncière des Murs bought a portfolio of 22 B&B hotels in Germany from the hotel group’s majority owner Carlyle Group for €128m. The hotels, numbering 2,271 rooms are located throughout Germany.

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France’s FdR makes big push into German budget hotel sector

One group making a big push into the German hotel sector is French REIT/SIIC Foncière des Régions (FdR), which is taking a very bullish view on particularly the budget segment, where chains have so far failed to gain major traction. more »

Mar 18, 2015 10:00 AM Companies

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PATRIZIA Immobilien AG

Patrizia buys €286m Eurocastle German retail portfolio

The Augsburg-based full-spectrum investor Patrizia Immobilien has acquired a supermarket portfolio with 107 retail properties, consisting of supermarkets, discounters and retail centres throughout Germany, most of which are leased to well-known... more »

Mar 17, 2015 10:00 AM Investment

According to CEO Andreas Muschter in the fund manager’s recent statement, “We are confident that we will continue the successes of the past year seamlessly into 2015.”

Commerz Real AG

Commerzbank shrinks loan book, Commerz Real focus outside Europe

Commerzbank, Germany’s second largest bank, is continuing to slash its commercial property loan book, selling off €16bn of loan exposure last year to stand at a current €20bn. The bank plans to reduce this further to €11bn through 2016. more »

Mar 16, 2015 10:00 AM Companies

Ludwig Schlosser, CEO of VIB Vermögen, commented, “In our twentieth anniversary year, we have continued to focus on commercial properties in the logistics growth sectors and in the retail sector."

VIB Vermögen AG

VIB Vermögen tops 100-property mark in steady expansion

VIB Vermögen AG, a specialist in developing and managing commercial real estate for mid-sized companies in southern Germany, has been chugging along steadily for the last number of years, enjoying a somewhat lower profile than many of its German... more »

Mar 13, 2015 10:00 AM Companies

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