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Joint Venture

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The Frankfurt-based logistics investment manager Palmira Capital Partners has formed a joint venture with the European Principal Finance III Fund (EPF III) managed by giant alternative investment manager Apollo with the goal of investing more than... more

15 Nov 2017 10:00 Companies

Alistair Calvert - Gramercy

Gramercy Property Trust Inc.

Gramercy Europe, the European investment fund manager focused on the pan-European logistics and industrial sector, will invest primarily in Germany for its third European logistics fund, its CEO Alistair Calvert told REFIRE at EXPO REAL in October. more

14 Nov 2017 10:00 Investment

Stefan Ermisch - HSH Nordbank

HSH Nordbank

The majority owners of German lender HSH Nordbank, the federal states of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, have received ‘several binding bids’ for the bank by the deadline of 27 October, they announced this weekend. more

13 Nov 2017 10:00 Companies

Commercial Property

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Commercial real estate stocks in Germany are outstripping their residential counterparts, according to a survey published this month by Hamburg-based Kirchhoff Consult. more

10 Nov 2017 10:00 Markets

Dirk Hasselbring - Hamburg Trust

Hamburg Trust GmbH

German listed commercial property investor DIC Asset AG is launching a new Spezialfonds, its sixth overall and second focused on retail. The fund, named “Retail Balance I”, will invest in core and core-plus retail real estate in German metro... more

9 Nov 2017 10:00 Investment

Torsten Doyen - Capital Bay

Capital Bay

The Berlin-based company Capital Bay GmbH is launching an open-ended special AIF for residential property, targeted at German institutional investors. The “CB Wohnimmobilien Deutschland” fund will focus on residential properties in the top 7... more

8 Nov 2017 10:00 Investment

Europe

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AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets is beefing up its exposure to logistics, Laurent Jacquemin, head of European transactions at the group, told REFIRE at EXPO REAL. ‘We want to grow our logistics portfolio, notably in Germany,’ Jacquemin said. more

7 Nov 2017 10:00 Companies

Drones

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Drones are the new black in real estate. Everyone wants one so it is no surprise that, for some companies, they are starting to become indispensable. Allianz X, the venture unit of insurer Allianz Group, is so committed to using drones that it... more

6 Nov 2017 10:00 Markets

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