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Insurgencies often end up betraying the ideals that motivated them. Brexit seems no different. In no time, it has shed its intellectually most powerful motive: the full restoration of sovereignty to the House of Commons. more

Sep 11, 2017 2:00 PM Guest Columns

Dr. Reinhard Kutscher - Union Investment

Union Asset Management Holding AG

Hamburg-based fund manager Union Investment has raised €620m in its first subscription phase for Germany’s biggest-ever open-ended real estate fund, suggesting that the fund is poised for further growth. more

Sep 11, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Andreas Ibel - BFW


Residential building permits issued in Germany fell by 7.3% in the first six months, in a sign that the construction sector is heading for a slowdown in the second half of 2017. more

Sep 8, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Michael Schneider - IntReal International Real Estate

IntReal International Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

The German fund industry recorded net inflows of €79.1b in the first six months of 2017, marking the second highest result for a half-year ever recorded, according to the BVI. more

Sep 7, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Manfred Binsfeld - Scope Ratings AG

Scope Ratings AG

The highest increases in European office rents over the next five years can be expected in Berlin, according to research group Scope. The Berlin-based Scope is incorporating the research traditionally done in this area by Feri Euro Rating, which... more

Sep 6, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Sizeable losses for liquidating funds

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Specialist European investment manager Peakside Capital has committed all of the capital raised for its latest opportunistic real estate fund PREF II, fully 12 months ahead of the end of the planned investment period. more

Sep 5, 2017 10:00 AM Investment



Japanese banks Nomura and Daiwa recently indicated they are moving their EU base to Frankfurt and are applying for the appropriate regulatory licences. The announcements follow similar ones from Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, among others. more

Sep 4, 2017 2:00 PM Guest Columns


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Frankfurt is one of the cities in pole position to benefit from the Brexit as more and more companies seek to move staff out of the UK. more

Sep 4, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

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