Florian Goldgruber - ADO Properties

ADO Properties

Several listed German property investors have been taking advantage of the ongoing strength of the German economy and particularly its residential housing market to tap the capital markets for fresh financing. These are unlikely to be the last deals more

Aug 21, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Thomas Landschreiber - Corestate Capital


Luxembourg-headquartered investment manager CORESTATE Capital Holding is setting up an open-ended Spezialfonds focused on German residential property, with a target volume of at least €300m. An initial €70m equity for the seed portfolio has... more

Aug 18, 2017 10:00 AM Companies


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Among German real estate-related stocks showing strong stock market appreciation over the past twelve months is Munich-based financing bank pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank. The 'good bank' that emerged from the ashes of the collapsed Hypo Real Estate... more

Aug 17, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Nursing Home

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Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group is getting ready to sell Alloheim, one of Germany's top three nursing home operators, according to a recent report in the German business daily Frankurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Sources in Frankfurt... more

Aug 16, 2017 10:00 AM Companies

Deal Vertrag

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The US listed alternative asset manager Ares Management L.P. further strengthened its presence in German real estate when one of its funds bought a 300-unit, 24,000 sqm residential and retail complex in Frankfurt am Main. more

Aug 15, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Kaufhof - Frankfurt

GALERIA Kaufhof GmbH

We refer in this issue's editorial (page 4) to the demise of several previously prominent American shopping malls. Now there are ominous messages eminating from leading German department store retailer Galeria Kaufhof, which was bought two years... more

Aug 14, 2017 12:10 PM Companies


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Germany could be headed for a bumper year with up €100b in deals, according to Fabian Klein, head of investment Germany at CBRE in Frankfurt. ‘We’re expecting a record year in Germany this year, with at least €50b of deals. If enough supply comes... more

Aug 11, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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The market value of investable hotels in Germany increased by 8.3% last year to €51b, according to research published this month by fund manager Union Investment and consultancy Bulwiengesa. more

Aug 10, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Dr. Julian Deutz - Axel Springer

Axel Springer

Another giant Berlin commercial property sale also took place this month, having been flagged (including in REFIRE's pages) about half a year ago as likely to be one of the biggest sales of the year. German publisher Axel Springer has sold its... more

Aug 9, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Real Estate

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More good news reaching us from London-listed Phoenix Spree Deutschland, which invests in both residential and commercial properties mainly in Berlin. In its interim result, the company unveiled a 22.6% rise in portfolio valuation for its... more

Aug 8, 2017 10:00 AM Companies