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The Ärzteversorgung Westfalen-Lippe (ÄVWL), one of Germany's largest medical occupational pension funds, has partnered with US private investor Hines to buy the Hamburg site where Japanese optical technology manufacturer Olympus... more


Olivier Téran - Allianz Real Estate

Allianz Real Estate

Germany's Allianz Real Estate has teamed up with Greystar Real Estate Partners and Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s (PSP Investments) UK student housing partnership to develop the student accomodation platform Chapter. more


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After much to-ing and fro-ing, and several rebuffed attempts, US private equity investor Starwood finally succeeded in buying a big piece of listed Austrian property investor CA Immo, when fellow listed Austrian player Immofinanz agreed to sell... more


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German listed housing company Industria Wohnen has acquired a German residential portfolio in a forward deal worth €106m from the Dutch Ten Brinke Group, with whom it has already done two further deals. more


Rolf Buch - Vonovia

Vonovia SE

Shareholders representing more than 50% of voting rights including call options have accepted Vonovia’s $1.08 billion cash offer for Swedish counterpart Victoria Park, Germany largest real estate company said earlier this month. more



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French portfolio management company Primonial REIM has acquired €800m of German healthcare assets, it announced this month, marking the biggest healthcare deal of the year. more



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Stockholm-listed real estate company Fastighets AB Balder has made its first foray into the German market by acquiring a portfolio of hotels for €58m. more


Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

The listed, Frankfurt-based Gateway Real Estate inked a deal earlier this month to buy a portfolio of 21 commercial properties with about 100,000 sqm of lettable space from US alternative investment firm Värde Partners. The deal ... more


Investment Logistic

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US investment giant Blackstone Group is betting big on global logistics with its acquisition this month of New York- based Gramercy Property Trust in an all-cash transaction for $7.6b, marking the second multibillion takeover ... more


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Singapore’s largest commercial REIT by market capitalization, CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT), has acquired the ‘Galileo’ skyscraper in Frankfurt from Patrizia-owned Triuva for €356m, it announced this month. more