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

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

Sony Centre

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The sale process for the landmark Sony Centre property on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin is moving into its final phase, and from what REFIRE understands, the Canadian pension group Oxford Properties seems to be the frontrunner at this stage to become... more

Jul 27, 2017 12:00 PM Investment


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Pan-European fund manager Internos Global Investors has raised €133m for its second hotel fund, Hotel Fund II. In the first closing, it raised equity from seven German institutional investors all of whom, bar one, had invested in the group’s first... more

Jul 27, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Kauf Deal

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Summit Germany Ltd, the AIM-listed German commercial property investment company, said last week it is buying a portfolio of commercial properties valued at about €100m from Dazzle Capital Holdings Ltd. more

Jul 19, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Annette Kroeger - Allianz Real Estate Germany


German insurer Allianz has bought a €175m office redevelopment project in Berlin in a forward deal on behalf of several Allianz group companie from private equity investor Patron Capital and its local partner, Berlin-based investment company Suprema. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Nic Fox

REFIRE - Florian Glock

London-based fund management group Europa Capital has begun to invest in core-plus real estate in Europe on behalf of its ultimate parent Mitsubishi Estate, which owns Europa Capital through its US subsidiary Rockefeller Group International. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Acquisitions, Contracts and Deals


UK-listed property investment company CLS Holdings has boosted its holdings in Germany by buying 12 assets from Swiss-listed property group Züblin Immobilien, for a gross asset value of €152.2m, excluding costs. The price represents a net initial... more

Jul 11, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Dr. Tim Schomberg

Dr. Tim Schomberg

Catella Real Estate has launched an open-ended sustainable private real estate fund together in conjunction with the Bank im Bistum Essen (BIB) and the Bank für Kirche und Diakonie (KD-Bank). more

Jul 7, 2017 10:00 AM Investment

Anthony Myers - Blackstone

The Blackstone Group L.P.

Blackstone has raised €7.8b for its fifth European opportunistic real estate fund, Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe V (BREP Europe V), making it the largest ever dedicated European fund, it announced earlier this month. more

Jun 27, 2017 10:00 AM Investment