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Barbara Knoflach - SEB

SEB Investment GmbH

The third outing of the Jahreskongress Finanzierung für die Real Estate Industry took place at the end of April, this time for the first time in Berlin after two previous stagings in Frankfurt am Main – perhaps in itself a statement... more

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Logistik Germany

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German real estate lending volumes were a mixed bag in the 1H of 2017, in a sign that the market is becoming increasingly difficult to call. more

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Allianz Campus Berlin

Aldo Amoretti / Allianz Deutschland AG

In another sizeable deal on Berlin's commercial property market, global real estate investment firm Hines has bought the Allianz Campus Berlin on behalf of a Korean real estate fund managed by Vestas Investment Management. more

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Andreas Segal - Deutsche Wohnen AG

Deutsche Wohnen

Listed German-Austrian full-service housing provider BUWOG will next week conclude a cash capital increase by offering a total of up to 12.5 million Buwog shares with a subscription ratio of 1:8. more

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J. M. Dodds

Increasing uncertainty in global markets mixed with creeping pessimism is putting the brakes on the lending market in Germany. more

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Einar Skjerven - Skjerven Group

Skjerven Group

German investor and asset manager Skjerven Group has launched a new investment programme for institutional investors with a target volume of €150m. The equity base for the programme is being funded by third-party institutional investors, while... more

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Bodo Winkler - Berlin Hyp AG

Berlin Hyp AG

In the refinancing markets, Berlin Hyp and pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank have both got off to an active start to the year with a number of sizeable issues, all well received by the markets. more

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Joint Venture

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In what was one of the largest and most complex transaction in the logistics sector over the past twelve months, German lender pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided Growth Industrial Asset Net-Income Trust (GIANT) with €260m investment... more

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Sonja Wärntges - DIC Asset

DIC Asset

In another giant refinancing deal (see Invesco deal with Aareal Bank in this issue), the Frankfurt-listed DIC Asset AG has been granted a loan of €960m from Deutsche Hypothekenbank, Berlin Hyp and HSH Nordbank, which it will used to prematurely... more

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Residential Property Germany

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BUWOG Group, the listed German-Austrian full-service residential property investor, recently signed a loan agreement with Berlin Hyp and Helaba for €550m to refinance senior debt with a new loan period of eight years. more

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Constantin Sepmeier - Accom

ACCOM GMBH & CO. KG

Global alternative investment firm Värde Partners and German family-owned real estate investment company Accom GmbH have taken over the German portfolio of Stuttgart-based balandis real estate ag, in a move which broadens Värde's footprint... more

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Rabin Savion - ADO Properties

Rabin Savion/ADO Properties

The pure-play Berlin residential investor ADO Properties is investing a fresh €218m in Berlin’s residential property sector. In its latest transaction, ADO is buying more than 1,900 residential units (including 28 commercial units) in two separate... more

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Ulrich Höller - German Estate Group

German Estate Group

In the largest single German property deal so far this year, the Frankfurt-based German Estate Group (GEG) bought the landmark property IBC International Business Campus in Frankfurt for €400m in an off-market transaction. Property lender Berlin... more

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Alistair Calvert - Gramercy

Gramercy Property Trust Inc.

Gramercy Europe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the US REIT Gramercy Property Trust, is taking full control of a real estate portfolio it held in a joint venture with Goodman. The deal is part of Gramercy's programme to invest up to €800m in Europe... more

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Andrew Coombs - Sirius Real Estate

Sirius Real Estate plc

The AIM-listed Sirius Real Estate, which owns and operates self-storage facilities, business parks, industrial complexes and offices across Germany, said this week that it has agreed a new debt facility of €137.0 million on "more favourable terms"... more

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Peter Axmann - HSH Nordbank

HSH Nordbank AG

A higher-than-expected level of early repayments forced the hand of property lender HSH Nordbank in 2015, which saw it raising its level of new business last year from the budgeted €3.6bn to €4.5bn. more

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Jan Bettink - Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

German real estate financier Berlin Hyp had another strong year in 2015, raising its volume of new business lending by 10% over 2014. New loans amounted to a total of €5.4bn (from 2014's €5.0bn), of which €1.0bn (previous year also €1.0 billion)... more

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Jan Bettink - Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

Despite Germany's strong market position and the comparative health of its economy, has probably peaked as a destination for real estate capital from institutional investors after several years of strong price run-ups, according to property... more

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Tobias Kassner - BulwienGesa

BulwienGesa

A major new report on the German logistics market by market researcher BulwienGesa throws up a number of surprises, including several names that might not have figured on our own speculative list as to who are Germany's most active investors in... more

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Hugh Fraser - M7

M7

The UK-based M7, a specialist investor and asset manager of multi-let real estate across Europe, has had a busy couple of months, closing on fundraising on no less than three of its funds in the month of October alone. more

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