Marcel Fuhr - GPEP


Giant German occupational pension fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK) has established a new €250m German retail centre and supermarket fund in partnership with Frankfurt-based retail specialist GPEP. The BVK-Deutschland I-Immobilienfonds – FMZ... more

23 Aug 2017 10:00 Investment

Marcel Fuhr - GPEP


Frankfurt-based fund manager Universal Investment has teamed up again with retail specialist and portfolio manager GPEP to buy another retail portfolio, bringing the total investment of the two in German retail centres and retail parks to more... more

15 Jun 2016 10:00 Investment

Dr. Joachim Arenth

Dr. Joachim Arenth

REFIRE met recently with property advisor JenAcon in the Thuringian city of Jena, which like ourselves, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The Jena and Osnabrück-based JenAcon has created a strong niche for itself as a broker of... more

25 Mar 2016 10:00 Companies

Netto Markt

Netto Marken-Discount AG & Co. KG

The Frankfurt-based opportunistic asset manager GPEP and its partner Universal-Investment have added to the portfolio of twelve Netto discount supermarkets which they originally bought in March for a Universal Spezialfonds. They have bought a... more

10 Dec 2015 10:00 Investment

7th Deutscher Fachmarkt-Immobilienkongress 2015

Kratz Photographie / dfv Conference Group GmbH

REFIRE recently attended the 7th Deutscher Fachmarkt-Immobilienkongress 2015 in Essen, a two-day event organised by Heuer Dialog. The conference attracted over 200 delegates, a superb turnout for an analysis of developments in an asset class that... more

20 Nov 2015 10:00 Markets

Fachmarktzentrum - Shopping Center - Retail Park

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REFIRE has recently been talking with several specialist investors in German neighbourhood shopping malls, or so-called "Fachmarktzentren", to get a better idea of why new investors are moving into this asset class – which they appear to be, in... more

4 Sep 2015 10:00 Markets

Einkaufswagen - retail centre

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The Frankfurt-based fund manager GPEP GmbH, along with Universal-Investment (also of Frankfurt) concluded a deal to buy a portfolio of 12 special retail centres for a special fund managed by GPEP as the portfolio manager. The price was thought to... more

20 Mar 2015 10:00 Companies