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Anthony Myers - Blackstone

The Blackstone Group L.P.

Private equity giant Blackstone earlier this month completed its €3.3bn acquisition of the OfficeFirst platform in Germany from IVG Immobilien and wasted little time in appointing a new management board. It has also started the disposal of what it... more

24 May 2017 08:00 Investment

Michiel Jaski - IVG

IVG

Once Bonn-based IVG Immobilien had pulled its mooted IPO of office subsidiary OfficeFirst recently after breaking off negotiations with potential partners for a trade sale, it was inevitable they would immediately re-examine the status quo ante... more

9 Dec 2016 10:00 Companies

Michiel Jaski - IVG

IVG

It now does look as if OfficeFirst Immobilien, the core office portfolio of IVG Immobilien, is teeing up its public listing for launch before the end of the year. What looked like a pre-emptive bid from private equity giant Blackstone over the... more

29 Sep 2016 10:00 Companies

Retail, Finance, Sale

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The New York-based opportunistic hedge fund Marathon Asset Management has bought the Irish-Polish 'Monti' portfolio of German retail assets from an Australian listed fund managed by Canada’s Brookfield Capital Management for €168m. more

13 Oct 2015 10:00 Investment

Office Building

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German investor Alstria Office REIT has already effectively got the green light to taking control of a competitor, Deutsche Office (DO), in an all-share deal that values its target at €800m. more

28 Jul 2015 10:00 Companies

IVG Frankfurt

Christian Gahl

The Bonn-based IVG Immobilien, until recently Germany’s largest real estate company until it filed for insolvency last year is back in the news over reports that it is selling two of the Frankfurt properties with which it is now most closely... more

25 Sep 2014 10:00 Companies

Higher Risk

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Large investors in German real estate are showing an increasing appetite for taking on bigger risks for smaller yield, according to Ernst & Young’s annual real estate barometer. The researchers also expect to see a rise in cross-border... more

17 Feb 2014 10:00 Investment

Beware the curse of the P-word when telling the world what you do

Here’s a challenge for a young enthusiastic researcher – per-
haps a budding MBA student, or
a graduate looking for suitable material for a thesis or a doctor-al dissertation. We’re looking for empirical proof of a theory we
have long suspected to... more

19 Apr 2013 09:00 Opinion

Vienna

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A new report by listed German property investor IVG draws attention to the rising interest among international investors in the Austrian real estate markets, but bemoans the fact that 80% of all commercial investment activity is focused on more

9 Jan 2013 14:36 Markets