Patrizia Immobilien

Philipp Schaper - Patrizia


The Augsburg-headquartered Patrizia Immobilien confirmed that it was the purchaser of the 'multi hundred million euro' German residential portfolio located in western Germany from Bouwfonds Investment Management last month. Patrizia bought the... more

30 Dec 2016 10:00 Companies

Sascha Wilhelm - CORESTATE


What a year it's turning out to be for Luxembourg-based real estate investor Corestate Capital. Barely two months after its finally successful IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the company made a series of newsworthy announcements... more

20 Dec 2016 11:00 Companies

Blair Welch - Slate

Slate Asset Management L.P.

The Toronto-based REIT Slate Asset Management has made its first foray into European real estate, buying 67 mainly grocery-anchored real estate assets located throughout Germany. more

11 Nov 2016 10:00 Companies

Ralph Winter - Corestate


The Luxembourg-headquarterd Corestate Capital Group finally succeeded in getting its IPO away earlier this month when shares started trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on October 4th at €17.40, giving the company a market capitalisation of €219. more

27 Oct 2016 10:00 Companies

Michiel Jaski - 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

Michiel Jaski - IVG


As REFIRE reported in recent issues, Germany's erstwhile largest listed property IVG Immobilien AG has embarked on the sale of its core property portfolio under the flag of its new corporate identity as Officefirst Immobilien. Plans seem to be... more

9 Sep 2016 10:00 Companies

Michiel Jaski - IVG


Germany's erstwhile largest listed property IVG Immobilien AG has embarked on the sale of its core property portfolio under the flag of its new corporate identity as Officefirst Immobilien. The portfolio comprises 97 office properties, valued at... more

22 Jul 2016 10:00 Companies

Winner Podium

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For the seventh year in a row, the Cologne-based Bell Management Consultants (BMC) have produced the nearest thing in Germany to a definitive ranking of the nation's top real estate asset managers. more

11 Jul 2016 10:00 Companies


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There was some excited talk at the recent MIPIM in Cannes about Italian insurer Generali's plans to boost its coffers by selling off a major property portfolio. The portfolio, known as Stardust, is valued at more than €1bn. more

19 Apr 2016 10:00 Companies

Pflegeimmobilie - Altersheim

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Sweden's Hemsö Fastighets has been expanding rapidly in Germany since setting up in business in Berlin in 2011. It focuses on the nursing home sector (Pflegeheime), and just recently bought a further four properties, bringing its Germany holdings... more

20 Jan 2016 10:00 Companies

Logistic business

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A number of significant logistics deals took place throughout November involving several key players in the sector and banks that have committed increasing resources to German logistics. more

7 Dec 2015 10:00 Markets

Sascha Giest, Thomas Lange und Frank Wildhirt - Velero Partners GmbH

Velero Partners GmbH

A new company has just set up in Berlin, bringing a number of familiar faces back into the world of residential real estate investment. Velero Partners will focus on buying, managing and selling residential property across Germany for its own book... more

20 Oct 2015 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

Rolf Buch - Deutsch Annington

Deutsche Annington

The Bochum-based listed Deutsche Annington, now renamed as Vonovia SE, has been promoted for inclusion in the DAX-30, the index of the top 30 German industrial companies, with effect from September 21st. more

29 Sep 2015 10:00 Companies

Peter Brieger - BMC


Every year the Cologne-based Bell Management Consultants produce their annual ranking of Germany's top real estate asset management companies. This year has seen a number of changes at or near the top as big portfolio investors with their own... more

6 Aug 2015 10:16 Markets

Wolfgang Egger

PATRIZIA Immobilien AG

The Augsburg-based full-spectrum investor Patrizia Immobilien has acquired a supermarket portfolio with 107 retail properties, consisting of supermarkets, discounters and retail centres throughout Germany, most of which are leased to well-known... more

17 Mar 2015 10:00 Investment

Dr. Konrsd Kanzler - NAI Apollo

NAI Apollo Group

Research from property consultancy group NAI apollo shows that transaction volumes in the German office market have increased by 40% to €12bn over the first three quarters of 2014. Figures reaching us from fellow... more

17 Nov 2014 10:00 Markets

1st REFD

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"Loans are much cheaper in this country than in Scandinavia, for example, because Germany is overbanked," Matthias Moser, Group Head of Alternative Investments at Patrizia, informed the around 150 delegates at the 1st Real Estate Finance Day held... more

5 Jun 2014 10:00 Markets

Rising rent rates

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Studies from two of Germany’s leading internet portals Immowelt and ImmobilienScout24 provide strong evidence that the rate of price increases for residential housing in Germany’s larger cities is rising now much faster than the rate of rental... more

5 Jul 2013 09:00 Markets


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The German real estate market is still polarised in terms of financing opportunities, according to Derk Opitz, partner at law firm Ashurst. Residential property is particularly popular, but the picture for other asset classes is somewhat more... more

22 May 2013 09:00 Markets