Sold, Deal

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Swedish buyout group Nordic Capital is buying Alloheim, Germany’s second-largest nursing home operator, for about €1.1 billion including debt, from the Carlyle Group. Nordic Capital said it intended to support Alloheim’s management... more

27 Dec 2017 10:00 Companies

Roland Fuchs - Allianz Real Estate


US REIT NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. has been in the news for several sizeable deals recently, including its recent acquisition of the landmark office property Trianon in the Frankfurt business district for €540m. Last year it hit the headlines... more

2 Sep 2015 10:00 Investment

Sold, Deal

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In one of the biggest single loans since before the onset of the financial crisis, the Wiesbaden-based property lender Aareal Bank has provided a €530m senior financing facility to the US REIT NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. to enable it to buy a... more

3 Jun 2015 10:00 Investment

Lennart Blecher - EQT


Swedish investment advisory firm EQT is making its first foray into European real estate, having previously given the sector a wide berth. The firm has hired the two founders of UK property group Wainbridge to spearhead its strategy, which will... more

16 Feb 2015 10:00 Investment

Industrial Property

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London-listed REIT Hansteen Holdings, which specialises in UK and European industrial property, said earlier this month that it had managed to refinance two loans secured against its German portfolio with two new loans totaling €343 million. more

9 Apr 2014 10:00 Companies

Real estate

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SEB Investment, the German investment division of parent Swedish bank SEB, said earlier this month that it plans in future to focus solely on real estate, and said it is looking at making its first venture into closed-end funds. The company is one... more

24 Feb 2014 10:00 Companies

Numbers and figures

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The MDAX-listed residential investor Deutsche Wohnen AG wrapped up a number of financing packages this month in relation to earlier acquisitions, while showing that it has little trouble garnering new financing options from traditional lenders. more

2 Aug 2013 10:00 Investment

Retail Warehouse

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UK-based Rockspring Property Investment Managers said last week it was planning a second equity raising of €100m by the end of this year for its German Retail Box Fund. more

26 Feb 2013 09:00 Investment