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Swiss Life Asset Managers

Dr. Christine Bernhofer - Swiss Life

Swiss Life Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

Swiss Life KVG, the German fund management arm of insurer Swiss Life, plans to grow its Swiss Life REF European Real Estate Living and Working fund to up to €3b, its CFO, Dr. Christine Bernhofer, told REFIRE at EXPO REAL. more

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Real estate residential expert

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The market for closed-end real estate funds has traditionally represented a major conduit for German savings into the real estate sector, in previous years competing vigorously with the open-ended funds sector to absorb funds looking for real... more

Markets

Hotel Real Estate Fund

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Swiss Life Asset Managers Real Estate France has completed the purchase of a hotel portfolio (the "Pearl" portfolio) from LFPI Deutschland, part of the French LFPI Group, in a sale-and-leaseback transaction. A further French investor is understood... more

Investment

Bernhard Berg - Corpus Sireo

Corpus Sireo

The announcement recently by Swiss Life Asset Managers that it plans to launch its own German-regulated real estate funds, and its securing of a KVG licence by German financial watchdog BaFin, could open up a whole new avenue of opportunity for... more

Companies

Zurich - Gebäude

Zürich Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft

The decision has been made. Zurich Gruppe Deutschland is selling its owneroccupied office properties at the Bonn and Cologne locations to the Colognebased real estate service provider and project developer CORPUS SIREO. more

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Kauf Deal

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In one of the largest commercial property deals of the year in Germany, Swiss Life Asset Management and its German subsidiary Corpus Sireo paid €370m to buy the "Stella" portfolio from Frankfurt-based Deka Investements. The deal is likely to close... more

Investment

Ingo Hartlief

Corpus Sireo

The Zurich-headquartered insurance and pension group Swiss Life Asset Managers is launching two new real estate funds bundling several of its existing high-end real estate portfolios. The idea is to provide institutional investors with their... more

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