• Deutsche Wohnen AG

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    Green bonds and green financing move further up the agenda

    It's green whichever way you look these days, as banks and real estate companies pull out all the green stops to ensure their bonds are taken up or their lending programmes are smoothly refinanced. Read more

    6 Apr 2021

  • Rolf Elgeti

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    Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG filling war-chest after South Africa listing

    We reported last month on the move by Rolf Elgeti's Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG (DKR) to launch its secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, which it has since done. The company in the meantime published its full year figures at its recent A Read more

    6 Apr 2021

  • Andreas Quint

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    Immofinanz increases takeover offer for rival S Immo

    Vienna-listed Immofinanz has substantially raised its offer for cross-town rival S Immo, upping its earlier bid by 23%, albeit with strings attached. Immofinanz is already the biggest shareholder in S Immo with 26.5%, but... Read more

    28 Mar 2021

  • Ingo Hartlief

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    DEMIRE and RFR team up to buy €270m Frankfurt asset

    The listed DEMIRE Deutsche Mittelstand Real Estate AG, which specialises in commercial property in Germany's smaller and medium-sized towns and cities, recently teamed up with RFR Group in a 50-50 joint venture to buy a landmark office property... Read more

    28 Mar 2021

  • Barry Sternlicht - Starwood Capital Group

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    Bidding war brewing for control of Austria’s CA Immo

    A battle is brewing in Vienna as two suitors bid for the hand of local listed property company CA Immo. US investing giant and major shareholder Starwood Capital, which holds a 29.99% share in CA Immo has - as expected - made a full bid for the... Read more

    5 Mar 2021

  • Boris Schran - Peakside Capital Advisors

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    Peakside raises €160m at PREF IV first close

    Pan-European investment manager Peakside Capital Advisors has already raised €160m in equity at the first close of the [[Peakside Real Estate Fund IV (PREF IV)]], a closed-end fund which will be focused on picking up on cancelled deals and... Read more

    5 Mar 2021

  • Edmond de Rothschild


    Edmond de Rothschild REIM raises initial €250m for debt fund

    Edmond de Rothschild Real Estate Investment Management (REIM) has raised an initial €250m for its new European real estate debt strategy, focused on providing whole and mezzanine loans as well as preferred equity to investors in the major European ma Read more

    4 Mar 2021

  • Curth-C. Flatow - FAP Group

    FAP Group

    FAP nearly doubles revenues as bank caution increases

    FAP Group, the independent Berlin-based advisory company for real estate capital-raising and structuring, said it had a record year in 2020, with revenues increasing by 92% over 2019, despite the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

    1 Mar 2021

  • Rolf Elgeti

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    Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG prepares for Johannesburg secondary listing

    Following up on an announcement it made a year ago, Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG (DKR) – focused on grocery-anchored retail in northern Germany – expects to launch its secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on 8thMarch. Read more

    26 Feb 2021



    Chasing the elusive 5% yield in challenging market conditions

    We’ve grown used to reporting on the annual study carried out by researchers Bulwiengesa – with the traditional support of law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT – which attempts to pinpoint where investors should look to ensure a 5% yield on their investment. In Read more

    26 Feb 2021

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