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WeWorks

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WeWork looked set to become the latest tech startup to launch on the stock market at an astronomic valuation. It still could. The office rental company was initially valued around US$47 billion. Now there’s talk of this being halved to US$20 billion. Read more

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Francesco Fedele

BF.direkt AG

The ECB signals an extension to the period of low interest rates. However, market participants are not focused on interest at the moment. Political risk represents a greater current risk – and not just in the residential real estate market. Read more

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Dr. Angelus Bernreuther - KAUFLAND

KAUFLAND

“Handel ist Wandel - Trade is change” is a well-known saying. But at the moment this is more than just an empty phrase, as general market conditions change for the worse. And change faster and with more far-reaching consequences than ever before. Read more

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Ballast House, Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2

Cushman & Wakefield @ Daft Media Limited

A recent study by Union Investment and BulwienGesa asked this question: for investors in student accommodation, which cities are most attractive? Read more

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Markus Hill

Markus Hill

From the 25th to the 27th of June, the Fundforum International will be held in Copenhagen. The independent industry expert and IPE D.A.CH author Markus Hill will host a Family Office panel discussion there again this year. This panel will discuss... Read more

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Green party

EPA/Omer Messinger

A green wave has flooded Europe in the 2019 European elections. The big winners of the night were the German Greens, who took 20.5%. of the national vote, almost doubling their 10.7% share from 2014. This best ever result is even more significant... Read more

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Dr. Steffen Sebastian - IREBS

Universität Regensburg

Long-term interest rate levels have dropped to a new low point. At the same time, the housing policy debate is, sadly, far from over. Read more

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Brexit London

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British fund providers may no longer sell fund shares in the EU after the UK leaves the bloc. Some of the affected companies consider collaborating with German third-party AIFM. This sort of collaboration offers an efficient and affordable way out... Read more

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Logistic business

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Net lease is a sector in which in- vestors are often able to secure higheryieldsthanothertypesofin- come-focused investments. W. P.Carey, a U.S.-based diversified netlease REIT with a long-standing presence in Europe, and other foreign investors... Read more

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Mario Draghi - ECB

European Central Bank, CC BY-NC-ND

The year 2018 was marked by low base rates and very little movement in long-term interest rates. Both rates could rise in 2019 – but only slowly and gradually. The ECB remains the dominant factor when it comes to interest rates. Read more

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