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Listed Berlin commercial property investor TLG Immobilien AG bought a nearly 10% stake in fast-growing rival real estate company Aroundtown AG for just over €1bn, and is contemplating a full merger with the company, which would create one of... Read more


Torsten Kracht - Instone Real Estate Group

Tino Pohlmann

Listed German residential property developer Instone Real Estate made two significant moves in August, further consolidating its in-house competencies and geographic reach. Read more


Holger Matheis - BEOS


London-based online real estate platform BrickVest has set up a second commercial property employee participation fund in partnership with German commercial property specialist BEOS. Read more


German Investment

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Two big American-led real estate funds are gearing up to target western European sub-performing debt and assets over the coming months. Both companies have a strong local presence throughout Europe, and plenty of experience in raising funds to... Read more


Nursing Home

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French fund and asset manager Primonial REIM has acquired 20 senior care facilities in Germany from EQT Infrastructure on behalf of its healthcare and educational fund SCPI Primovie, in a sale-and-leaseback agreement. Read more


Gerhard Meitinger

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Munich-based property financing bank pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provided the financing for two of Germany’s more prominent office assets this month, the Pressehaus am Alexandraplatz in Berlin and the four towers making up the FOUR Frankfurt project. Read more



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After what must have been a complicated bidding process, given the valuable assets up for grabs, the Paris-based AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets emerged as the winner for a portfolio of prime European offices worth €1.1bn with the... Read more


Scott O’Donnell - Harbert European Real Estate Funds

Harbert Management Corporation

Two American companies gearing up for further expansion into Europe include the Alabama-based Harbert Management Corporation (HMC) and, from Indianapolis, investor and developer Scannell Properties. Read more



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Independent German investment and asset management company NAS Invest closed on its biggest deal and one of the city of Nüremberg’s biggest office transactions, when it bought the multi-tenanted Air Campus office property for €120m. Read more


Stefan Bülling - VILICO Investment Service GmbH

VILICO Investment Service GmbH

The Hamburg-based boutique Vilico Investment Service GmbH and KVG Hansainvest have jointly launched a distribution-oriented equity fund "Immobilien Werte Deutschland", to tap in to the highest-yielding German dividend-paying real estate companies. Read more