Acrest Property Group

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Deutscher Pressestern

UK-based co-living firm The Collective has announced plans to enter the German market, with its initial focus on establishing a presence in the country’s Big 7 cities. The company already has operational sites in London and New York. Read more


Winner Podium

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For the seventh year in a row, the Cologne-based Bell Management Consultants (BMC) have produced the nearest thing in Germany to a definitive ranking of the nation's top real estate asset managers. Read more


Investment - Buyer

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Private equity group Cerberus has hired UBS to find a buyer for its German cash & carry markets after abandoning its original plan to list its retail division through an IPO. The assets, many of which are wholesale markets leased to Metro, are... Read more


Peter Brieger - BMC


Every year the Cologne-based Bell Management Consultants produce their annual ranking of Germany's top real estate asset management companies. This year has seen a number of changes at or near the top as big portfolio investors with their own... Read more


Opening Lilien Carre

Werbegemeinschaft Lilien-Carré Wiesbaden GbR

The Lilien-Carré in Wiesbaden has become a landmark building since its construction in 2007, both for its elegant and distinctive architecture as well as its central location right next to the main train station and terminus for thousands of... Read more



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It’s been a busy but very fruitful period for special real estate loan servicer Hatfield Philips (HPI). Following on from a complex restructuring process related to its Talisman 6 CMBS, which we reported on in an earlier issue of REFIRE, Hatfield... Read more



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A number of reports in the business press in Germany say that private equity investor Cerberus is well-progressed in its plans to spin off its German retail property interests through a separate stock exchange listing, probably in the first half... Read more


Dr. Geza Toth-Feher and Stefan Zimmermann

REFIRE - Florian Glock

Stuart Reid - CEO Germany, Rockspring / Nic Fox - Partner, Head of Middle Europe, Europa Capital / Geza Toth-Feher - CEO, CB Equity Partners / Stefan Zimmermann - CEO, Acrest GmbH Read more

London Conference 2013

Acrest Property Group GmbH

Acrest Property Group GmbH

US private equity investor Cerberus won out in two tendering processes for two significant German retail property portfolios in mid-July from insolvency proceedings, one from US bank Wells Fargo. Cerberus has been putting together a significant... Read more


Speculation is mounting in German financial circles that private equity group Cerberus is now really firming up on its plans to float its German retail property holdings before the end of this year, as we reported in a recent issue of REFIRE. Read more