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Trianon - Frankfurt

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Investment in global real estate from South Korean investors could exceed €18.2bn over the full year 2019, double its previous peak of about €7.2bn, with Europe remaining the primary beneficiary, according to new data from Real Capital Analytics. Read more

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Office

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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

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Frankfurt

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It's been a big month for Frankfurt office property with the sale in June of two of the most prominent office buildings in the city – booking big profits for their owners after what is in effect a very short period of ownership. Read more

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Andrew Coombs - Sirius Real Estate

Sirius Real Estate plc

REFIRE managed to catch up with the senior team of listed Sirius Real Estate at the recent MIPIM in Cannes, and recent news from the owner and manager of branded business parks in Germany certainly sounds encouraging for... Read more

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Investment Logistic

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US investment giant Blackstone Group is betting big on global logistics with its acquisition this month of New York- based Gramercy Property Trust in an all-cash transaction for $7.6b, marking the second multibillion takeover ... Read more

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Willi Weis - JLL Germany

JLL Germany

London-based investment management firm Rasmala plc is on a drive to channel around $750m (€608m) into German offices and logistics over the next 24 months, its head of real estate, Naseer Aka, told REFIRE this month. Read more

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Europe

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AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets is beefing up its exposure to logistics, Laurent Jacquemin, head of European transactions at the group, told REFIRE at EXPO REAL. ‘We want to grow our logistics portfolio, notably in Germany,’ Jacquemin said. Read more

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Logistic business

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The pan-European logistics and industrial development platform Baytree Logistics Properties, is developing a 30,000 sqm logistics asset in Hannover on a build-to-suit basis, in what is the group's first German project. Read more

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Deal

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AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has agreed to acquire a portfolio of 39 predominantly logistics assets spread across five European countries from Gramercy Property Europe for around €1bn. Read more

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Funds of Funds - World Wide

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Institutional appetite for debt funds is showing no sign of abating, despite deepening global geopolitical uncertainty, according to Andy Moylan, head of real estate products at Preqin. Read more

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Hotel

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It's still all green lights in the German hotel investment market. Following on from last year, new records are being broken as the first half of this year saw transaction volume of nearly €2 billion, a record for a six-month period and 35% up on... Read more

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Ali Otmar - Tristan Capital Partners

Tristan Capital Partners

Pan-European investment manager Tristan Capital's core plus-style CCP IV Fund (Curzon Capital Partners IV) has bought four logistics warehouses in Austria and Germany, paying almost €60m in two separate transactions. The three Austrian assets were... Read more

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Matthias Leube - AXA Investment Managers Deutschland

AXA Investment Managers

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (previously known as AXA Real Estate) said recently that it has already transacted €756m of real estate deals in Germany in the first nine months of this year, underlying the attractions of Germany to the real... Read more

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Maritim Hotel - Dresden

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Real estate fund manager Internos has bought the Maritim hotel in Dresden and the Mercure City hotel in Berlin in two separate transactions worth €75m for its Internos Hotel Real Estate Fund I. The sellers were AXA Investment Managers and Activum... Read more

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