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Signing a Contract

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In a deal which will be watched with interest by other foreign investors in German housing associations, the UK private equity fund manager Benson Elliot, acting on behalf of its pan-European fund Benson Elliot Real Estate Partners IV (BEREP IV)... Read more

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Dr. Joachim Arenth

Dr. Joachim Arenth

UK-based private equity real estate firm Benson Elliot has paid Brack Capital Properties (BCP) €175m for a portfolio of three German convenience retail assets. BCP is retaining a minority stake in the 100,600 sqm portfolio. Read more

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Big Seven 7 Germany

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Demand for real estate in Germany is expected to be buoyant next year, despite a sharp uptick in prices. As the investment landscape continues to shift, some of Europe’s biggest players tell REFIRE what they are betting on in Germany next year – and Read more

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Berlin

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Germany’s residential market is becoming increasingly differentiated as interest in the sector heats up, Dr. Konstantin Kortmann, head of residential investment at JLL Germany, told REFIRE. Read more

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Joint Venture

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Listed German residential real estate investor Adler Real Estate has initiated a joint venture with the private equity fund manager Benson Elliot Capital to sell off its non-core portfolio, valued at about €115m. Read more

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Development

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Adler Real Estate has acquired a majority stake in the ‘Wasserstadt Mitte’ development comprising around 700 apartments in Berlin for €120m. Read more

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Berlin Shining

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Despite the looming threat of entering a new year with no coalition government in place, Germany is poised for a strong 2018, real estate experts say. However, the failure of Angela Merkel’s CDU party to form a coalition government two months... Read more

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Renaissance Hotel - Brussels

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The UK-based private equity real estate fund manager Benson Elliot has raised €700m for its fourth pan-European real estate fund, Benson Elliot Real Estate Partners IV (BEREP IV). With more than €75m of co-investments earmarked for the fund, the... Read more

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Thomas Meyer - Wertgrund

Wertgrund Immobilien AG

Munich-based residential property investor and asset manager Wertgrund Immobilien AG has further invested in German residential, primarily in northern German cities. The investments will see the company opening up two further regional offices, in... Read more

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Guido Schütte - CA Immo

CA Immo

UK private equity group Benson Elliot has acquired a 2.5 hectare mixed-use site in central Berlin, fronting the Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal, from listed Austrian property company CA Immo. The off-market acquisition in Europacity – Berlin's largest... Read more

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Thomas Hegel - LEG

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Benson Elliot, the UK-based private equity real estate fund manager, said it sold 700 units from its German residential portfolio to German listed investor LEG Immobilien, at a rental yield of 6.8%. Read more

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Lenz-Haus - Berlin

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The UK-based private equity real estate fund manager Benson Elliot has bought two landmark Berlin office properties in the centre of the city from co-operative bank Berliner Volksbank. They will be redeveloped in a joint venture with two German... Read more

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Turmcenter Frankfurt

Epizentrum

Benson Elliot, the UK-based private equity real estate fund manager, has bought the Turmcenter, Eschersheimer Landstrasse 14, in Frankfurt’s central business district from Landesbank Baden-Württemberg. The 23-storey office tower has been... Read more

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