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Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

German lenders Helaba, Berlin Hyp and pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank have jointly underwritten an investment facility totaling €230m to refinance Warsaw Spire Tower. Read more

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Real estate

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Green real estate loans – and bonds – are soaring in popularity in Germany as investors clamour to get their hands on more green assets. Fresh from the issuance of its second green Pfandbrief last year, German lender Deutsche Hypo has introduced... Read more

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Commercial real estate

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More and more investors are willing to take on development risk, with project developments and forward deals surging in popularity, according to JLL’s New Business Report: Real Estate Financing, Germany, published this month. Read more

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Bodo Winkler - Berlin Hyp AG

Berlin Hyp AG

Germany’s Pfandbrief banks have welcomed the law amendment to safeguard Pfandbrief business in the UK after Brexit, following the Bundesrat’s adoption this month of the Tax Act relating to Brexit. Read more

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HSH Nordbank

HSH Nordbank

Despite muted sentiment among German lenders following lackluster growth in the German economy last year, some sizeable loans have been dished out this month. Read more

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Real estate

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Germany is already in the grips of a real estate bubble, according to more than half of the 320 real estate experts surveyed for Berlin Hyp’s Trendbarometer this month. Read more

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Dr. Andreas Mattner

Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss (ZIA)

The German government is loosening its immigration laws to make it easier for highly-skilled vocational workers outside the EU to work in Germany - including in the real estate sector - in a move designed to address Germany’s burgeoning skills... Read more

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Christof Winkelmann - Aareal Bank

Aareal Bank AG

Among notable financings of the past month, pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and HSH Nordbank lent German investor RFR Group more than €200m to refinance the 47-storey hotel and office asset WestendGate opposite the trade fair in Frankfurt. Read more

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EXPO REAL

Messe München GmbH

EXPO REAL got off to a cracking start again this year, with more than 44,500 visitors descending on the fair, in a sign that Europe’s real estate boom is still going full throttle. Read more

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Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

German real estate lender Berlin Hyp has raised €300m with the issue of the first syndicated senior preferred bond by a German bank. The order books were handled by Commerzbank, DZ Bank, and LBBW. Read more

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Barbara Knoflach - SEB

SEB Investment GmbH

The third outing of the Jahreskongress Finanzierung für die Real Estate Industry took place at the end of April, this time for the first time in Berlin after two previous stagings in Frankfurt am Main – perhaps in itself a statement... Read more

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Logistik Germany

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German real estate lending volumes were a mixed bag in the 1H of 2017, in a sign that the market is becoming increasingly difficult to call. Read more

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Allianz Campus Berlin

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In another sizeable deal on Berlin's commercial property market, global real estate investment firm Hines has bought the Allianz Campus Berlin on behalf of a Korean real estate fund managed by Vestas Investment Management. Read more

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Andreas Segal - Deutsche Wohnen AG

Deutsche Wohnen

Listed German-Austrian full-service housing provider BUWOG will next week conclude a cash capital increase by offering a total of up to 12.5 million Buwog shares with a subscription ratio of 1:8. Read more

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J. M. Dodds

Increasing uncertainty in global markets mixed with creeping pessimism is putting the brakes on the lending market in Germany. Read more

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Einar Skjerven - Skjerven Group

Skjerven Group

German investor and asset manager Skjerven Group has launched a new investment programme for institutional investors with a target volume of €150m. The equity base for the programme is being funded by third-party institutional investors, while... Read more

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Bodo Winkler - Berlin Hyp AG

Berlin Hyp AG

In the refinancing markets, Berlin Hyp and pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank have both got off to an active start to the year with a number of sizeable issues, all well received by the markets. Read more

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Joint Venture

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In what was one of the largest and most complex transaction in the logistics sector over the past twelve months, German lender pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided Growth Industrial Asset Net-Income Trust (GIANT) with €260m investment... Read more

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Sonja Wärntges - DIC Asset

DIC Asset

In another giant refinancing deal (see Invesco deal with Aareal Bank in this issue), the Frankfurt-listed DIC Asset AG has been granted a loan of €960m from Deutsche Hypothekenbank, Berlin Hyp and HSH Nordbank, which it will used to prematurely... Read more

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Residential Property Germany

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BUWOG Group, the listed German-Austrian full-service residential property investor, recently signed a loan agreement with Berlin Hyp and Helaba for €550m to refinance senior debt with a new loan period of eight years. Read more

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