German residential

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In its biggest transaction ever, and in its first direct transaction in Germany, the Danish pension fund PFA invested more than €1bn in buying the Century residential portfolio from Industria Wohnen, consisting of 3,700 homes across Germany. Read more



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Singapore-based real estate group CapitaLand has made its first foray into the German office market, with its acquisition of Main Airport Center (MAC) in Frankfurt for €245m. Read more


IPO Börse

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A report by Bloomberg suggested that Grove International Partners, owner of German developer Aurelis Real Estate, is considering floating Aurelis on the stock market, in a move which could take place as early as this year. Neither Grove nor... Read more


Autobahn Tank & Rast

Autobahn Tank & Rast GmbH

A recent Bloomberg report suggests that Terra Firma Capital Partners, the private equity firm founded by Guy Hands, is laying the groundwork for a sale of the German autobahn service station chain Tank & Rast GmbH, in a deal that could value the... Read more



Kaspar Metz

A recent report by news agency Bloomberg citing three company insiders said that US private equity group and turnaround specialist Lone Star plans to float the Berlin-based TLG Immobilien GmbH, which it bought last year for €1.1bn. The IPO could... Read more


DeWAG in Duesseldorf


A report by Bloomberg, citing four insiders with knowledge of the company’s dealings, suggests that the Stuttgart-based German residential real estate company DeWAG GmbH may be about to be sold by its American owners, the residential REITs Equity... Read more


Logistic business

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Blackstone, the world’s biggest manager of alternative assets such as real estate and private equity, has invested in nearly all property asset classes as part of its enormous investing footprint and experience – but it has so far not invested in... Read more


Mega Merger

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Whatever happens in the planned merger between the two German listed residential operators Deutsche Wohnen and Berlin’s GSW Immobilien AG, one shareholder in Deutsche Wohnen who won’t be around as it plays out is giant private equity group Blackstone Read more