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Michael Schneider - IntReal International Real Estate

IntReal International Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

Net fund assets of all Germany’s open-ended mutual property funds came to €101.1bn at the end of this year’s first quarter, surpassing the €100bn level for the first time ever, new figures from Germany’s fund organization BVI show. The figure... Read more

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Michael Schneider - IntReal International Real Estate

IntReal International Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

Statistics from Deutsche Bundesbank and German funds association BVI at the end of the year show that the fund sector had a very good 2017, for both open-ended mutual property AIFs and open-ended special AIFs. Read more

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Michael Schneider - IntReal International Real Estate

IntReal International Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

After a lengthy period in the doldrums, the market for German closed-end property AIFs has been making a steady return to its traditional growth path. Figures published by the Deutsche Bundesbank... Read more

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Michael Schneider - IntReal International Real Estate

IntReal International Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

The German fund industry recorded net inflows of €79.1b in the first six months of 2017, marking the second highest result for a half-year ever recorded, according to the BVI. Read more

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Matthias Thomas - INREV

Wertgrund

As we reported in these pages recently, the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV) INREV was now imminently launching its new indices for German non-listed real estate vehicles, which it developed in... Read more

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Ralf Kemper - JLL

JLL

JLL's VICTOR index of prime office prices in Germany’s Big Five cities rose by a median 1.3% in 1Q16 (compared to +2.5% in Q3 2015, +1.8% in Q4 2015) as a lack of product and rising uncertainty in the markets has seen growth slowing since 3Q15. Read more

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Henri Vuong - INREV

INREV

European non-listed real estate funds last year delivered their best performance since 2006, according to the latest Annual Index from INREV, the European association for non-listed vehicles. The Index recorded a 9.7% return, the highest since... Read more

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numbers and figures, index

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German real estate Spezialfonds achieved their best annual performance since 2009, according to the MSCI SFIX index, returning 3.4%. German funds performed better than those funds with a European focus. However, analysis by MSCI shows that the gap... Read more

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Figures, Numbers and Stats

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Germany's open-ended real estate funds sector took in more than €5bn in new investors' capital in 2015, up from €2.8bn in 2014, according to figures released by Berlin-based fund rating agency Scope. Read more

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Real Estate - Construction site

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The Berlin rating agency Scope sees a further strong year ahead in 2016 for German real estate, as investors pursue higher yields than they can get with government bonds. In particular, German big cities are likely to be the focus of investors... Read more

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Funds, numbers and ratings

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Berlin-based rating agency Scope has just published its annual Rating Review for the German open-ended funds sector. It concludes that fund initiators and managers are taking a bullish view, while sales and distribution agents are decidedly less... Read more

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Funds, numbers and figures

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German-focused funds have again outshone funds with a broader European weighting in total performance, while retail proved the strongest sector to be in through 2013, according to the latest quarterly report produced by IPD Germany. Read more

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IPD/BVI German Quarterly Spezialfonds Index

IPD Investment Property Databank GmbH

Returns for German institutional property funds in the third quarter were 0.1%, according to the IPD/BVI German Quarterly Spezialfonds Index (SFIX). Funds invested in Germany significantly outperformed European allocated funds, while at a sector... Read more

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