Daniel Riedl

Michael Zahn


German house prices are on the up again, rising by 5.5% on average last year, according to Postbank’s Housing Atlas 2018, published this month. Read more


Commercial Property

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German-Austrian BUWOG Group has acquired a residential and commercial real estate portfolio in northern Germany from several unnamed international institutional investors for an undisclosed sum. Read more


Rolf Buch - Vonovia

Vonovia SE

Germany's largest residential property company Vonovia is buying Austrian rival BUWOG in a cash deal which values BUWOG at €5.2b. The move will see Vonovia increase its housing stock from 350,000 to 400,000 units, and give it valuable access... Read more


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


Eduard Zehetner


This last week saw the long-awaited IPO on the Frankfurt, Vienna and Warsaw Stock Exchanges of Buwog, the residential housing subsidiary of Austrian-listed Immofinanz. The initial placing was at €13.00 in Frankfurt and Vienna, where after initial... Read more


Immofinanz - Zehetner, Riedl


The shareholders in listred Austrian property group Immofinanz gave the green light earlier this month for management to clear the way for the spin-off of the group’s residential subsidiary Buwog. Shareholders will receive one share in the newly... Read more


Bull and Bear

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It’s been the biggest deal of the year so far in Germany, although at least two others are vying to take over that mantle – which we at REFIRE thought might even been concluded before the start of January this year, but no. First out of the... Read more