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Dietmar Fischer

Rolf Buch - Vonovia

Vonovia SE

A whopping 90% of German asset managers want to increase their exposure to the residential sector, according to an asset management study published this month by Ernst & Young and Germany’s largest residential landlord, Vonovia. Read more

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Retail space

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Retail real estate yields in Germany look set for a further period of coming under pressure, with retail parks (Fachmarktzentren) providing the only glimmer of optimism, according to the latest study produced by EY Real Estate and the German ... Read more

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Although they have been threatening to do so for years, Germany's insurance companies have only recently been actively increasing the real estate quota in their overall asset holdings. Last year they collectively raised the quota to 9.3% from 7.3%... Read more

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German insurance companies threatened last year to increase their allocation to real estate – and did indeed carry through on their plans, boosting their investment in the sector from 7.3% to 7.6%, according to a new study published by EY Real... Read more

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Mietpreisbremse

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The coming Mietpreisbremse, or rental cap, is likely to make investment in German residential a much less attractive proposition for insurance companies, although real estate as an asset class remains highly rated, according the annual trend... Read more

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Ernst & Young

After several years of threatening to do so, it now really appears as if German insurance companies have put their money where their mouths are and have noticeably increased the allocation to real estate in their asset portfolios since the... Read more

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