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Hudson’s Bay Company

Kaufhof - Frankfurt

GALERIA Kaufhof GmbH

Austria’s Signa Group has taken control of German department store chain Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof from Canada’s Hudson Bay Company’s (HBC) by acquiring its 49.99% stake in the recently merged chain for $1.5b, HBC announced this month. Read more

Companies

Kaufhof - Frankfurt

GALERIA Kaufhof GmbH

The Frankfurt-based private equity group Arminius has bought retail group Metro AG’s headquarters just east of Düsseldorf for German institutional investors. The seller of the campus property, which is situated in the urban district of... Read more

Companies

Dreieich Nordpark

MEC METRO-ECE Centermanagement GmbH & Co. KG

German listed retail group Metro AG is looking to again sell off its retail subsidiary Real, along with a sizeable property portfolio, as it retreats back to being a classical wholesaler. Read more

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Kaufhof - Frankfurt

GALERIA Kaufhof GmbH

Following the takeover by Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) of German high street department store chain Kaufhof last year, the Canadian group has announced a major investment programme for its German stores, starting immediately. Read more

Investment

Jan Dirk Poppinga - CBRE

CB Richard Ellis

New figures just in from property brokers CBRE confirm that foreign investor interest in German retail real estate remains undimmed. Compared to last year's first half, total investment volume in German retail more than doubled in the first six... Read more

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Kaufhof - Frankfurt

GALERIA Kaufhof GmbH

The takeover last month of listed group Metro's Galeria Kaufhof retail chain by Canada's Hudson's Bay Company had obviously been the subject of considerable forward planning, to judge by the buyer's subsequent plans to deal with the individual... Read more

Investment

Kaufhof - Frankfurt

GALERIA Kaufhof GmbH

The Toronto-listed Hudson’s Bay Company is reported to be looking at buying German department store chain Kaufhof from the DAX-listed Metro AG for a sum potentially as much as €2.6bn – considerably more than any amount mentioned in connection with... Read more

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