IVG Immobilien

Wolfgang Egger

PATRIZIA Immobilien AG

Augsburg-based fund manager Patrizia Immobilien has acquired rival Triuva, the institutional fund subsidiary of IVG Immobilien, for an undisclosed sum, propelling into the ranks of the top 10 European investment managers, it announced this month. Read more


Anthony Myers - Blackstone

The Blackstone Group L.P.

Private equity giant Blackstone earlier this month completed its €3.3bn acquisition of the OfficeFirst platform in Germany from IVG Immobilien and wasted little time in appointing a new management board. It has also started the disposal of what it... Read more


Michiel Jaski - IVG


Once Bonn-based IVG Immobilien had pulled its mooted IPO of office subsidiary OfficeFirst recently after breaking off negotiations with potential partners for a trade sale, it was inevitable they would immediately re-examine the status quo ante... Read more


Michiel Jaski - IVG


It now does look as if OfficeFirst Immobilien, the core office portfolio of IVG Immobilien, is teeing up its public listing for launch before the end of the year. What looked like a pre-emptive bid from private equity giant Blackstone over the... Read more


Retail, Finance, Sale

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The New York-based opportunistic hedge fund Marathon Asset Management has bought the Irish-Polish 'Monti' portfolio of German retail assets from an Australian listed fund managed by Canada’s Brookfield Capital Management for €168m. Read more


Office Building

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German investor Alstria Office REIT has already effectively got the green light to taking control of a competitor, Deutsche Office (DO), in an all-share deal that values its target at €800m. Read more


IVG Frankfurt

Christian Gahl

The Bonn-based IVG Immobilien, until recently Germany’s largest real estate company until it filed for insolvency last year is back in the news over reports that it is selling two of the Frankfurt properties with which it is now most closely... Read more


Higher Risk

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Large investors in German real estate are showing an increasing appetite for taking on bigger risks for smaller yield, according to Ernst & Young’s annual real estate barometer. The researchers also expect to see a rise in cross-border... Read more


Beware the curse of the P-word when telling the world what you do

Here’s a challenge for a young enthusiastic researcher – per-
haps a budding MBA student, or
a graduate looking for suitable material for a thesis or a doctor-al dissertation. We’re looking for empirical proof of a theory we
have long suspected to... Read more

19 Apr 2013 09:00 Opinion


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A new report by listed German property investor IVG draws attention to the rising interest among international investors in the Austrian real estate markets, but bemoans the fact that 80% of all commercial investment activity is focused on Read more