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Andre Schmöller

Domicil Real Estate GmbH

The Munich-based Domicil Real Estate Group remains very positive about German residential housing, and is gearing itself up to take on further mandates, after jumping up a couple of divisions with some sizeable deals earlier on this year. more

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Deutsche Wohnen - Zentrale

Deutsche Wohnen

It seems like only recently when Germany was a laggard in the European listed real estate sector, and we here at REFIRE have no difficulty remembering the plaintive wailing of the EPRA leadership at the slow pace of growth of... more

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Michael Zahn

DEUTSCHE WOHNEN

The shortage of affordable housing in Germany, particularly in the bigger cities, has helped to push up profits at Deutsche Wohnen, the country’s second-biggest listed residential property company. more

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LEG Düsseldorf

LEG

Listed German housing company LEG Immobilien posted strongly-improved Q1 figures on the back of the country's buoyant residential market, and issued a further postive forecast for 2017 and 2018, bolstered by its own recent refinancing on... more

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Eckhard Schultz - LEG Immobilien AG

LEG Immobilien AG

Listed German housing company LEG Immobilien AG placed its first corporate bond, with a nominal value of €500m, with institutional investors earlier this month. The unsecured fixed-rate bond is paying an annual coupon of 1.25%, and matures on the... more

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LEG Düsseldorf

LEG

Although like many of its listed peers, the share price of Düsseldorf-headquartered LEG Immobilien has been battered since mid-August (off more than 20%), the company itself has been performing well in all its key business areas over the first... more

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Gero Bergmann - Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

German real estate lender Berlin Hyp has been tapping the markets heavily this year to refinance its lending, and in October issued its third €500m mortgage Pfandbrief since April – which, like its predecessors, was heavily (2.4 times) oversubscibed. more

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Michael Zahn

DEUTSCHE WOHNEN

Another listed residential housing company to post strong first-half figures based on rising rents and appreciation in capital values is Deutsche Wohnen AG which, like LEG Immobilien (see elsewhere in this issue), has also raised its forecast for... more

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Thomas Hegel - LEG

LEG Immobilien AG / Andreas Teichmann

The Düsseldorf-based listed German housing landlord LEG Immobilien has increased its earnings outlook for 2015 and 2016 following a ‘continued strong operating performance’ in the second quarter. It highlighted organic rent growth in German... more

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Thomas Hegel - LEG

LEG Immobilien AG / Andreas Teichmann

Benson Elliot, the UK-based private equity real estate fund manager, said it sold 700 units from its German residential portfolio to German listed investor LEG Immobilien, at a rental yield of 6.8%. more

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Andreas Segal - Deutsche Wohnen AG

Deutsche Wohnen

Speaking at the annual Handelsblatt Immobilientagung in Hamburg last week, Andreas Segal, board member and finance director at listed Deutsche Wohnen AG, addressed the issue of consolidation among German listed property groups. In particular, he... more

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Rolf Buch - Deutsch Annington

Deutsche Annington

Listed German housing group Deutsche Annington said it successfully raised €451m in a private equity placement aimed at the acquisition of 5,000 apartments from CitCor Residential Group, a joint venture of Citigroup Property Investors and manager... more

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GAGFAH - Wiesbaden-Biebrich

GAGFAH

It’s been all good news for residential housing group Gagfah shareholders in recent years, who are sitting on a six-bagger since the dark days of early 2009. Things were given a fillip last year with the arrival of CEO Thomas Zinnöcker from Berlin... more

Investment

Listed German residential property company LEG Immobilien has placed €300m in convertible bonds with institutional investors to diversify its financing sources and support its growth strategy. The bond issue is the company's first since it was... more

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Raising capital

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The year 2013 will see the most capital raised for German real estate companies from share and bond sales in any year since 2006 – a near tripling of last year’s figure – as investors took advantage of the buoyant residential sector and the return... more

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Goldman Sachs' Whitehall Funds and US hedge fund Perry Capital lightended up their holdings in Düsseldorf-based housing firm LEG Immobilien earlier this month in line with their lock-up arrangements when they raised €290m by selling a further 7... more

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LEG Börsengang

LEG Immobilien AG

The Düsseldorf-based listed housing company LEG Immobilien had its first official annual general meeting as a publicly-owned company earlier this month, six months after being floated on the stock market by previous owner Goldman Sachs. more

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LEG Düsseldorf

LEG

Düsseldorf-based LEG Immobilien, which was floated earlier this year on the stock exchange by previous owner Goldman Sachs, is wasting little time in implementing its new stated growth strategy, which should see it adding at least 10,000 further... more

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MIPIM Cannes

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There was much talk among the German participants at this year's MIPIM in Cannes about the likely intentions of the bigger players in Germany’s frothy residential property market. Certainly a number of indicators are flagging that the recent... more

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Affordable Housing

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It’s been a relentless road show for the past couple of weeks in the run-up to its listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on February 1st for Düsseldorf-based LEG Immobilien. But it looks almost certain to usher in a new era for Germany’s listed... more

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