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Michael Zahn

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. Read more

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Michael Zahn

DEUTSCHE WOHNEN

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

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Nursing Home

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Deutsche Wohnen AG's €420.5 million nursing home portfolio deal — one the biggest transactions in the nursing home space in Germany for several years — followed a protracted bidding process that included several international bidders. Read more

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Rolf Buch - Vonovia

Vonovia SE

Shareholders in Vonovia, Germany's largest residential property company, gave their company the green light this week to go ahead with its bid for Germany's number 2 player Deutsche Wohnen AG. Deutsche Wohnen is resisting the takeover, and last... Read more

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Merger

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Germany's wave of residential property company consolidation has intensified even further, as the biggest players rush to achieve a bigger slice of the huge market for rental housing, in which economies of scale can lead to huge boosts in... Read 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... Read 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... Read more

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Michael Zahn

DEUTSCHE WOHNEN

Germany is about to get a new giant property company following the removal of the last regulatory obstacles to the merger of Deutsche Wohnen AG and GSW Immobilien AG. Last week more than the required three quarters of GSW’s shareholders gave their... Read more

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Mega Merger

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Whatever happens in the planned merger between the two German listed residential operators Deutsche Wohnen and Berlin’s GSW Immobilien AG, one shareholder in Deutsche Wohnen who won’t be around as it plays out is giant private equity group Blackstone Read more

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Berlin Argentinische Allee

Deutsche Wohnen

One company which has been riding high in investors’ affections has been Deutsche Wohnen AG, the Berlin-based residential housing manager, who has now managed three successful cash calls on investors over the last fifteen months. Read more

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BauBeCon

BauBeCon

Listed Berlin-based residential property investor Deutsche Wohnen AG has called an extraordinary general meeting for December 4th to request shareholder approval for a further rights issue... Read more

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Deutsche Wohnen AG

Deutsche Wohnen AG

Listed Berlin-based German residential housing group Deutsche Wohnen AG more than doubled its consolidated net profit in the first half, due to rising demand in its core markets and improved asset sales. Read more

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