Deutsche Wohnen - Zentrale

Deutsche Wohnen

Munich-based bank BayernLB issued the largest promissory note ever in the history of German real estate for the Berlin housing association Gewobag Wohnungsbau-AG, a €700m note (Schuldscheindarlehen) issued in partnership with LBBW Landesbank Baden-Wü Read more


Gerhard Meitinger

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

Munich-based property financing bank pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provided the financing for two of Germany’s more prominent office assets this month, the Pressehaus am Alexandraplatz in Berlin and the four towers making up the FOUR Frankfurt project. Read more


Aareal Bank

Aareal Bank AG

Fresh from the launch of its second US dollar Pfandbrief, Aareal Bank is eyeing further lending opportunities in the US, Alexander Kirsch, Director, Treasury - Capital Markets, at Aareal Bank, told REFIRE. Read more


Florian Goldgruber - ADO Properties

ADO Properties

Several listed German property investors have been taking advantage of the ongoing strength of the German economy and particularly its residential housing market to tap the capital markets for fresh financing. These are unlikely to be the last deals Read more


Bodo Winkler - Berlin Hyp AG

Berlin Hyp AG

In the refinancing markets, Berlin Hyp and pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank have both got off to an active start to the year with a number of sizeable issues, all well received by the markets. Read more


Bull and Bear

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Canada's Dream Global REIT successfully completed its secondary listing on the Frankfurt Stock exchange earlier this month, in a move designed to facilitate access for European investors. To date the company, which is almost a pure-play investment... Read more


Florian Schoeller - Scope


The Berlin-based rating agency Scope is buying FERI EuroRating Services as part of its strategy to establish itself as a European alternative to the big three US credit rating agencies. Neither party was willing to disclose the price paid, but... Read more