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Even by Frankfurt’s standards, it was a busy week for sales. No less than three office towers changed hands within a seven-day period earlier this month in the city for more than a billion euros, along with a number of significant other office transa Read more

Investment

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

Companies

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

Investment

Alexander Dexne - ZIA Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss e.V.

ZIA Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss e.V.

Listed German real estate firm Alstria Office REIT AG said recently it planned to double its portfolio to €6bn from its current €3bn over the coming years, without being more specific as to when it could achieve this. (See below for details on... Read more

Investment

Christian Schulz-Wulkow - EY

Ernst & Young GmbH

Demand for German real estate will remain high through 2017, led by the search for good office space in Berlin, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Munich – while in the residential sector, Frankfurt will see the strongest demand, according to the latest Real... Read more

Markets

Michiel Jaski - IVG

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

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Michiel Jaski - IVG

IVG

Germany's erstwhile largest listed company IVG Immobilien AG 'indefinitely' shelved its plans to list its OfficeFirst subsidiary, citing deteriorating market conditions. Read more

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Michiel Jaski - IVG

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

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Michiel Jaski - IVG

IVG

As REFIRE reported in recent issues, Germany's erstwhile largest listed property IVG Immobilien AG has embarked on the sale of its core property portfolio under the flag of its new corporate identity as Officefirst Immobilien. Plans seem to be... Read more

Companies

Michiel Jaski - IVG

IVG

Germany's erstwhile largest listed property IVG Immobilien AG has embarked on the sale of its core property portfolio under the flag of its new corporate identity as Officefirst Immobilien. The portfolio comprises 97 office properties, valued at... Read more

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