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Hermann Merkens - Aareal Bank AG

Aareal Bank AG

Pressure is increasing on the top management at leading real estate lender Aareal Bank to sell off its software unit Aareon, as an activist investor in the bank pushes the bank to reverse its strategy and threatens to call an extraordinary general... Read more

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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

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Real estate

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Green real estate loans – and bonds – are soaring in popularity in Germany as investors clamour to get their hands on more green assets. Fresh from the issuance of its second green Pfandbrief last year, German lender Deutsche Hypo has introduced... Read more

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Wien

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Austrian listed property group Immofinanz bolstered its finances earlier this month when it placed €500m of fixed rate senior unsecured notes with a four year maturity and a 2.65% coupon. The net proceeds of the note issue will be used for the refina Read more

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