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Tina Störmer - Swiss Life Asset Managers

Swiss Life Investment Management Holding AG

Swiss Life Asset Managers has set the course for growth in Germany with the creation of a newly-founded company to oversee the entire real estate and securities business, it announced this month, along with a series of personnel changes in the group. Read more

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Rolf Buch - Vonovia

Vonovia SE

A whopping 90% of German asset managers want to increase their exposure to the residential sector, according to an asset management study published this month by Ernst & Young and Germany’s largest residential landlord, Vonovia. Read more

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Corpus Sireo Headquarter

Corpus Sireo

Strabag Property and Facility Services, the German property management arm of listed Austrian construction group Strabag SE, has taken over the property management business from Corpus Sireo, the German property arm of insurer Swiss Life... Read more

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Jan Dirk Poppinga - CBRE

CB Richard Ellis

Logistics and industrial properties are expected to retain their charm for both domestic and foreign investors, with the latter group investing around €1.65bn more on balance in 2018, according to JLL. Read more

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Tobias Kassner - BulwienGesa

BulwienGesa

Insurance group Swiss Life has swooped to buy BEOS AG, Germany's leading investor in mixed-use industrial real estate, for an undisclosed price. The move is designed to support Swiss Life Asset Managers' third party business... Read more

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Dr. Christine Bernhofer - Swiss Life

Swiss Life Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

Swiss Life KVG, the German fund management arm of insurer Swiss Life, plans to grow its Swiss Life REF European Real Estate Living and Working fund to up to €3b, its CFO, Dr. Christine Bernhofer, told REFIRE at EXPO REAL. Read more

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Allianz Campus Berlin

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In another sizeable deal on Berlin's commercial property market, global real estate investment firm Hines has bought the Allianz Campus Berlin on behalf of a Korean real estate fund managed by Vestas Investment Management. Read more

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Healthcare

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Investor and asset manager Corpus Sireo, the German subsidiary of Swiss Life, said it had bought twelve healthcare assets for its institutional healthcare funds for €130m, but indicated it planned to invest a further up to €400m in the sector this... Read more

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Hotel Real Estate Fund

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Swiss Life Asset Managers Real Estate France has completed the purchase of a hotel portfolio (the "Pearl" portfolio) from LFPI Deutschland, part of the French LFPI Group, in a sale-and-leaseback transaction. A further French investor is understood... Read more

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Bernhard Berg - Corpus Sireo

Corpus Sireo

The announcement recently by Swiss Life Asset Managers that it plans to launch its own German-regulated real estate funds, and its securing of a KVG licence by German financial watchdog BaFin, could open up a whole new avenue of opportunity for... Read more

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Kauf Deal

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In one of the largest commercial property deals of the year in Germany, Swiss Life Asset Management and its German subsidiary Corpus Sireo paid €370m to buy the "Stella" portfolio from Frankfurt-based Deka Investements. The deal is likely to close... Read more

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Daniel McHugh - Standard Life Investments

Standard Life

UK-based Standard Life Investments has bought a portfolio of seven prime offices across Germany for €325m, bringing in Zurich-based insurer Swiss Life as a co-investor. Read more

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Healthcare

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Corpus Sireo, the German asset management arm of Swiss Life, has launched its third Spezialfonds healthcare fund with a target investment volume of €300m. Leveraging is expected to be about 50%. Read more

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Ingo Hartlief

Corpus Sireo

The Zurich-headquartered insurance and pension group Swiss Life Asset Managers is launching two new real estate funds bundling several of its existing high-end real estate portfolios. The idea is to provide institutional investors with their... Read more

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Summer in Frankfurt

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A new research report by Cologne-based Corpus Sireo shows that office asking rents in Germany's main regional cities rose last year faster than in the country's seven largest cities, driven by tenant demand for affordable and prime space. Corpus Sire Read more

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Healthcare

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The Cologne-based investor and asset manager Corpus Sireo, currently adapting to its new life as part of Swiss insurance giant Swiss Life, has long had expertise in the German nursing home and healthcare sector. Now it’s turning its attention to... Read more

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