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Thomas Olek

Thomas Olek - Publity

Publity AG

The German listed fund initiator and asset manager Publity AG has stepped in to buy the complex which includes the corporate headquarters of department store chain Karstadt in Essen, for an unknown sum. Read more

Investment

Loan portfolio

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London-based Hatfield Philips International (HPI) gained the mandate for the servicing and workout of a big German loan portfolio, one of only a few such portfolios sold so far this year. The portfolio was sold by a German financial institution in... Read more

Companies

Thomas Olek - Publity

Publity AG

Another company which surged throughout 2015, both in terms of assets under management and profits, was the Leipzig-headquartered and Frankurt-listed Publity, which more than trebled its portfolio during 2015 from €500m to €1.6bn. Read more

Companies

IPO

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The markets are in need of a good story, after the surge in German real estate companies’ share prices over the last few years, and that story is consolidation. Among existing listed companies, merger fever has gripped the markets. Read more

Markets