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Rolf Buch - Deutsche Annington

Deutsche Annington

Listed German residential landlord Deutsche Annington has concluded its merger with rival housing investor Gagfah after securing the votes of 94% of the Gagfah voting shares. The new company will be renamed Vonovia SE from April this year, and... Read more

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Rheinterrasse - Deutsche Annington

Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE

German listed housing company Deutsche Annington has now secured 94% of shares tendered by investors in its public takeover bid of Essen-based Gagfah. Having secured the go-ahead from the Federal Cartel Office at the end of January, the... Read more

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Rolf Buch - Deutsche Annington

Deutsche Annington

Germany's Cartel Office last week gave the green light for the takeover by Deutsche Annington of fellow-listed Gagfah, removing a potential hurdle to the creation of the new giant residential housing company, with its more than 350,000 apartments. Read more

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GAGFAH - Wiesbaden-Biebrich

GAGFAH

It’s been all good news for residential housing group Gagfah shareholders in recent years, who are sitting on a six-bagger since the dark days of early 2009. Things were given a fillip last year with the arrival of CEO Thomas Zinnöcker from Berlin... Read more

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Apartment by Gagfah

GAGFAH GROUP

Investors have been steadily buying Luxembourg-based Gagfah stock over the past year, and seem increasingly encouraged by the wave of positive news coming from the company, particulary since the arrival of Thomas Zinnöcker as CEO from GSW... Read more

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Gagfah in Sachen Anhalt

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It may be just a question of perception, but it certainly feels as if there are fresh winds blowing through listed German residential investor Gagfah AG since the arrival last spring of Thomas Zinnöcker as CEO from Berlin’s GSW Immobilien AG. Read more

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Hamburg Volksdorf

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Global real estate advisory firm Situs said last week that it had got the mandate as the primary and special servicer for the recent €700m Gagfah CMBS German Residential Funding 2013-2 Limited securitisation, part of the listed multifamily... Read more

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Gagfah

GAGFAH M Immobilien-Management GmbH

Listed German residential property investor Gagfah issued its half-year results recently, which were long on bullish projections for the future based on its improved capital structure, but short on actual improvements on a like-for-like basis with... Read more

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Numbers and figures

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It’s not really been a good month for Germany property companies tapping the capital markets. Or perhaps it’s fairer to say that the appetite is still there for German residential exposure, but bookrunners are finding out that the market has... Read more

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Dr. Bernd Kottmann, GSW

GSW

The good news coming from listed Berlin residential property investor GSW Immobilien AG is the nearly doubling of its first quarter profits over last year, and its establishment of a new €80m credit line with friendly neighbour Landesbank Berlin. Read more

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Apartments in Berlin

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German listed housing group Gagfah, controlled by US private equity firm Fortress Investment, said earlier this month that it is close to completing the nearly €2bn refinancing of its securitised German Residential Funding portfolio, on improved... Read more

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Berlin Brandenburger Tor

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It’s been a fairly steady stream of good news for both the company and shareholders of listed Berlin residential housing company GSW Immobilien since the company’s flotation on the stock market in 2011. Read more

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Segal, Zinnoecker, Schwagenscheidt by GSW Immobilien

GSW Immobilien

MDAX-listed Berlin housing company GSW Immobilien has been on a spending spree recently, and has fully invested the proceeds of its capital increase in May this year in new assets. Read more

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