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Dr. Thomas Beyerle

Dr. Thomas Beyerle

Student housing transactions are on track to hit €1.5b in Germany this year, up from just €250m five years ago, Dr. Thomas Beyerle, head of group research at Catella, told REFIRE this month. more

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Ralph Winter - Corestate

CORESTATE Capital AG

The Luxemburg-based private equity group Corestate Capital has been refocusing its efforts on revitalising its interests in the student housing market, a segment it first got involved in many years ago with its majority stake in listed YOUNIQ... more

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Sascha Wilhelm - CORESTATE

CORESTATE Capital AG

The Luxembourg-headquartered Corestate Capital had planned to fix the issue price for its impending IPO on Tuesday 3rd November, but instead decided to cancel the flotation on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange at the last minute, citing " the currently... more

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German residential

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The Zug, Switzerland-based private equity investor Corestate Capital joined the rather thin ranks of European fund managers exiting an industry sector in favour of a stronger operating partner, when it transferred its commercial property fund to... more

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Investing in European Student Housing

Bouwfonds Real Estate Investment Management

Meanwhile, on a European level, Dutch investment manager Bouwfonds is also beefing up its involvement in the student sector with the launch of a new European fund dedicated to student accommodation. Bouwfonds, part of the Dutch Rabo Real Estate... more

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Student Accomodation

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The alternative asset category of Student Accomodation has almost become mainstream in Germany over the last couple of years, shrugging off its label as an exotic sub-species as more funds see the potential in the sector and learn from... more

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British project developer and fund manager Crosslane has teamed up with German asset management group Bauer Capital for the former’s first foray into the rapidly-developing German student accommodation sector, with plans to buy or develop housing... more

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