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Swiss Life Asset Managers

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Nelufer Ansari

Head Strategic and Special Tasks

Anett Barsch

Head of Real Estate Project Development Germany

Christine Bernhofer

Chief Operating Officer Germany

Michael Essl

Head Proprietary Insurance Asset Management

Ralph Günther

Senior Advisor to Group CIO Stefan Mächler

Michael Hennig

Head of Sales Germany - Member of the Executive Board

Stefan Mächler

Group Chief Investment Officer

Christian Schmid

Chief Financial Officer Germany

Hendrik Staiger

Head Real Estate Asset Management Germany

Tina Störmer

Chief Executive Officer Germany - Member of the Swiss Life Asset Managers Executive Committee

Rishabh Tiwari

Senior Portfolio Manager - Emerging Market Credit

Housing

Swiss Life AM launches European Living mutual fund distributed by Deka

Swiss Life Asset Managers has launched the open-ended mutual property fund Swiss Life REF (DE) European Living to be distributed by Deka Bank, aiming for a (...)

Finance

Swiss Life AM unveils European Thematic Income & Growth Fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has launched the European Thematic Income & Growth Fund, a Luxembourg SICAV aimed at a diversified core/core-plus strategy, mainly for institutions. In a (...)

Finance

Swiss Life Asset Managers grows European real estate portfolio to €86bn

Swiss Life Asset Managers, part of the Zurich-based insurer, continues to grow its real estate portfolio, holding €86.5bn, 6.8% or €5.5bn more than at the end (...)

Housing

Germany's Deka, Swiss Life win approval for European Living fund cooperation

Germany's Deka and Zurich's Swiss Life Asset Managers have won approval for an open-ended real estate fund, Swiss Life REF (DE) European Living. In the first cooperation (...)

Office

Henderson Park, Swiss Life said buying Munich's Kustermannpark for €350m

In what would be its third major purchase in as many months, the UK's Henderson Park is reported close to be acquiring, with Swiss Life, Munich (...)

Finance

Swiss Life AM restructures Germany in a Frankfurt holding led by Tina Störmer

Swiss Life Asset Managers has restructured German operations, integrating real estate with securities and other investment management in a new Frankfurt holding company headed by CEO (...)

Finance

German Aurelis's net earnings surge to €263m after Laetitia portfolio sale

Net earnings by German developer Aurelis, controlled by George Soros's Grove, surged to €263.3m last year after its Laetitia portfolio sale, but are unlikely to be repeated (...)

Finance

No sector for old cowboys

A maturity is entering real estate. Recognition that it is not for old cowboys but a sector where success is tied directly to user well-being. That (...)

Hospitality

Swiss Life wins approval for €1bn European hotel fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has now received approval for its Luxembourg fund aimed, as previously reported by BIE, to target €1bn in hotels around Europe. The fund, (...)

Finance

Swiss Life reaches €81bn RE in Europe after €7.6bn added last year

Swiss Life Asset Managers finished with €81bn managed assets in Europe last year after transacting €10bn in total, of which €7.6bn added in Swiss, French, German (...)

Finance

French CDC's Ampere and Swiss Life raise €650m to close the Vesta deal

French Ampere Gestion, a CDC Habitat subsidiary, and Swiss Life Asset Managers announced that it had successfully secured funding of €650m to close the Foncière Vesta (...)

Office

Swiss Life, Germany's Universal pay reported €390m for Munich office complex

Swiss Life Asset Managers and Germany's Universal-Investment have, in a deal reported to be worth €390m, acquired the Oskar office complex in Munich on behalf of (...)

Health / Senior

Swiss Life pays €70m for Belgian office, senior project for German fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has paid over €70m to acquire a standing office and a senior living project in Belgium for its German open real estate (...)

Finance

Italy's Generali aims to grow €30bn property AUM, 3rd-party funds - Mazzocco

Italy's Generali Real Estate aims to add €5bn to its €30bn in property assets over the next three years while significantly growing its fund offering for (...)

Office

Lebanon's SFO enters Europe in German office pact with Swiss Life

Swiss Life Asset Managers has sold a majority ownership in the German office portfolio Artemis to SFO Group, a Lebanese multi-family office and real estate investor, marking its (...)

Office

Swiss Life AM pays €241m for Cologne neighbourhood development

Swiss Life Asset Managers' German units, Swiss Life KVG and Corpus Sireo, have paid €241.5m to acquire the CologneoI mixed-use neighbourhood development in Cologne from Berlin's CG Group. The package comprises six new (...)

Hospitality

The rationale for a pan-European hospitality strategy

Europe, the largest playground to gain exposure to hospitality 2017 was another record year for international tourism with 1.323bn visitors of which 51% came to Europe, according (...)

Housing

Foreign ownership in French housing is no cause for concern

The participation of Germany's Vonovia and Zurich's Swiss Life in the winning bid for French SNCF's housing portfolio is good for Europe, good for France – and may (...)

Housing

Vonovia confirms 10% stake in CDC Habitat's SNCF resi portfolio buy

Germany's giant listed housing group Vonovia, responding to a BIE report, has confirmed it has a 10% stake in the consortium led by CDC Habitat that (...)

Finance

Swiss Life AM reaches €72bn AUM at mid-year, eyes five more funds

Live from Expo Real (Münich) - Swiss Life Asset Managers has added €3bn to its managed real estate in first half to reach €72bn AUM, and (...)

Health / Senior

Swiss Life's Corpus Sireo adds three German healthcare assets

Live from Expo Real (Münich) - Corpus Sireo, the German real estate investor of Swiss Life Asset Managers, has acquired properties in three German federal states (...)

Retail

Corpus Sireo Dresden buy takes Swiss Life owned property to €44bn

Corpus Sireo Real Estate, the German arm of Swiss Life Asset Managers, has acquired the Florentinum retail property in Dresden and said the deal, for which no price (...)

Retail

Swiss Life enters Spain, paying Corpfin €83m for three retail assets

Swiss Life REIM has entered Spain with a debut property deal involving three retail assets acquired from Madrid-based investment manager Corpfin Capital for €83m. The transaction, reported (...)

Finance

German firms establish Real Estate Data Summit to set open digital strategy

Eight leading German property management and real estate firms, organised by Berlin PropTech group Architrave, have founded a new grouping called Real Estate Data Summit to (...)

Finance

Swiss Life acquires Berlin's Beos, managing €2.6bn of commercial property

Acquisitive Zurich-based Swiss Life Asset Managers is expanding in Germany by purchasing Berlin-based Beos which manages some €2.6bn of commercial real estate. No price was given (...)

Office

Germany's Corpus Sireo, part of Swiss Life, is latest to enter Finland, at €28m

Germany's Corpus Sireo Real Estate, part of Swiss Life Asset Managers, has become the latest major foreign fund to enter Finland, paying €28m for a commercial property in (...)

Office

Swiss Life AM, surging to €70bn in real estate, is far from finished yet

In just a few years, Swiss Life Asset Managers, part of the giant Zurich-based insurer, has surged to become a major player in European real estate by (...)

Finance

Swiss Life AM ends 2017 with €69bn in Euro RE, eyes move into other markets

Zurich-based Swiss Life Asset Managers ended 2017 managing €69.2bn in real estate across Europe after transactions worth €3.9bn in core markets of Switzerland, Germany, France and (...)

Finance

Swiss Life's Corpus Sireo names Eberhardt MD to succeed departed Hartlief

Cologne-based Corpus Sireo Real Estate, part of Swiss Life Asset Managers, has appointed Martin Eberhardt as managing director, joining from the Dutch Bouwfonds. He takes over the role of Ingo Hartlief who left (...)

Office

Corpus Sireo advises on first asset, in Vienna, for Swiss Life's new €700m fund

German real estate manager Corpus Sireo has advised on the first acquisition, of two office buildings in Vienna's Marximum office complex, by its parent group Swiss Life's new (...)