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Swiss Life Asset Managers

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Adrian Bamert

Senior Portfolio Manager Swiss Life REF

Florian Bauer

Director of Real Estate for Swiss Life AM

Francesca Boucard

Head Real Estate Research & Strategy

Marc Brütsch

Chief Economist

Michael Essl

Head Proprietary Insurance Asset Management

Christoph Gisler

Head Infrastructure Equity - Member of Executive Board

Michael Hennig

Head of Sales Germany - Member of the Executive Board

Daniel Holtz

Head of Credit

Stefan Mächler

Group Chief Investment Officer

Gianfranco Saladino

Head of Value-Add Infrastructure

Christian Schmid

Chief Financial Officer Germany

Marc Schürch

Head Renewable Energy, International Infrastructure Equity

Tina Störmer

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

Robin Van Berkel

Chief Operating Officer

Marius Würgler

Head Sales and Marketing - Board Member


Swiss Life Asset Managers launches second value-added infrastructure fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has launched Swiss Life Funds (LUX) ESG Global Infrastructure Opportunities Growth II, its second value-added strategy fund within its Infrastructure (...)


Swiss Life AM lays the « foundation » for further growth in the logistics market

As part of its strategic alignment, Swiss Life Asset Managers has decided to fully integrate Beos Logistics into Slam. Based in Berlin, Beos Logistics GmbH (...)


Swiss Life AM launches a new fund dedicated to infrastructure and renewable energy

Swiss Life Asset Managers (AM) announces the launch of its second international fund dedicated to infrastructure and renewable energy: "Fontavis ESG Renewable Infrastructure Fund (...)


European Thematic Cities Index: London keeps the lead, Paris in the top ten (SLAM)

London retains its top spot in the Swiss Life Asset Managers (SLAM) European Thematic Cities Index for 2022, followed by Zurich and Stockholm. The (...)


Swiss Life AM signs a sale & leaseback in Barcelona with Axel Hotels

Swiss Life Asset Managers and Axel Hotels have initiated discussions in the midst of the health crisis that led to the acquisition of the (...)


Swiss Life AM raises €200m for new industrial and logistics real estate fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers (SLAM) has launched of a new investment solution for European industrial and logistics real estate through the raising of over €200m in (...)


Swiss Life AM appoints Valérie de Robillard as Head of Real Assets ESG

Swiss Life Asset Managers has announced the appointment of Valérie de Robillard as Director ESG actifs reels. By creating this new position, the Swiss (...)


Swiss Life AM launches €1bn European industrial and logistics fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has the launch of a new investment vehicle focused on European industrial and logistics real estate. The new Luxembourg fund, (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 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 (...)

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 (...)


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 (...)


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, (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 – (...)


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 (...)

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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)


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, (...)


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 (...)


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 (...)