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Patrick Burton

Head of Marketing and Communications, EMEA

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Aroundtown, TLG to form one of Europe's three biggest property firms, with €25bn AUM

Two of Europe's largest commercial property groups, Aroundtown and TLG, are to merge into the largest firm of its kind and one of the (...)

Listed

Germany's Garbe prepares €600m IPO of Logistrial Real Estate REIT

Germany's family-owned Garbe group is preparing an IPO of up to €600m for a logistics REIT called Logistrial Real Estate, which is already seeded with (...)

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ICAMAP protests Gazit Globe's takeover of Atrium European, saying far undervalues firm

Investment manager ICAMAP has written to stakeholders in listed CEE retail group Atrium, saying the take-private moves of major shareholder Gazit Globe far undervalue the firm. The (...)

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Germany's TLG, amid portfolio rejig, raises €600m in bond paying 1.50%

TLG, the German listed property owner in the midst of a substantial portfolio rejig, has raised €600m via a seven-year bond paying 1.50% p.a., (...)

Finance

Vienna’s Immofinanz places €500m benchmark bond, wins first-ever rating

Vienna’s listed Immofinanz has placed a €500m benchmark bond with investors and won a rating from S&P, making it the first-ever rated issue from a Austrian (...)

Hospitality

Amid Spain's hotel boom, Blackstone will do what it takes to buy Hispania

With Spanish tourism booming and no fewer than 173 new hotel openings forecast in the next four years, US giant Blackstone will likely do what it (...)

Finance

Japan capital entering euro real estate not for the cycle but the longer term

The entry of GPIF, Japan Post and other giant Tokyo institutions to European property is happening but may take longer if managers reject inital fee (...)

Listed

US Lone Star to exit 2nd European listed firm, selling 61% Warsaw GTC stake

In its second exit from a listed European property group in six months, Texas-based opportunity fund group Lone Star is to sell its entire 61% holding (...)

Office

JLL widens into listed RE capital advisory, also stressing S.African needs

Global property advisor JLL is extending its corporate finance advisory into the listed sector in Europe, placing some emphasis on advising South African firms interested in (...)

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Former WCM managers' IPO for new firm Godewind aimed at raising €450m

The former managers of Germany's WCM, Stavros Efremidis and Ralf Struckmeyer, are launching a new firm Godewind Immobilien in an initial public offering of shares (...)

Finance

Spanish Colonial’s bid for Axiare thrown into confusion as BoA, funds raise stakes

Spanish REIT Colonial’s takeover bid for peer Axiare has taken a confusing turn after Bank of America declared a 6.7% stake in the target, Boston fund Wellington (...)

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Material news from the European listed universe: Unibail, Hypoport, Colonial

Ahead of third quarter results, which will be upon us starting this week, here are some selected actions and calls that are material to (...)