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Inmobiliaria Colonial

SOCIMI / Property management / Investment fund - Investment company

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Carmina Ganyet

Corporate Managing Director

Pere Viñolas Serra

Chief Executive Officer - Member of the Executive Committee

Listed

Spain's Colonial boosts 1H net 66% to €69m, sees strong business model

Spain-based office REIT/SOCIMI Colonial boosted recurring net profit by 66%yy to €69m in the first half-year, and said the earnings set strengthens the group's business model. Colonial attributable (...)

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Sweden's Castellum joins pan-European REIT innovation, CSR think tank

Swedish listed Castellum has joined the sustainability and innovation think tank created in 2017 by alstria, COIMA RES, Colonial, Gecina, Great Portland Estates and NSI.  The Gothenburg-based (...)

Logistics

At €480m, Blackstone, Prologis said leading bid for Colonial's Spanish logistics

US firms Blackstone and Prologis are reportedly leading the bid for the Spanish logistics portfolio being sold by listed group Colonial, with bids running as high (...)

Logistics

Spain's Colonial said selling logistics portfolio with €400m price tag

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial is reported to be preparing its entire logistics portfolio for sale in a deal that could fetch up to €400m. The portfolio is non-strategic for (...)

Office

Offices still preferred working space despite tech - European REITs

Technology may allow workers to operate anywhere, but more than ever physical offices are the working environments of choice, says a new report by six major (...)

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Spanish Colonial's recurring net surges 22% to €101m after busy 2018

Recurring net profit for Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial surged 22% to €101m in 2018 and its portfolio revalued by the same amount to €11.35bn after a busy year (...)

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Paris office REIT SFL reports 4.1% EPRA earnings rise to record €107m

Société Foncière Lyonnaise, the Paris office REIT 82% held by Spain's Colonial, reported a 4.1% rise in EPRA earnings to a record €106.7m in 2018, and portfolio value growth of (...)

Finance

Spanish yields to hold stable after foreign capital surge in 2018 - CBRE

Spanish property yields should remain stable this year, predicts international adviser CBRE, after foreign capital made up €11.8bn of the record €20bn invested in 2018. "Spain will (...)

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New Madrid office REIT Árima agrees €110m acquisitions by year-end

Madrid office REIT/SOCIMI Árima, created by former executives of Axiare acquired last year by Colonial, agreed acquisitions worth €110m by year end, just two months after its IPO. In a (...)

Office

Spain’s Colonial looks forward to organic growth after busy 2018

Spanish office REIT/SOCIMI Colonial, after a takeover and a readjustment of capital this year, is looking ahead to delivering organic growth with a rise to €500m (...)

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French SFL stake increase helps Colonial to first BBB+ S&P rating

Spain's Colonial has become the first Spanish REIT to obtain a BBB+ credit rating from US agency S&P after taking 81% of France's Société Foncière Lyonnaise (...)

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Spain's Colonial acquires Qatar stake in French SFL to raise holding to 81%

Spanish REIT Colonial is raising its stake in France's Société Foncière Lyonnaise by 22pts to 81% by buying Qatar Investment Authority's entire holdings in return for (...)

Listed

Spanish Árima starts IPO as Madrid office REIT aiming at 15%

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Árima, created by former executives of Axiare Patrimonio, has launched its IPO at €300m, saying it aims to be a Madrid office pure-play targeting annual shareholder (...)

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Former Spanish Axiare team seeks €300m for new firm Arima

Live from Expo Real (Münich) - Former executives from Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Axiare, taken over this year by peer Colonial, are launching a new firm called Arima (...)

Office

Spain's Colonial sells €441m Madrid offices to UK's Tristan

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial said it has sold a portfolio of seven Madrid office buildings for €441m in a deal announced separately by the buyer, London's Tristan Capital (...)

Listed

After delays, Portugal cites January 2019 as start date for REITs

After several delays, Portugal is planning to introduce REIT legislation in January for all real estate asset classes and will finalise details before year end, says a senior (...)

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Spain's Colonial grows 1H net 12%; Axiare merger ups AUM to €11bn

Spain's largest listed office owner, REIT/SOCIMI Colonial, raised first half recurring net profit 12%yy to €41m and said the consolidation of just-acquired Axiare expanded gross AUM 29% to €11.19bn. "The (...)

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Paris office REIT SFL posts 4% 1H rise in EPRA earnings to €52m

Paris office REIT/SIIC Société Foncière Lyonnaise, an affiliate of Spain's Colonial, reported a 4.1%yy first half rise in EPRA earnings to €51.7m, though lower revaluations cut (...)

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Spain's Colonial to grow rental income to €500m with Axiare - CEO

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial should be able to boost annual rental income by €200m to €500m after the inclusion of newly acquired peer Axiare, plus a number of other factors, (...)

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Spain's Colonial raises €650m after Axiare merger creates €11bn SOCIMI

Spain's Colonial becomes the nation's largest REIT/SOCIMI with 11bn AUM after it agreed a merger with peer Axiare following a takeover accepted by 87% of Axiare shareholders. Colonial immediately raised (...)

Finance

Spanish SOCIMI success story set to go further - EPRA/Iberian Property conf.

Spain's REIT/SOCIMIs have succeeded in the government's aims of reviving the nation's previously depressed real estate, boosting the economy and creating jobs, the EPRA/Iberian Property conference (...)

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Portugal moving toward REIT start this year – EPRA/Iberian Property panel

Shifting economics and politics in Portugal mean the government is increasingly likely to introduce REIT legislation this year, an EPRA/Iberian Property conference heard. The move would (...)

Finance

Father of Spain's REIT regime to speak at EPRA/Iberian Property event

Miguel Ferre, one of the fathers of Spain's REIT regime, is to take part, alongside four of his most successful 'progeny', Merlin Properties, Hispania, Colonial and Lar España, at the Iberian REIT Conference (...)

Office

Spanish office REIT Colonial 2017 net jumps 149%, recurring up 14%

Spanish office REIT/SOCIMI Colonial, which owns a majority in France's SFL, said attributable net profit last year, prior to its takeover of Madrid peer Axiare, jumped 149% to €683m. (...)

Finance

French REIT SFL, controlled by Spain's Colonial, boosts 2017 net by 36%

Société Foncière Lyonnaise, a Paris office REIT/SIIC controlled by Spain's Colonial group, raised 2017 EPRA earnings by 1.5% to €102.4m though attributable net profit surged more strongly - 36% to (...)

Finance

Spanish REIT Colonial's takeover bid for peer Axiare declared successful

As expected after the board of Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Axiare approved a takeover offer by peer Colonial, a majority of its shareholders accepted by the bid close (...)

Finance

Spanish Colonial bid on track after Axiare board votes in favour

The takeover bid by Spain's REIT/SOCIMI Colonial for its smaller peer Axiare Patrimonio remains on track after Axiare's board voted in favour and its CEO said he will accept the (...)

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Six European office REITs form sustainability and innovation thinktank

Even if real estate is local, clients' technical and environmental needs are the same across Europe, says Meka Brunel, CEO of French SIIC Gecina and one of the instigators (...)

Finance

Spain's Colonial raises another €416m for Axiare bid in accelerated rights issue

Hard on the heels of an €800m bond issuance to help finance its €1.46bn bid for peer Axiare, Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial has added another €416m to its cash (...)

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 raised its (...)

Listed

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 the share (...)

Listed

Portugal to lead Poland, Sweden into Euro REITs club?

It looks as if Portugal will become the next member of the European REITs club as political confusion reigns in Poland, and Sweden shows little enthusiasm (...)

Finance

European public real estate in good shape, led by German resi, French/Spanish office

European public real estate markets are in good shape as our website goes live. German housing stocks are near highs, as are most of the main (...)