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Principal Real Estate Europe

Investment fund - Investor

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Paul Lewis

Director of European Data Centres

Jochen Schaefer-Suren

Chief Executive Officer Hotel and Leisure Division

Jos Short

Founding Partner - Executive Chairman

Andrew Thornton

Chief Executive


"Since Principal's acquisition of Internos Global Investors, our platform has been growing rapidly."

Business Immo: What has changed for your entity since the acquisition of Internos Global Investors in April 2018?  Guillaume Masset: Since the acquisition of Internos (...)


Principal Real Estate appoints Paul Lewis Director of European Data Centres

Principal Real Estate Europe continues the expansion of its European data centre expertise with the appointment of industry veteran Paul Lewis as Director of (...)


“Why Principal Real Estate is preparing the launch of a European data centres strategy”

Business Immo: How is Principal Real Estate Europe looking to implement its data centre strategy? Sebastian Dooley: We are in discussions with investors to explore (...)


Principal launches €800m long-income Euro real estate fund, buys in Amsterdam

UK-based Principal Real Estate Europe has launched its first long-income-focused European real estate fund, targeting €800m in the initial five years, and acquired its (...)


US Principal Real Estate sells 11 European city centre hotels for €545m

The US Principal Real Estate group has sold the remaining 11 city centre hotels in Europe from its first German Special Fund to AXA Investment Managers (...)


Principal REE in €123m Amsterdam, Nuremberg hotel sale from fund

Principal Real Estate Europe, formed from the takeover last year of UK manager Internos, has sold three hotels in Amsterdam and Nuremberg for €122.5m from (...)


Currency costs cut institutions' US investment but family-office interest high - Olsen

The rise in currency hedging costs is impacting allocations to US real estate by European institutions required to hedge, but the interest of wealthy (...)


US Principal completes Internos buy, renames to Principal Real Estate Europe

US-based Principal Global Investors has completed the acquisition of Internos Global Investors, the UK-headquartered pan-European real estate investment manager, and the firm has been renamed Principal Real (...)


US Principal Financial takes control of London's Internos Global Investors

US based investment management giant Principal Financial Group is to take over London-based Internos Global Investors in an agreed cooperation, the two firms have (...)