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Ken Baccam

Directeur Research & Strategy AEW Europe

Antoine Barbier

Directeur AEW Patrimoine - Heaf of Retail

Stefano Bassi

Responsable communication & marketing

Ludovic Bernini

Fund Manager - Executive Director

Thomas Bionaz

Responsable d'investissement

Raphaël Brault

Chief Investment Officer Europe - Head of France

Emmanuel Brechard

Director, Investor Relations

Noémie Brisson

Asset Manager

Sébastien Cappigny

Gérant de Fondis

Julien Casanova

Directeur de l’Asset Management Bureaux France - Executive Director

Rania Chraibi

Asset Manager bureaux

Jérémy Convert

Head of Investments France

Xavier de Saqui de Sannes

Directeur de la gestion d'actifs France

Irène Fossé

Director Research and Strategy

Florent Genest

Fund Manager

Jason Grundy

Deputy Fund Manager

Marie-Hélène Helleux

Managing Director - Head of Fund Financial Management and SRI

Cyril Hoyaux

Managing Director - Head of Debt Funds Management

Marc Kasparian

Responsable pôle bureaux grand public

Thierry Laquitaine

Head of Socially Responsible Investment - Separate Accounts, Fund Management and Operations

Véronique Leblanc

Debt Funds Manager

Thierry Locatelli

Deputy Head de l’équipe investissement

Céline Long Nguyen

Juriste, transactions immobilières International et France

Sébastien Louzier

Responsable investissements

Alexandre Petitpré

Directeur investissement

Claire Pilard

Directrice des ressources humaines Europe

Karine Renard

Retail Asset Manager

Vanessa Roux-Collet

Secrétaire générale Europe

Romain Stapek-Weck

Fund Manager - Director

Rémy Vertupier

Co-Head of Funds and Separate Accounts

Sébastien Znaty

Head of Residential Asset Management France


Cdiscount gives up on the Goodman building in Forez

This is a subject that the parties involved refuse to comment on. It remains very sensitive even if the facts date back to the (...)


AEW buys Lyon's Welink office building for €100m

JLL announced this morning that the Lyon investment market is at a low ebb, with only €213m committed in the first quarter (-58%). However, (...)


Who still wants to buy French logistics?

It would be an understatement to say that 2023 is not starting out like 2022 between buyers and sellers of logistics assets in France. (...)


Investing in Europe: how to approach 2023

Some courageous investors and advisors have spoken out since last December and have given us their vision of the markets in which they operate. (...)


Will 2023 be a year of (re)definition for real estate markets?

"The specificity of the current period is that it distinguishes between two time scales: the first around a peak in inflation that may or (...)


AEW sells La Défense's CB3 building to the Icawood fund

The CB3 building located at 170 Place Henri Regnault in La Défense has just been sold by AEW acting on behalf of a consortium (...)


AEW signs a new 37,800 sqm logistics platform near Orléans

Last month, AEW acquired a 32,000 sqm platform in Servon on behalf of Erafp. Today, again on behalf of Erafp, AEW has announced the (...)


AEW signs a 32,000 sqm logistics platform in Servon

On behalf of the Établissement de retraite additionnelle de la fonction publique (Erafp) and from PGIM Real Estate, AEW has acquired a new class (...)


AEW buys a 8,400 sqm retail park from Real I.S. in Saint-Geneviève-des-Bois

In the La Croix-Blanche ZAC in Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, South of Paris, AEW has acquired an 8,406 sqm retail park from Real I.S. on behalf of the SCPIs (...)


CDC Investissement Immobilier and Tribeca Capital Partners take over Brussels' Marquis office building

CDC Investissement Immobilier, on behalf of Caisse des Dépôts, and Tribeca Capital Partners recently acquired in joint venture, from a French institutional investor represented (...)


Recently restructured, Paris 8th's 9 Argenson finds a buyer

Foncière Raynouard has sold all of 9 Argenson, a private mansion that it delivered last May in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, after 24 (...)


Investment momentum in the French logistics market "should slow down", according to JLL

Nearly €1.4bn was invested in the French logistics property market in Q2 2022, bringing the total amount invested over the whole of H1 to (...)


AEW takes ownership of a 4,500 sqm urban logistics asset in inner Paris

AEW announces the off-market acquisition from Altarea Commerce of a 4,500 sqm urban logistics asset on behalf of Logistis, its fund specialising in pan-European (...)


Logistics, a major target for Altarea

"At Altarea, when we believe in a market, we invest in all possible development levers." The words are signed by Alain Taravella, founding chairman of (...)


148,000 sqm French logistics portfolio changes hands

British investor abrdn has acquired a 148,000 sqm logistics portfolio from AEW called "Cornerstone", comprising four prime logistics warehouses. The assets are located in (...)


AEW buys 95-unit senior housing asset in Nantes

AEW has acquired the Nantes Gaudinière senior residence from the developers Bâti-Nantes and ETPO on behalf of Caisses d'épargne Bretagne Pays de Loire and Normandie. (...)


AEW's Olympe portfolio won by BNP Paribas REIM's Accimmo Pierre SCPI fund

AEW's Olympe portfolio, comprising 17 retail properties fully leased to Décathlon for a total surface area of approximately 85,000 m², now belongs to the (...)


High inflation and slow growth : the dual challenge for investors in Europe, according to AEW

AEW has just published its European 2022 Mid-Year Property Outlook. While the long-term economic effects of the pandemic have been contained by governments, the (...)


Marseille: AEW acquires an urban logistics platform from Castignac

AEW, on behalf of the SCPIs Actipierre Europe and Pierre Plus, has acquired an urban logistics platform located in the 15th district of Marseille (...)


AEW sells Paris 9th's 26 rue d'Athènes

On behalf of the Établissement de retraite additionnelle de la fonction publique (Erafp), AEW has sold to Bertie Albrecht an office and retail building (...)


AEW acquires Campus Paris Clichy from the GDG group

AEW, on behalf of the SCPI Immo Evolutif and Laffitte Pierre, has acquired the new "Campus Paris Clichy" property complex from the GDG group. (...)


AEW invites investors to realign their real estate strategy in 2022

According to AEW, the European investment property outlook for 2022 shows that a majority of European property markets remain attractive. But – because there is a (...)


Residential property, a more than resilient asset class (AEW)

Residential property and its defensive returns are attracting investors. This is the finding of AEW, which has published a European study highlighting a resilient (...)


The SRI label for AEW's two retail OPCIs

AEW's two retail OPCIs, Franceurope Immo and Immo Diversification, have been awarded the SRI real estate label by Afnor. This is a "source of pride" (...)


AEW raises further €500m for its Logistis pan-European strategy

AEW, the global real estate investment manager, announces that it has raised an additional €500m of equity for Logistis, its specialist pan-European logistics strategy, (...)


Clarion Partners Europe secures €30m financing for the construction of a 68,642 sqm warehouse

Clarion Partners Europe, a real estate investment fund manager specialising in logistics and industrial assets, has arranged a €30m senior development loan and a (...)


AEW consolidates real estate debt platform ahead of planned growth

AEW has fully integrated the European real estate debt platform it launched almost 10 years ago in a 50/50 partnership with Ostrum Asset Management. This (...)


Renault leases nearly 80,000 sqm of logistics space near Paris from AEW

 French multinational automobile manufacturer Renault recently leased from AEW nearly 80,000 sqm of logistics space in Puiseux-Pontoise, in the Cergy-Pontoise conurbation, near Paris. The company is leaving (...)


AEW leases over 77,000 sqm of logistics warehouses

On behalf of its Logistis fund, AEW has sold 77,477 sqm on two logistics sites. In Dourges, near Lens, SeD-Supply Chain Solutions has leased (...)


ING refinances AEW Logistis for €580m

ING, acting as Sole Underwriter & Mandated Lead Arranger, announces the refinancing of the pan-European logistics portfolio of the Logistis Fund managed by AEW (...)


AEW signs eight leases on the Tour Initiale in La Défense

AEW has signed eight leases in recent months covering a total of more than 20,000 sqm on the Tour Initiale in La Défense. In (...)


Schroder REIM continues to focus on France

Despite the health crisis and the current uncertainties for the global economy, Schroder Real Estate Investment Management has not lost its appetite for core (...)


AEW raises €475m in the first closing of its new Ullis fund

AEW has announced the launch of "Ullis", a new platform dedicated to logistics and business parks in urban areas. With a €475m initial capital, (...)


AEW acquires a residential building in Vincennes

AEW has announced the acquisition from a private group of companies of a residential property located at 2 rue Condé sur Noireau, in Vincennes, (...)


AEW buys Paris 8th's 9 Argenson for German pension fund RVK

German investors' appetite for the Paris' finest real estate deals continues. Foncière Raynouard, a family office specialising in acquisitions, is selling its project to restructure (...)


Groupama Gan REIM organises its management team

Groupama Gan REIM has appointed Luc Bordereau as Head of Fund Management. He joins Groupama Gan REIM to strengthen the execution capacity and technical (...)


Scannell Properties appoints Kelly Ladeira as Capital Deployment Associate for Europe and the UK

Scannell Properties, which specialises in large-scale industrial and logistics projects, has appointed Kelly Ladeira as Capital Deployment Associate for Europe and the United Kingdom. (...)


French residential investment heading for record volume in 2020 - C&W

  Generating between €3bn and €4bn of investment annually, the residential segment (classic, intermediate or with services) has shown growing popularity among institutional investors over (...)


AEW launches Eurocore fund with €410m first close

AEW has announced the first close for Eurocore, the firm’s new open-ended pan-European core fund, at €410m of equity commitments. Investors that have committed (...)


AEW sells 3,200 sqm retail park near Paris

Pan-European investment manager AEW has sold to French group Axiparts, on behalf of an institutional client, a retail park located in Osny, a northern suburb of (...)


Schroder agrees to €104m forward sale of Boulogne-Billancourt office asset to AEW

Schroder European Real Estate Investment Trust has exchanged contracts to sell to AEW a 6,861 sqm office building, located at 221 boulevard Jean-Jaurès, in the (...)


Unofi buys the 15,000 sqm Olympe building in Saint-Denis from AEW

Paris-based SCPI management company Unofi-Gestion d'Actifs has just acquired the Olympe building in Saint-Denis, from AEW on behalf of Notapierre. With a total leasable area of (...)


AEW appoints Jeremy Convert as Head of Investments France

AEW has announced the promotion of Jeremy Convert to Head of Investments France. With the group since 2013 as an Executive Director in the (...)


France's CRE investment market suffers the effects of Covid-19 in 1H20 (Knight Frank)

For the first half of 2020 as a whole, the volumes invested in France totalled €11bn, reports Knight Frank. Although down 15% year-on-year, they (...)


France’s Icawood, WO2 and BNP PRE raise €650m to launch Nanterre's 126,000 sqm Arboretum campus

Icawood, a fund launched by Icamap and Ivanhoe Cambridge, WO2 and BNP Paribas Real Estate announced today that they have raised €650m for the (...)


AEW invests €91m in five business parks in France and Germany

Paris and London-based AEW has acquired five business parks in developing urban areas in France and Germany in five independent transactions for a total investment (...)


AEW buys Paris 17th office complex for RVK mandate’s first acquisition

Paris-based manager AEW has acquired from Hamburg-based Hansainvest Real Assets a 3,470 sqm office building in the Paris CBD on behalf of German pension (...)


AEW appoints Julien Casanova as Head of Office Asset Management

Paris and London-based AEW has appointed Julien Casanova as Head of Office Asset Management for its institutional division in France. He will be based in (...)


S2i Partners sells 22 rue de la Banque in Paris 2nd

Asset and fund manager S2i Partners, along with the Angelo Gordon private equity fund, has sold to Paris and London-based AEW the building located at 22 rue de la (...)


AEW appoints Xavier de Saqui de Sannes as Head of Institutional Asset Management France

AEW has appointed Xavier de Saqui de Sannes as Head of Asset Management for its institutional division in France. He will be based in (...)


AXA IM-RA acquires 275,000 sqm European logistics portfolio from AEW

Paris-based manager AXA IM-RA has completed the acquisition of a pan-European logistics portfolio of some 275,000 sqm from counterpart AEW on behalf of one (...)


AEW wins €150m French core mandate from Germany's RVK pension

Paris and London-based AEW has won a new €150m separate account mandate from German public pension fund RVK for a core strategy focused on French office (...)


Belgian AG Real Estate says French logistics sale done for €200m

Belgium's AG Real Estate said the sale of a large package of logistics properties in France to Allianz Real Estate and AEW was done (...)


Allianz RE expands footprint in France to take total portfolio exposure to €6.6bn

Allianz Real Estate has expanded its logistics footprint in France, adding a core portfolio from Belgium's AG Real Estate alongside AEW, and taking its (...)


Colliers's French manager adds execs, eyeing doubling AUM to €10bn in five years

The investment manager of adviser Colliers aims to more than double AUM to €10bn within five years, and in France has added three executives (...)


Paris-based AEW adds two Dutch offices for EVI II, taking fund value to €200m

Paris-based manager AEW has acquired two assets located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on behalf of its Europe Value Investors II (EVI II), taking the fund (...)


Growing uncertainties make guidance more important than ever

Risks and opportunities on international markets: Expo Real, Europe's leading trade fair for property and investment, will be returning to Munich in October to (...)


LaSalle IM's Mokrane joins BI sister firm iread as Senior Advisor

Mahdi Mokrane, Head of European Research and Strategy at LaSalle Investment Management, is joining Business Immo's sister company iread as Senior Advisor. Iread said Mokrane will collaborate and provide, in particular, his expertise (...)


CNP to move Paris HQ by 2022 after approving Issy forward purchase

French insurer CNP is to move its HQ to the southwestern Paris district of Issy-Les-Moulineaux by 2022, after approving the forward purchase of an office (...)


AEW's new €750m equity raise for Logistis brings €4bn target AUM

Investment manager AEW has raised €750m new equity for its pan-European industrial fund Logistis, taking total to €2.3bn and setting a €4bn investment goal, says (...)


AEW City Office Germany fund fully deployed at €345m after Berlin buy

Paris and London-based AEW has fully invested its City Office Germany Fund at €345m after adding B5, an asset in the Wilmersdorf district of (...)


French Amundi, Panhard acquire four business parks in Paris region

French real estate investment managers Amundi and the Panhard Group are acquiring the Mosaic Parcs portfolio of four business parks in the Paris region (...)


AEW grows assets 10% to €31bn in Europe over 2018

Real estate fund manager AEW, part of the French Natixis group, boosted managed assets 10% last year in Europe to reach €30.6bn, and said (...)


AEW closes French resi fund at €370m equity, investment capacity of €600m

European investment manager AEW has made the final close of French residential fund RESIDYS at total investor commitment of €370m, giving total asset capacity (...)


Even if yields rise, over half of Europe's RE markets remain attractive - AEW

Despite expectations that bond yield normalisation will raise property yields in the next five years, investment manager AEW says that over half the markets assessed for (...)


Canada's Oxford said paying €90m for prestigious Paris fashion store

Canada's Oxford Properties, part of the Canadian OMERS pension plan, has acquired one of Paris' most prestigious fashion stores, 273 rue du Saint-Honoré, at (...)


AEW completes new close of French Residys resi fund, for €165m

Global real estate manager AEW has completed a further close of its French housing fund Residys at €165m in institutional equity. It takes total commitments to (...)


French La Francaise adds German Veritas to aid €70bn AUM target

Paris-based investment manager La Francaise has acquired German property asset manager Veritas, which runs over €7bn AUM in two firms based in Frankfurt and (...)


La Francaise buys fully-let Paris office for S.Korean consortium led by Hyundai IAM

French investment manager La Francaise has acquired Le Balthazar, an eight-storey office building in the north of Paris for a consortium of Korean institutions headed by Hyundai (...)


AEW Europe boosts 2017 AUM 6% to €28bn, eyes expansion of footprint

AEW Europe, part of the French Natixis investment banking group, said it completed €4.5bn of transactions in 2017, including €3.5bn of acquisitions. Assets under management increased (...)


Strong relative value in Belgium and the Netherlands

Direct property is relatively more attractive in Belgium than in the Netherlands according to our Direct European Real Estate Relative Value Index (RVI). This (...)


Après le repli temporaire post-Brexit, de nouvelles opportunités d'achat au Royaume Uni

・ Depuis le vote du Brexit, le Royaume-Uni est passé du statut de bon élève à celui de mauvais élève en termes de performances (...)


Brexit offers buying opportunity after temporary set-back

・Since the Brexit vote in June 2016, the UK has gone from a macroeconomic outperformer to an underperformer due to the extended uncertainty on (...)


Fair relative value remains in prime

・As yields on European commercial real estate have tightened to record lows over the last two years, investors are fully justified to question whether (...)


France to lead European recovery

・France is projected to post a strong increase in GDP growth in the next five years, while German and UK growth is shifting down (...)


Secondary benefits as non-core loan sales continue a pace

Ten years after the GFC, new data shows that 2017 set a new annual record for non-core real estate loan sales at €104bn, with (...)


2018 European market outlook – Fundamentals driving fears away

With recent political uncertainty and the prolonged unwind of the GFC, focus remains on downside risks.   Our outlook shows robust economic fundamentals are driving (...)


Brexit implications and insights

Brexit is likely to have a negative shortterm effect on growth, predominantly via reduced business sector confidence and possible delays in capex deployment. It’s (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q2 2016

The weakness in some parts of the global economy towards the end of last year and into Q1, particularly in developing economies, has started (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q1 2016

Towards the end of 2015 and into Q1 2016 there have been an increasing number of commentators speculating that the world economy is on (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q3 2015

With Chinese growth somewhat stabilising and an uptick in US growth, it’s expected that Q2 global growth will have increased to 2.5% q-o-q on (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q2 2015

Q1 appears to have brought an abrupt downturn in global growth, with a mix of estimates and preliminary data suggesting that, outside of the (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q1 2015

Perhaps the most important development in Europe since the last Quarterly, has been implementation of QE by the ECB as long expected by this (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q4 2014

Late Q3 and early Q4 saw policy decisions rather than economic data drive news flow. The release of the ECB's Comprehensive Review of Eurozone (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q3 2014

Despite the prospects for global growth being reasonably positive at the start of the year, growth slowed during the first four months of 2014, (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q2 2014

Prospects for global GDP growth have cooled slightly since the beginning of the year. Japan, China and a number of developing countries were the (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q1 2014

Data released towards the end of 2013 and during the first half of Q1 2014 point to a further acceleration in global growth. Global (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q4 2013

Global activity continued to increase modestly throughout Q3, underpinned by better than expected European-level growth, further incremental Eurozone stabilisation, and a pick-up in Chinese (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - Q2 2013

The ‘Great Rotation’ out of fixed income securities and into equities is a myth. Every buyer needs a seller and every seller needs a (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - 4T 2012

Eu égard à la répression financière mise en place par les banques centrales des marchés développés et aux niveaux des taux de rendement des (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - 2T 2012

Depuis le dernier Quarterly, les investisseurs sont restés axés sur les centres de Londres, Paris, des capitales nordiques, des sept plus grandes villes allemandes (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - 4T 2011

Économie & marchés des capitaux : une année 2011 mouvementée et une prolifération des facteurs de risque en 2012. Bien des évènements auront marqué l’année (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - 3T 2011

Dans la zone euro, la crise du secteur bancaire et de la dette souveraine s’est accentuée avec pour toile de fond : l’aggravation de (...)


European Real Estate Quarterly - 2T 2011

La crise de la dette souveraine s’est aggravée : la Grèce, l’Irlande et le Portugal sont virtuellement en faillite et les autorités devront continuer (...)