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Ismael Clemente

Vice Chairman - Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

MERLIN Properties

SOCIMI / Asset management - Fund management

Last update February 18, 2019 | Report an error

David Brush

Chief Investment Officer

Logistics

Spain's Merlin to let logistics clients use city office parking at nights

Spanish REIT Merlin Properties has announced an innovative plan for logistics last-mile operators to use its city office parking space at nights, plus €300m more for (...)

Listed

Dividends, rents to keep Spanish SOCIMIs attractive despite share discounts - conference

Even if Spanish REIT/SOCIMIs are trading below NAV and yield compression has ended, dividend payouts coupled with rising rents continue to make them attractive, say executives (...)

Listed

Spain's Testa issues IPO prospectus at €1.8bn market cap for €13.86 shr

Testa, the Spanish housing firm owned by creditor banks, REIT/SOCIMI Merlin Properties and Acciona Inmobiliaria, has issued its stock market prospectus targeting capitalisation of €1.83bn at a share price of €13.86. What (...)

Retail

Spain's Merlin expands in Portugal paying €407m for Lisbon Almada mall

Spain's largest REIT/SOCIMI Merlin Properties has paid €406.7m to acquire from Blackstone the Forum Almada mall in Portugal across the Tagus River across from capital Lisbon. The (...)

Housing

Spain's Testa housing group in €89m pre-IPO capital raise to cut Merlin Property ties

Spanish housing group Testa, being prepared for an IPO in the next few months, is to make a capital increase of €89m for subscription by REIT/SOCIMI Merlin Properties to (...)

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 (...)

Listed

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 (...)

Housing

Spain's Testa, with 11,000 resi units, to IPO before summer - Merlin's Clemente

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Merlin Properties intends to float housing affiliate Testa Residencial on the stock market before summer to become the nation's first listed residential investor, CEO Ismael Clemente says. Its holdings have (...)

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 (...)

Listed

Spanish REIT Merlin boosts net by 89% to €1.1bn, proposes added 2017 dividend

Spain's largest REIT/SOCIMI Merlin Properties reported a 89% surge in 2017 net profit to €1.1bn, with FFO up 31% at €289m, though per share FFO rose just 2%. (...)