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Finance 09/10/2019

Allianz RE, already at record €67bn AUM, sets sights on €100bn by 2024

Allianz Real Estate, part of the Munich insurer, is targeting €100bn AUM by 2024, up from a record €67.1bn now, achieved by diversification across (...)

Office 07/10/2019

French office investment, at €9.77bn in 1H, boosted by regional cities - BNPPRE

With take-up of 2.06m sqm and €9.77bn invested in 1H19, the French office market remains healthy, with regional cities rising fast in popularity, says (...)

Finance 07/10/2019

Lille, the rising office market in the North

The Lille metropolitan area posted remarkable numbers during the first half of 2019, with take-up reaching 150 600 sqm, a 40% jump in transaction (...)

Office 09/09/2019

Asian appetite for Paris-La Défense continues as GIC nears €550m closing on Tower PB6

Asian investor appetite for large office towers in Paris-La Défense continues unabated, with BI sources saying Singapore's GIC is near to closing on Tower PB6 for (...)

Retail 29/07/2019

AEW’s Europe City Retail enters Portugal, taking fund value to €650m

Investment manager AEW is entering Portugal with its Europe City Retail fund, adding eight properties to take holdings to 23 assets in 13 cities worth (...)

Finance 05/06/2019

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 (...)

Logistics 03/06/2019

AEW wins €275m separate logistics mandate from German insurer

Paris-based asset manager AEW has won a €275m separate account mandate from a German insurance group to establish a core logistics property portfolio across (...)

Office 23/04/2019

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 (...)

Logistics 28/03/2019

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 (...)

Office 18/03/2019

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 (...)

Finance 18/03/2019

No sector for old cowboys

A maturity is entering real estate. Recognition that it is not for old cowboys but a sector where success is tied directly to user (...)

Logistics 26/02/2019

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 (...)

Listed 21/02/2019

French Covivio boosts 2018 EPRA earnings 6.4% to €381m, 4.5% per shr

Giant French REIT/SIIC Covivio boosted 2018 EPRA earnings 6.4%yy to €381m group share, and 4.5% to €5.08 per share, exceeding guidance of 3%. In its results release, the firm (...)

Finance 07/02/2019

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 (...)

Housing 29/11/2018

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 (...)

Finance 23/11/2018

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 (...)

Retail 20/11/2018

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 (...)

Finance 08/11/2018

AEW expands German platform with acquisition of Hypoport Invest

Real assets manager AEW has acquired Hypoport Invest, a unit of Berlin's listed Hypoport group, adding a German regulated capability to its pan-European investment (...)

Housing 24/09/2018

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 (...)

Finance 11/09/2018

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 (...)