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Office 21/02/2020

Why BlackRock believes so strongly in France

With the recent acquisition of the Voltaire Tower, US wealth management giant BlackRock shows more than ever that it has a passion for French real (...)

Listed 11/09/2019

South African Vukile said eyeing bid for Spain's Lar Espana REIT

South African fund Vukile Property is said to be preparing a takeover bid for Spanish listed shopping centre REIT/SOCIMI Lar Espana, probably via its Castellana affiliate in Spain. Vukile, present in the (...)

Office 09/09/2019

Henderson Park, Swiss Life said buying Munich's Kustermannpark for €350m

In what would be its third major purchase in as many months, the UK's Henderson Park is reported close to be acquiring, with Swiss (...)

Finance 25/03/2019

BlackRock acquires Paris Proptech firm eFront for $1.3bn

Paris-based Proptech firm eFront, which offers technology solutions for managing alternatives' investments, has been acquired by US investment giant BlackRock for $1.3bn. The French firm, one of the (...)

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 (...)

Office 02/11/2018

Merkel's twilight of gods moment may bring 'German Macron' to power

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel steps back from power, the twilight of the gods has begun. But while it will sweep away many of (...)

Listed 29/08/2018

With 1H FFO up 35%yy at €29m, Warsaw's GTC sees healthy CEE demand

Warsaw's listed commercial property developer and investor GTC boosted funds from operations 35%yy in the first half to €29m, and said healthy demand for (...)

Finance 11/04/2018

Spanish Hispania manager Azora announces IPO; €700m reported capital raise

Spain's Azora, the external manager of REIT/SOCIMI Hispania and other real estate firms, confirmed Wednesday that it is planning its own stock market flotation. Reports say it (...)

Office 13/02/2018

Brexit impact on Paris office slight but Macron, Grand Paris very positive - GCI

The impact on Paris office property of the UK's plans to leave the EU has so far been slight but the better investment climate (...)

Retail 22/01/2018

Unicredit real asset manager WealthCap plans 50% AUM rise to €15bn

WealthCap, the Munich-based real assets' manager of the Unicredit bank group, aims to boost AUM by half to €15bn by 2020, and MD Gabriele (...)