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Housing 22/05/2019

France's Ampère Gestion sees strong investor interest in €2bn second fund

France's Ampère Gestion is winning strong domestic and foreign investor interest as it heads to the next close of its €2bn intermediate housing fund (...)

Health / Senior 17/05/2019

French CdC bank, CA insurer, Korian partner to develop 150 senior care homes

France's Credit Agricole insurance and a bank owned by state financier CdC have formed a joint venture with the private Korian group to develop 150 new senior care (...)

Housing 03/05/2019

France selects Athletes' Village developers for 2024 Paris Olympics

France has selected the companies which will be assigned to develop the Athletes' Village for the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics. The infrastructure is planned (...)

Housing 02/05/2019

French notaries see urban property dynamic spreading to countryside

The dynamism in France's housing property market, mainly confined to large cities until now, is beginning to spread to more rural areas, says the (...)

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 (...)

Finance 11/04/2019

French state's CdC posts 2018 earnings largely unchanged at €3.3bn

After a year marked by introduction of a new strategic plan, French state financial institution CdC reported aggregated earnings for last year of €3.3bn, (...)

Finance 05/04/2019

Impact investing with ecological, social standards said at 5%, growing fast

Impact investing, limiting capital allocations to strategies that meet ecological and social guidelines, is now pursued by some 5% of global institutions. But more (...)

Finance 14/03/2019

European investors are going to beds

"Demographic change, rising house prices and supply shortages have established residential alternatives as desirable investments with positive rental growth prospects," says Savills in its (...)

Housing 21/02/2019

France's Nexity agrees to produce 8,000 homes for CDC Habitat

France's largest residential developer, listed group Nexity, is boosting sales for professional landlords, and has agreed with state-owned CDC Habitat to produce 5,000 intermediate (...)

Listed 18/02/2019

French Icade boosts 2018 attributable net 19% to €155m

French office, business parks and healthcare REIT Icade, partly state-owned, grew net attributable profit by nearly 19% to €154.9m last year and will propose (...)

Housing 16/01/2019

France’s CDC Habitat is reorganizing by merging several entities

France's CDC Habitat, the housing firm of state financial institution Caisse des Dépôts, has initiated the implementation of its "Trajectoire 2022" transformation plan, resulting (...)

Housing 11/01/2019

French CDC's Ampère raises €900m commitments for new housing fund

French Ampère Gestion, part of French state financier CdC which led the first-ever takeover of a public sector housing portfolio last summer for €1.4bn, has raised (...)

Listed 04/01/2019

French Icade closes €98.8m sale of Paris Issy-les-Moulineaux HQ

French REIT/SIIC Icade said it closed, just before year end, the €98.8m sale of its headquarters building Open in Issy-les-Moulineaux, a growing office quarter (...)

Office 03/12/2018

French Icade closes €434m sale of Paris region business parks

Following a sale commitment signed in October, French REIT/SIIC Icade on Monday closed the €434m sale of three business parks in the Paris region (...)

Housing 13/11/2018

Why we acquired the SNCF/Vesta housing portfolio

Swiss Life Asset Managers and Ampère Gestion, a unit of French state institution CdC, were revealed last month as winners of the largest French (...)

Housing 12/10/2018

Foreign ownership in French housing is no cause for concern

The participation of Germany's Vonovia and Zurich's Swiss Life in the winning bid for French SNCF's housing portfolio is good for Europe, good for France – (...)

Housing 10/10/2018

France's CDC, backed by Germany's Vonovia, said winner of SNCF housing at €1.4bn

With a near €1.4bn bid, France's CDC Habitat, backed by two state pension funds and Germany's Vonovia, has won the 4,000-unit housing portfolio sold (...)

Finance 31/08/2018

France's merger of insurer CNP, La Poste aims at new strategy, stemming losses

The French government is to table new legislation to merge state-controlled insurer CNP Assurances with La Poste, hoping to set a new strategy for (...)

Health / Senior 23/07/2018

France’s Icade boosts 1H earnings, guidance, eyes euro healthcare REIT

French REIT/SIIC Icade increased EPRA earnings from property investment by 6.9% to €155.9m in first half 2018, raised guidance for cash-flow, and said it aims to (...)

Health / Senior 06/07/2018

France's Icade makes first nursing home investment, at €189m

French REIT/SIIC Icade has signed to make its first investment in the nursing home segment, acquiring 14 domestic healthcare properties for €189m from the (...)