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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 (...)

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 08/04/2019

French CDC Habitat's new social housing unit sets 10yr target of additional 40,000

CDC Habitat, France's largest residential landlord, is aiming with its new social housing unit to produce 40,000 more units by 2029 to add to (...)

Housing 07/03/2019

Vonovia still eyeing France, Sweden, NL - keen to grow outside Germany

German residential giant Vonovia is keen to grow beyond Germany, especially in France, Sweden and the Netherlands, and is at pains to combat European public doubts (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

Finance 15/01/2019

French CDC's Ampere and Swiss Life raise €650m to close the Vesta deal

French Ampere Gestion, a CDC Habitat subsidiary, and Swiss Life Asset Managers announced that it had successfully secured funding of €650m to close the (...)

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 (...)

Housing 03/12/2018

French railways to invest €3bn in new housing, refurbishments

ICF Habitat, the housing arm of French railway SNCF which this year sold off a €1.4bn portfolio in a landmark deal, aims to invest €3bn (...)

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

CDC Habitat, Swiss Life confirm group buy of SNCF resi portfolio

Following a BIE report, French CDC Habitat and Swiss Life Asset Managers have confirmed that their group, which includes Germany's Vonovia and two state pension funds, (...)

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 12/10/2018

Vonovia confirms 10% stake in CDC Habitat's SNCF resi portfolio buy

Germany's giant listed housing group Vonovia, responding to a BIE report, has confirmed it has a 10% stake in the consortium led by CDC (...)

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 (...)

Housing 15/06/2018

French CDC Habitat takes stake in 63,000-unit northern social housing firm

CDC Habitat, the housing manager of French state financing institution CDC and partner of Germany's giant Vonovia group, is to take a 34% stake in Maisons (...)

Housing 04/06/2018

German Union/ZBI resi fund increases to €781m AUM, eyes €1bn soon

The German residential investment fund managed jointly by cooperative banking manager Union Investment Real Estate and ZBI has boosted assets by €260m to €781m, and the (...)

Housing 03/05/2018

German Vonovia offers €898m for Sweden's Victoria Park, topping Starwood

Europe's largest listed housing company, Germany's Vonovia, is making its first foray outside the German-speaking world, bidding €898m, SEK38 per share, for Sweden's Victoria Park in a (...)

Housing 20/04/2018

Is Germany's Vonovia bidding for French SNCF's 4,000-unit resi portfolio?

In a deal being watched at home and abroad, French railway SNCF is selling a portfolio of 4,000 homes in a rare public sector sale that (...)

Listed 06/03/2018

German housing giant Vonovia boosts 2017 FFO by 21% to €921m

Vonovia, Germany's largest housing company, boosted FFO1 by 21% to €920.8m in 2017 due to organic, internal growth but also the integration of Vienna-based (...)