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Christophe Kullmann

Listed 23/07/2020

"Covivio has no intention of changing its strategy in the hotel business."

Business Immo: What is your assessment for the 1st half of 2020? Christophe Kullmann: In this very special context marked by the health crisis, Covivio's (...)

Listed 22/07/2020

Covivio’s offices and residential performances hold up in H1 2020, but hotels suffer from the crisis

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Covivio reported rental income of €302m for H1 2020 (vs €439m in H1 2019), up 1.9% on a like for like basis (...)

Listed 20/03/2020

"Covid-19: More than ever, we need to be able to listen and be agile"

Despite the coronavirus epidemic, Paris-based REIT/SIIC Covivio is continuing its takeover bid for the German company Godewind, which was launched in mid-February and in (...)

Office 17/02/2020

“With the acquisition of Godewin, Germany becomes our 3rd office exposure”

Covivio has just completed a €1.2bn takeover bid for Godewin, a German listed real estate company specialising in office property. A strategic investment that (...)

Office 14/02/2020

French Covivio to launch takeover offer for Godewind Immobilien

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Covivio announced its decision to launch a voluntary public takeover offer for all shares in Godewind Immobilien AG, a listed office property (...)

Listed 25/07/2019

French Covivio 1H AUM up 2.8%; on track for full year despite lower net

Paris-based REIT/SIIC Covivio's portfolio value rose 2.8% in the first half and, despite lower net income at €355m, said it is well on its way to (...)

Finance 18/04/2019

New actors on the European stage

“When it comes to equity, European real estate is like a busy nightclub – as soon as one group leaves, another seems to be (...)

Listed 17/04/2019

France's REIT association elects Maryse Aulagnon as president

France's REIT/SIIC association FSIF has elected Maryse Aulagnon, founder of the Affine group, as president in succession to Covivio CEO Christophe Kullmann. FSIF (Fédération des Sociétés Immobilières et Foncières) represents around 35 real estate investment trusts that (...)

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 (...)

Office 19/10/2018

Milan office in huge demand as occupier needs change fast

Supply of modern Grade A office real estate in Italy's business centre Milan is tighter than ever, but tracking shifting occupier needs is the (...)

Listed 18/10/2018

French Covivio ready to grow France/Italy office, Euro hotels, German resi

French REIT/SIIC Covivio, the renamed Foncière des Régions in the process of simplifying its structure, aims to expand in three focus segments, France/Italy office, (...)

Listed 20/07/2018

After 1H rebranding, €1.7bn acquisitions, Covivio still has strong ambitions - Kullmann

French REIT/SIIC Covivio has had an eventful 2018 thus far, assuming a new identity and making a major move into the British hotel sector. Long-time CEO (...)

Listed 29/05/2018

French Foncière des Régions renames as Covivio to reflect European reach

One of France's largest REIT/SIICs, Foncière des Régions managing €21bn in office, residential and hotel property, is changing its name to Covivio to reflect its truly (...)

Listed 20/04/2018

French FdR in merger offer for Italy's Beni Stabili; to change name

Giant French REIT/SIIC Foncière des Régions is in talks with Italy's Beni Stabili, its 52.4%-owned Italian office unit, to merge the latter into the group on the (...)

Hospitality 27/03/2018

French Foncière des Régions confirms talks to buy 14 British 4/5-Star hotels

Diversified French REIT/SIIC Foncière des Régions has confirmed it is in talks to acquire a portfolio of 14 British hotels from the US-based Starwood Capital group. The portfolio (...)

Finance 15/02/2018

French Foncière des Régions boosts 2017 net 10% to €391m, sees favourable 2018

Diversified French REIT/SIIC Foncière des Régions last year raised net recurring income by 10% to €391m, and will propose a 2.3% dividend increase to (...)