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Finance 19/06/2019

Allianz RE takes debt fund to €1.5bn with €230m sole refinancing of Berlin's Gropius Passage

With a further sole-lender refinancing for the Gropius Passagen mall in Berlin for €230m, Allianz Real Estate has taken its newly launched Luxembourg debt fund to (...)

Retail 06/07/2018

Canada's Hudson's Bay confirms talks with Austrian Signa over Kaufhof

Canadian department store group Hudson's Bay Company has confirmed that it is in talks with Austria's private Signa Holding over possible collaboration on its German Kaufhof chain. In a (...)

Finance 09/03/2018

Benko, S Immo said eyeing creation of Austrian Champion, perhaps including Signa

Speculation in Vienna is growing that Signa boss, the sometimes controversial René Benko, will move soon to try to merge the three quoted property firms S Immo, CA Immo and Immofinanz to (...)

Logistics 06/03/2018

Barings pays €90m for first German logistics asset, seeks more across Europe

Barings Real Estate, part of the US MassMutual insurance group, has paid €90m for an asset near Dortmund owned by a joint venture between M7 Real (...)

Retail 22/02/2018

Karstadt purchase not aimed at creating downtown malls, says Signa's Benko

René Benko, Austria's biggest real estate entrepreneur and owner of the Signa group, says he did not acquire German store chain Karstadt to convert all of them into (...)

Retail 03/11/2017

Kaufhof/Karstadt would be major test of Signa’s entrepreneurial ability

Austria’s private Signa group is well on its way to wiping out memories of the past troubles of its youthful founder René Benko. If (...)

Retail 02/11/2017

Austrian Signa confirms bid for Germany’s Kaufhof from Canadian Hudson’s Bay

The private Vienna-based Signa group confirmed it has submitted a bid to Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Co. to acquire German department store chain Karstadt. (...)