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Finance 19/12/2018

UK's GreenOak, Canadian Sun Life's Bentall agree $940m merger

In a deal valued at $940m, the UK's GreenOak Real Estate, founded by ex-Morgan Stanley executives John Carrafiell and Sonny Kalsi, is to merge (...)

Finance 22/06/2018

TPG's Cushman & Wakefield IPO said aiming at $1bn to help cover debt

TPG, the US opportunity fund owner of Cushman & Wakefield, has launched the global commercial real estate adviser's initial public offering which, US media report, (...)

Housing 04/06/2018

US Round Hill makes first Finland resi buy at 3,263 units; to seek more

US-based opportunity real estate manager Round Hill Capital has made its first residential purchase in Finland, buying 3,263 units in 106 buildings from Helsinki (...)

Logistics 11/05/2018

Blackstone's $7.6bn Gramercy takeover includes European unit

Giant US-based manager Blackstone is acquiring US REIT Gramercy Property Trust in a deal valued at €6.4bn ($7.6bn) that includes Gramercy Europe, a London-based (...)

Retail 27/04/2018

German Universal, US Hines pay €600m for Paris Champs-Elysées store for BVK

Germany's Universal Investment and US-based wealth manager Hines have paid nearly €600m to purchase Apple's future head office and new concept store on Paris' prestigious avenue des (...)

Housing 14/02/2018

German Instone gets listing placement away at base of range to raise €428m

German residential developer Instone set its private placement stock market listing price at €21.50, the bottom end of an offered range, and said it has placed (...)

Finance 06/02/2018

Theuriau steps down from French Altarea Cogedim to launch European fund

Stéphane Theuriau, co-CEO of French REIT/SIIC Altarea Cogedim and head of its Cogedim unit, is to leave the Paris-based group to launch a new business with the creation (...)

Housing 02/02/2018

German resi developer Instone eyes value of €943m as it starts listing placement

German residential developer Instone has set the price range for its private placement stock exchange listing at €21.50 to €25.50 per share, giving an capitalisation of (...)

Office 01/02/2018

Berlin Sony Center an attractive buy even if not a 10% yield - ULI Europe Conf.

Berlin's Sony Center will not yield the 10% that Canada's Oxford Properties usually targets in real estate but was nonetheless an attractive purchase due to the (...)

Housing 22/01/2018

German housing developer Instone confirms IPO; said likely in first quarter

German residential property developer Instone Real Estate, formed last year by the Jersey-based ActivumSG, has confirmed that it intends to list its shares on (...)

Finance 09/01/2018

Spanish Colonial bid on track after Axiare board votes in favour

The takeover bid by Spain's REIT/SOCIMI Colonial for its smaller peer Axiare Patrimonio remains on track after Axiare's board voted in favour and its CEO said he will (...)

Office 19/11/2017

Vienna’s Millennium Tower said acquired above 3.7% by Cologne’s Art-Invest

Cologne-based Art-Invest Real Estate said it will seek more assets in Austria after its first purchase there of Vienna’s Millennium Tower on the banks of the (...)

Retail 18/10/2017

Berlin’s Sony Center: N. American weight of capital outweighs even Korean

If anyone still doubts if European commercial property yields will fall further it’s certainly not Oxford Properties and New York-based Madison who last month signed to (...)

Office 09/10/2017

Intense grab for assets as Expo Real attendance smashes record

The mood at Expo Real was extremely intense this year. New companies and alliances are forming. Big Deals are happening in a grab for assets. 41,500 (...)