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Listed 27/03/2018

Austria's Immofinanz rejects unsolicited US Starwood offer at €2.10 shr

Austria's listed property group Immofinanz has rejected an unsolicited partial offer for a 5% stake made by the US-based Starwood Capital group in parallel to a bid for (...)

Listed 22/03/2018

US Starwood Capital launches bid for 26% of Austrian CA, stake in Immofinanz

US private equity firm Starwood Capital Group has launched a bid to acquire 26% in Austrian listed CA Immo and also a stake of up to (...)

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 (...)

Listed 01/03/2018

Austrian CRE 'champion' still possible after S Immo ups Immofinanz stake to 12%

An 'Austrian champion' in listed commercial property may still be on the cards despite Immofinanz on Wednesday hinting it will drop plans to merge with CA Immo. (...)

Listed 28/02/2018

Austrian Immofinanz: CA Immo merger may not happen, may sell shares

The merger of Austrian listed groups Immofinanz and CA Immobilien, in planning for around two years, may not happen, Immofinanz has announced. Talks will remain suspended and (...)

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 08/02/2018

Vienna's Signa withdraws €3bn Kaufhof offer after Canadian Hudsons Bay rejection

Just two days after appointing a new CEO, Canadian retailer Hudsons Bay this week announced its rejection of an unsolicited offer for German store (...)

Finance 02/01/2018

Austria's Erste sells strategic S Immo stake to shareholder Pecik, supported by Benko

In a last-minute action in 2017, Austria's Erste Group Bank sold its long-held 10% strategic stake in listed Vienna-based S Immo to existing shareholder (...)

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. (...)