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Career 01/07/2020

Immobel Executive Chairman Marnix Galle appointed as ULI Europe Chairman

Marnix Galle, executive chairman of Belgian developer, Immobel, has been appointed as ULI Europe Chairman. Succeeding Juergen Fenk, member of the executive board, SIGNA (...)

Retail 03/12/2019

Commerz Real acquires 20% stake in 10 German Kaufhof stores

Commerz Real, part of Germany's Commerzbank, has taken a 20% stake in 10 Kaufhof department stores, intending to develop them and boost value together (...)

Listed 27/11/2019

Austria's Immofinanz, S Immo abandon long-held plans to merge

Two Austrian listed real estate firms which nearly four years ago announced they would merge activities, and bought each other's equity in preparation, have called (...)

Office 13/11/2019

RFR, Signa jointly acquire Frankfurt, Rotterdam portfolio from Allianz

Two of Europe's most powerful private real estate groups, Austria's Signa and New York-based RFR are jointly acquiring a top-end office/retail portfolio from Allianz (...)

Listed 12/11/2019

Austria's CA Immo sells 4m Immofinanz shares for €111m

Austria's CA Immobilien has disposed of just over 4m shares in Austrian peer Immofinanz, around 4.0% of the latter's equity, worth an aggregate value (...)

Listed 28/10/2019

Pecik, Ketterer buy 10% in Vienna's S IMMO, amid merger talks with Immofinanz

Two Austrian and Swiss investors Ronny Pecik and Norbert Ketterer have acquired a 10% shareholding in S IMMO amid the Vienna firm’s merger talks with peer Immofinanz. S IMMO (...)

Finance 13/09/2019

Austria's Signa raises €1.2bn in fresh equity, eyeing acquisitions

Austria's privately-held Signa group is executing two capital increases, of €700m and €500m, earmarking proceeds for acquisitions and boosting liquidity reserves over €1bn. The first (...)

Finance 22/07/2019

Madison takes 5% in Austrian Signa's €12.5bn holding in German Kaufhof stores

US-based Madison International has taken a 5% stake in Austrian Signa group's €12.5bn vehicle holding the German Kaufhof stores, plus another 27 trophy assets (...)

Office 21/02/2019

New York's Seagram Building is a favourite, RFR's Fuchs tells Quo Vadis

Michael Fuchs, co-founder of RFR Holding, says New York's Seagram Building is his favourite asset for architectural reasons. Bought at $375m in 1999, it (...)

Listed 05/04/2018

Vienna’s Immofinanz returns to €181m net profit in 2017, excluding Russian operations

Austrian property group Immofinanz last year turned into profit, excluding discontinued operations, with net earnings of €181m reversing a pro-forma €147m loss for 2016. Including these (...)

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 (...)

Office 11/01/2018

German 2017 CRE investment hits record €57bn, 2018 to depend on rates, bonds - JLL

Investment in German commercial property last year hit €56.8 bn, shattering the prior record set in 2015 by €1.7 bn, and up 7% from (...)

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. (...)