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Hospitality 21/12/2017

Spanish REIT Hispania to pay €165m for seven resort hotels

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Hispania has signed an option to acquire, for €165m, seven hotels of the Alua Hotels & Resorts chain on the Balearic and Canary islands (...)

Hospitality 12/12/2017

French Batipart's €70m new Spanish hotel buy is part of 3-tier strategy - Ruggieri

Just over a month after floating a hotel REIT/SOCIMI on the Spanish stock market, Batipart, the French Ruggieri family's holding firm, has paid €70m to (...)

Finance 30/11/2017

Spain's Colonial raises another €416m for Axiare bid in accelerated rights issue

Hard on the heels of an €800m bond issuance to help finance its €1.46bn bid for peer Axiare, Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Colonial has added another €416m to (...)

Finance 03/11/2017

Ruggieris’ Spanish tourism REIT Elaia listed with €119m market cap

Elaia, the Spanish REIT/SOCIMI launched by the France-based Ruggieri family to target the Spanish resort sector, listed Thursday on Elaia Investment Spain (MAB) with (...)

Office 02/11/2017

Spain’s Hispania postpones €500m office disposal to Swiss Life

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Hispania has postponed the disposal of its remaining office assets to the first quarter 2018 due to uncertainty over Catalonia. Reports suggest (...)

Hospitality 20/10/2017

Gold in Spanish resort hotels (1): First mover Hispania tracked by Blackstone, Ruggieri

Gold has been discovered in Spanish resort hotels and REIT/SOCIMI Hispania is the first in the ‘rush’. But other fast movers are close behind. They include Blackstone, (...)

Listed 18/10/2017

Material news from the European listed universe: Unibail, Hypoport, Colonial

Ahead of third quarter results, which will be upon us starting this week, here are some selected actions and calls that are material to (...)

Housing 11/10/2017

Grab for assets 2: Large funds in frenetic search for Spanish residential land

The largest Spanish property developers, many of them controlled by foreign investment funds, are competing at an almost frenetic pace to acquire zoned residential (...)

Office 01/10/2017

Bringing REITs under AIFMD seen counterproductive for Portugal

Bringing REITs under the European Union’s AIFMD directive would be counterproductive in Portugal, which has announced their introduction, says a senior executive of Spain’s (...)

Housing 01/10/2017

Portugal to introduce REITs to attract capital into housing

Portugal intends to introduce legislation establishing REITs next year, aiming in particular to attract private capital into housing. Foreign investors will also be welcomed. Antonio (...)