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Swiss Life Asset Managers

Career 02/11/2020

Swiss Life AM appoints Valérie de Robillard as Head of Real Assets ESG

Swiss Life Asset Managers has announced the appointment of Valérie de Robillard as Director ESG actifs reels. By creating this new position, the Swiss (...)

Finance 14/09/2020

Swiss Life AM launches €1bn European industrial and logistics fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has the launch of a new investment vehicle focused on European industrial and logistics real estate. The new Luxembourg fund, (...)

Office 03/03/2020

French commercial real estate hits record highs in 2019

To say the French commercial real estate market finished the year strong to beat its 2018 record would be an understatement. “A year-end rally (...)

Housing 07/11/2019

Swiss Life AM launches European Living mutual fund distributed by Deka

Swiss Life Asset Managers has launched the open-ended mutual property fund Swiss Life REF (DE) European Living to be distributed by Deka Bank, aiming (...)

Finance 29/10/2019

Swiss Life AM unveils European Thematic Income & Growth Fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has launched the European Thematic Income & Growth Fund, a Luxembourg SICAV aimed at a diversified core/core-plus strategy, mainly for (...)

Finance 08/10/2019

Swiss Life Asset Managers grows European real estate portfolio to €86bn

Swiss Life Asset Managers, part of the Zurich-based insurer, continues to grow its real estate portfolio, holding €86.5bn, 6.8% or €5.5bn more than at (...)

Housing 12/09/2019

Germany's Deka, Swiss Life win approval for European Living fund cooperation

Germany's Deka and Zurich's Swiss Life Asset Managers have won approval for an open-ended real estate fund, Swiss Life REF (DE) European Living. In the (...)

Office 09/09/2019

Henderson Park, Swiss Life said buying Munich's Kustermannpark for €350m

In what would be its third major purchase in as many months, the UK's Henderson Park is reported close to be acquiring, with Swiss (...)

Finance 16/07/2019

Swiss Life AM restructures Germany in a Frankfurt holding led by Tina Störmer

Swiss Life Asset Managers has restructured German operations, integrating real estate with securities and other investment management in a new Frankfurt holding company headed (...)

Finance 28/05/2019

German Aurelis's net earnings surge to €263m after Laetitia portfolio sale

Net earnings by German developer Aurelis, controlled by George Soros's Grove, surged to €263.3m last year after its Laetitia portfolio sale, but are unlikely to (...)

Listed 30/04/2019

Spain's Lar to invest €200m in retail after divesting office, logistics

Spanish REIT/SOCIMI Lar España aims to invest around €200m in retail property over the next three years after divesting its offices and logistics assets for €425m. The REIT, (...)

Health / Senior 12/04/2019

French Primonial signs to add two Paris region senior care homes for €72m

French investment manager Primonial REIM has signed to acquire, for €72m, two senior care homes in the Paris region from Swiss Life Asset Managers (...)

Health / Senior 12/04/2019

Icade Santé pays €191m for 12 healthcare assets in France

Icade Santé, the healthcare unit of the French REIT/SIIC Icade group, is investing €191m to acquire 12 medium- and long-term care assets in France. The (...)

Finance 18/03/2019

No sector for old cowboys

A maturity is entering real estate. Recognition that it is not for old cowboys but a sector where success is tied directly to user (...)

Hospitality 18/03/2019

Swiss Life wins approval for €1bn European hotel fund

Swiss Life Asset Managers has now received approval for its Luxembourg fund aimed, as previously reported by BIE, to target €1bn in hotels around (...)

Finance 14/03/2019

European investors are going to beds

"Demographic change, rising house prices and supply shortages have established residential alternatives as desirable investments with positive rental growth prospects," says Savills in its (...)

Finance 13/03/2019

Swiss Life reaches €81bn RE in Europe after €7.6bn added last year

Swiss Life Asset Managers finished with €81bn managed assets in Europe last year after transacting €10bn in total, of which €7.6bn added in Swiss, (...)

Housing 21/02/2019

France's Nexity agrees to produce 8,000 homes for CDC Habitat

France's largest residential developer, listed group Nexity, is boosting sales for professional landlords, and has agreed with state-owned CDC Habitat to produce 5,000 intermediate (...)

Office 15/02/2019

How the €1.7bn Swiss Life/Terreïs mega-office deal came about

The two executives explain the background to one of the largest French transactions in recent years: the acquisition of 28 office assets in the (...)

Office 13/02/2019

Swiss Life's €1.7bn Paris office buy to trigger seller Terreïs privatisation offer

Swiss Life Asset Managers is to pay €1.7bn to acquire a portfolio of 28 Paris CBD office buildings from REIT/SIIC Terreïs, triggering a privatisation offer by (...)