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Orion completes final closing of Fund V at €1.5billion

Orion Capital Managers has completed the capital raising for its Orion European Real Estate Fund V, with the fund being oversubscribed resulting in a total of €1.5 billion of investor equity commitments. Orion again enjoyed the support of many long term investors with the initial Fund V closing in late December 2016 and the f...
Donnerstag, 23. März 2017

Fess Wofse appointed as new CFO for Thor Equities

Thor Equities has appointed Fess Wofse as Chief Financial Officer. Wofse will be responsible for all global finance operations at Thor Equities including managing and reporting on the performance of the company and its investments, as well as overseeing Thor’s accounting and risk management departments.
Mittwoch, 22. März 2017

The Supervisory Board of Unibail-Rodamco will elect its new Chairman

Due to the successive mandates as a member of the Supervisory Board, Rob ter Haar will cease his responsibilities as Chairman and member of the Supervisory Board of Unibail-Rodamco at the General Meeting of April 25, 2017. A Dutch national, Ter Haar has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Unibail-Rodamco since 2007, a...
Freitag, 17. März 2017

MSCI reassesses the Solvency Capital Requirement

MSCI published an update of its 2011 study aimed at reassessing the Solvency Capital Requirement (SCR) adopted by the European Insurance and Occupational Pension Authority (EIOPA) in 2010 for real estate investment portfolios held by European insurance companies. The updated study confirms the original finding that the curren...
Mittwoch, 15. März 2017

Performance of Pan-European Property Funds Moderates in 2016

MSCI Inc. announced that Pan-Europe property funds delivered a net fund return of 2.3% in the last quarter of 2016, as indicated in the IPD Pan-Europe Quarterly Property Fund Index. This records performance for the 12 months to December 2016 at 4.7%, slowing down from 5.3% in September 2016 and 10.4% in December 2015. Despite...
Dienstag, 14. März 2017

Debt fund Deka Realkredit Klassik acquires finance for office building in Los Angeles

The Deka Realkredit Klassik debt fund has acquired a senior USD 20 million tranche of a commercial real estate loan from DekaBank. This tranche is part of an overall financing package of USD 94 million (€88.30 Million), which DekaBank has granted for the purchase of the Class A office property 915 Wilshire in Los Angeles to a...
Dienstag, 14. März 2017

AXA IM - Real Assets completes record €13.6 billion of 2016 transactions

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets completed a record high in 2016 with €13.6 billion of global equity and debt transactions on behalf of its clients, and that it expects similar transaction levels in 2017. Acquisition activity in 2017 is set to include further investment in student and retirement accommodation, data centr...
Dienstag, 14. März 2017
Madison appoints  Matthias Cordier as Head of Investment

Madison appoints Matthias Cordier as Head of Investment

Madison International Realty, the real estate private equity firm based in New York, plans to strengthen their presence in German speaking and Southern European real estate markets and has appointed Matthias Cordier as Head of Investment – Germany.
Montag, 13. März 2017

James Smith joins Thor Equities as Director, Asset Management

Thor Equities has announced the appointment of James Smith as Executive Director, Asset Management. An MRICS qualified investment expert focused on pan-European real estate, Mr. Smith has sourced, executed and run billions of euros worth of transactions in Western, Central and Eastern Europe over the past two decades. 
Freitag, 10. März 2017

Student housing on the rise in Europe

The new Catella Market Tracker, Student Housing in Europe 2017, shows that almost no other market is currently attracting as much investor attention as student housing. However, the differences across Europe are still quite large, which creates exceptional opportunities in this relatively young asset class. 
Freitag, 10. März 2017

European CRE debt stock stable at €1.1trillion

The problem legacy debt that has been troubling the European CRE market since the Global Financial Crisis continues to get smaller by the year, according to a new report from CBRE. Just 9% of outstanding debt now dates back to 2007 or earlier – compared with 13% at the end of 2015 and 18% at the end of 2014. The pool of outst...
Freitag, 10. März 2017

Three companies accepted to the EPRA Developed Europe Index

Custodian REIT, GCP Student Living and Retail Estates were accepted yesterday for inclusion in the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Europe Index, raising the total number of its constituents to 104. The effective date of the inclusion is 20 March 2017. Retail Estates’ share price had a strong opening following the announcement.
Dienstag, 7. März 2017

AXA IM - Real Assets completes acquisition of a Grade A office building in Brisbane

A Sydney-based subsidiary of AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets, Eureka - Real Assets, has completed the acquisition of the landmark Green Square South Tower, an office building in Brisbane, Australia. The acquisition was made on behalf of a leading South Korean pension fund and validates AXA IM - Real Assets' strategy of ...
Montag, 6. März 2017

Tom Lisiecki appointed Citycon’s Chief Development Officer

Tom Lisiecki has been appointed Citycon Oyj’s Chief Development Officer (CDO) and member of the Corporate Management Committee. Lisiecki (b. 1979) is a Canadian and Polish citizen and has a Bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Toronto, Canada, and an executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Chicago, U...
Freitag, 3. März 2017

AXA IM- Real Assets fundraising reaches €8 billion of capital commitments in 2016

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has raised a record c.€8 billion of capital during 2016, the most it has ever raised in a single year and that it has raised c.€800 million for AXA CoRE Europe Fund. Total capital commitments were received throughout the year from an increasingly diverse range of small, medium, large thir...
Donnerstag, 2. März 2017
JLL appoints Neil Murray as CEO of its Corporate Solutions business

JLL appoints Neil Murray as CEO of its Corporate Solutions business

JLL has appointed Neil Murray as CEO of its Corporate Solutions business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with immediate effect. JLL's Corporate Solutions partners with companies from all industries across the world to improve their real estate performance. Through its real estate strategy, technology and services...
Donnerstag, 2. März 2017