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» Chronological View: " Switzerland " «

Peach Property closes record-breaking year

Peach Property Group posts a new record high for earnings before taxes based on preliminary, unaudited numbers. Amounting to around CHF 109 million, earnings before taxes were about 90% above the prior year level of CHF 56.9 million. Growth drivers were a significant portfolio extension, substantial improvements of the portfo...
Wednesday, 12. February 2020

Signa and Central Group acquire Globus

In a 50:50 joint venture, Signa and Central Group acquire the Swiss luxury department store chain „GLOBUS “, along with eight associated real estate properties at top inner-city locations from the Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund (MGB). With Globus and the locations of Signa and Central Group in Germany, Italy, Denmark and soon al...
Friday, 7. February 2020

Orascom appoints Samih Sawiris as interim CEO

Orascom Development Holding (ODH) provides an update regarding the management of the company following the tragic loss of its CEO Khaled Bichara #link(53918)#. Samih Sawiris will assume the role of Executive Chairman to lead the Executive Management for an interim period until the appointment of a new CEO. He will lead and be...
Wednesday, 5. February 2020

Orascom-CEO Khaled Bichara dies in a car accident

It is with great sadness that Orascom Development Holding announces that Khaled Bichara, CEO, has suddenly passed away in an accident. On behalf of our Board of Directors, management team and employees, we extend our most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Khaled's family. Our thoughts are with them at this most difficult ...
Monday, 3. February 2020

Visionapartments buys Hotel Fox in Lucerne

Continuing its expansion course, Visionapartments is adding another property to its portfolio. The company purchased the Hotel Fox in Lucerne and developed 60 fully furnished rooms, partly with kitchenettes. In addition to the accommodation, the building will offer a sauna and an external restaurant. The key location in close...
Friday, 24. January 2020

MünchenerHyp issues the first green senior non-preferred bond

Yesterday, Münchener Hypothekenbank eG (MünchenerHyp) announced that it issued a green senior non-preferred bond with a volume of 240 million Swiss francs. It was the first time a green security in this asset class was issued in the Swiss capital market.
Tuesday, 21. January 2020

HR Group acquires Mövenpick lease-portfolio from Accor

HR Group announces the acquisition of a lease-portfolio from Accor as part of a sale & management-back agreement. The transaction entails 16 hotels under the Mövenpick brand in Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands totaling 3,696 rooms. The portfolio includes three pipeline properties which will open early 2020. All 16 hot...
Tuesday, 17. December 2019

Swiss Life increases AuM by 6.8 %

Swiss Life Asset Managers reports positive results for its real estate business in the first half of 2019. The real estate business has continued to grow: at the end of June 2019, Swiss Life Asset Managers managed real estate across Europe worth a total of €86.5 billion. That corresponds to an increase of €5.5 billion (+6.8 %...
Tuesday, 8. October 2019

ISG appoints Aydin Karaduman as Managing Director Europe

ISG has appointed Aydin Karaduman (54) as new Managing Director Europe. The newly created position is following the best result in the company's history last year and the planned expansion of business in continental Europe, especially in the core areas of office, retail and data centres. Karaduman, former CEO of DIC Asset AG ...
Friday, 4. October 2019

Catella flagship fund raises €90 million for diversifying

Catella European Residential I (CER I), launched in 2007 as the first institutional property fund to invest specifically in residential assets across European markets, has raised €90 million in just one day from existing investors. Berlin-based investment advisor Catella Residential Investment Management (CRIM) will place the...
Monday, 9. September 2019

SevenCapital partners with GWM to offer affordable UK investments to Swiss investors

The Swiss arm of Guardian Wealth Management (GWM) has partnered with SevenCapital to expand its investment offering to Swiss based clients. The company has found previous success for clients through a partnership between the two businesses at its long-established base in the UAE. SevenCapital’s recent move into the Swiss mark...
Friday, 30. August 2019

Peach Property portfolio reaches record level

Peach Property Group has increased the market value of its real estate portfolio in the first half of 2019 to a new high of slightly more than CHF 793 million thanks to increased investments in the real estate portfolio. Compared with the end of the first half of 2018, this is an increase of a good 35 percent, and more than 6...
Friday, 23. August 2019

RFR celebrates market entry in Switzerland

RFR Holding GmbH completed its first real estate deal in Switzerland at the beginning of July. The deal took place in one of the world's most famous high streets and an area that is rated as „Switzerland's“ premium location - Bahnhofstrasse 52 in Zurich. „It is very nice that we have succeeded in gaining a foothold in Switzer...
Monday, 29. July 2019

Züblin to acquire an office building in Zurich-Oerlikon

On 15 April 2019, Züblin acquired a co-ownership share in an office and retail property in Zurich-Oerlikon. This acquisition – the first of its kind since 2008 and following the completion of the restructuring process – demonstrates Züblin's endeavours to growth through carefully selected investments.
Monday, 27. May 2019

AEW appoints Bianca Kraus as Director of Investor Relations

AEW has appointed Bianca Kraus as a Director of Investor Relations with responsibility for German-speaking clients. Kraus will be based in Munich and will sit within the international Investor Relations team, with responsibility for building and managing relationships with institutional investors in Germany, Austria and Switz...
Thursday, 11. April 2019

Peach Property with best result in the company’s history

Peach Property Group has recorded a significant increase in its profits according to its finalised figures for fiscal year 2018, and thus a new record-breaking figure. The preliminary figures published in February 2019 have been fully confirmed. Significantly higher rental income compared to the previous year, value-adding as...
Thursday, 21. March 2019

Swiss Life AM reports further growth

Swiss Life Asset Managers reports positive results for its real estate business in 2018. Last year, the asset management company reported a real estate transaction volume throughout Europe amounting to around €10 billion. A total of roughly €7.6 billion in residential and commercial real estate was acquired in the Swiss, Fren...
Friday, 15. March 2019

Empira launches new €500 million debt fund

The Empira Group is launching the new “Empira Real Estate Finance Fund IV“, the company’s fourth debt fund by now. “The new fund offers an innovative Joint-Venture-approach,“ explains Lahcen Knapp, CEO of the Empira Group. The product combines mezzanine capital with relatively low current interest rates and a share in the fin...
Friday, 8. March 2019