Property manager AEW Europe has opened an office in Madrid after it has acquired four assets in Spain for €153m in the last couple of years. AEW Europe has made these acquisitions for several core and value add funds and mandates. The real estate manager’s assets under management in Spain have reached €343m, the firm targets […]
Property manager AEW has reported it has achieved some €3.8bn of transactions in Europe in 2016, of which €3.2bn were acquisitions, primarily in France and the United Kingdom. In total, AEW has concluded 168 deals in 2016 (93 acquisitions and 75 sales). Three of the five major acquisitions made by AEW were assets based in Paris. […]
AEW Europe, the real estate subsidiary of Natixis Global Asset Management, has announced the completion of its merger with Ciloger, a retail property investment firm owned by La Banque Postale (90%) and CNP Assurances (10%) Natixis and La Banque Postale entered into talks last February to merge their real estate subsidiaries. After the transaction, Natixis […]
Property manager AEW Europe has appointed Sébastien Znaty as head of Residential Asset Management France. He will oversee the implementation of the valuation strategy for the management of residential buildings and will support the development of new products dedicated to residential asset management. Znaty will be based in Paris and will report to Jean-Philippe Gaudin, Head […]
Natixis and La Banque Postale have entered into talks to negotiate the conditions of a merger of their real estate investment subsidiaries, AEW Europe and Ciloger. In a joint statement, the firms said the proposed merger would further consolidate the new entity’s position as one of the leading real estate investment managers in Europe with […]
Property manager AEW Europe has appointed Patrick Meutermans as head of Belgium and the Netherlands. AEW Europe manages €1bn in assets in these markets. The firm bought a portfolio including 50% of Wijnegem and 100% of Waasland’s shopping malls, two of the biggest Belgian shopping malls. Prior to joining the company, Meutermans was country manager […]
A subsidiary of China Investment Corporation (CIC), a Chinese sovereign fund, and affiliates of property manager AEW Europe have completed the acquisition of ten shopping malls from CBRE Global Investors including eight in France and two in Belgium for some €1.3bn. The portfolio was sold on behalf of its CBRE Retail Property Fund France Belgium […]
AEW Europe has appointed Jean-Philippe Gaudin as head of Asset Management in Paris and Thomas Leinberger as director of Asset Management in Frankfurt. Gaudin has almost 20 years of experience in consultancy and asset management in the property sector. He joins from GE Capital Real Estate where he has worked from 2004 to 2011 as head […]
AEW Europe, un des leaders européens du conseil en investissement et de la gestion d’actifs immobiliers pour compte de tiers, lève €1.8 milliards de capitaux en 2012, dont €1.2 milliards de nouveaux mandats, soit +13% par rapport à 2011 sur l’ensemble de ses stratégies de fonds, de mandats grands comptes et clubs deals.
It might be expected that a niche fixed income fund manager will say his asset class is full of promise, but in the case of property debt one prominent specialist fund manager has been joined by a growing number of diversified fixed income managers in his enthusiasm.
Residential markets are reacting in rather different ways to the deteriorating economic climate in Europe’s three main economies – with residential prices expected to increase in Germany and decline in France and the UK except for London.
Natixis Asset Management and AEW Europe have joined forces to launch the Senior European Loan Fund, where investors can benefit from assets attracting priority payment and specific guarantees compared to other forms of subordinated debt.