News Article Blackstone EPP investment Poland retail
by Ákos Budai | Investment

Echo Polska Properties (EPP) has concluded a preliminary acquisition agreement with two real estate funds managed by Blackstone, to acquire 4 retail properties for €166.57 million. The properties are Galeria Twierdza in Klodzko (€40.67m), Galeria Twierdza in Zamosc (€53.51m), Galeria Tecza in Kalisz (€23.21m) and Wzorcownia Shopping Centre in Wloclawek (€49.17m). 


Prior to the conclusion of the final sale agreement in respect of the transaction, a Cypriot subsidiary of EPP will assume all of EPP’s rights and obligations in respect of the transaction. The purchase consideration of €166.57 million represents an acquisition yield of approximately 7.5%, the company’s statement said.

The transaction is expected to close no earlier than 1 May 2017 and no later than 30 September 2017.