Subsequent to the shareholders' decision in June 2021 to increase the company’s capital, GTC offered 55,000,000 O-series bearer shares. On the back of strong demand, the company eventually sold as many as 88,700,000 shares at PLN 6.40 per share, raising new capital of approx. €123 million.
Péter Számely, Head of Real Estate Finance Department at Austrian mortgage bank HYPO NOE talked to Property Forum about the funding of COVID-resistant property assets and the growth potential of markets in Central and Eastern Europe.
Hungarian developer Infogroup has closed a successful bond issue as part of the National Bank of Hungary's (MNB) Bond Funding for Growth Scheme. During the rating procedure, the group was assigned BB- and the bond was rated BB. The funds raised through the bond issue will be used to carry out industrial property projects.
Romanian real estate developer One United Properties has announced a capital increase of up to €70 million. Following the General Meeting of Shareholders on 28 September, the capital increase was approved at a €380 million pre-money valuation and up to €450 million post-money valuation.
spaceOS has announced a new capital raise totalling €2.5 million. The latest funding comes after Austrian commercial real estate group Immofinanz took a €2 million stake in spaceOS, further strengthening the firms’ partnership, following a deal in December to roll-out the spaceOS platform across the group’s entire portfolio. Existing investors BeyondBuild also contributed an additional €0.5 million to this funding round.
New Work, a CEE-based flexible office space provider, launches its Series C capital increase. Its business focus will be on the development of services that address the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to expand its investment portfolio and implement its growth strategy, Hungarian investor-developer Wing has raised €156 million (HUF 54.7 billion) within the framework of the Central Bank of Hungary’s Funding for Growth Scheme. Corporate bonds subscribed by the central bank and other institutional investors have a maturity of 10 years and a yield of 3.56 percent.
VGP, a European provider of high-quality logistics and semi-industrial real estate, has successfully priced an offering of €200 million in gross proceeds by means of a private placement of new ordinary shares via an accelerated bookbuild offering to international institutional investors of 2.00 million new shares (approximately 10.8% of the company's outstanding shares on completion of the offering) at an issue price of €100.00 per share, representing a discount of 4.58% compared to the last traded price of the company’s share on 21 April 2020 of €104.8.
Samsung R&D Institute Poland has extended the lease agreement for its office space in Warsaw Spire. During the negotiation process, the tenant was advised by a team of experts from JLL.
The Ministry of Sport and Tourism has leased a space of over 600 sqm in the Królewska Centre at 142 Marszałkowska St. It is an A-class building located in the centre of Warsaw, opposite the Saski Garden. The lease transaction was brokered by Brochocki Law Firm.
Two new tenants have joined Galeria Echo in Kielce, owned by EPP. Dealz chain shop has leased a unit of nearly 580 sqm. The retail space of the Carrefour hypermarket is more than 4,500 sqm.
JLL in Prague announces the appointment of Milan Kilik as its new Head of Office Agency for the Czech Republic as of beginning of October 2022.
Agnieszka Boroń has joined Equilis Poland to take up the post of Development Director. She has worked in the construction and development industry for over 20 years, specialising in residential project management. Prior to joining Equilis Poland, she was programme director at Nexity. Prior to that, she worked in managerial positions at Dom Development.
Agnieszka Baczyńska took up the position of Head of Leasing - Retail in CPIPG. She is responsible for the commercialization of retail facilities from the CPIPG portfolio. Baczyńska also manages the leasing of office space on the buildings owned by CPIPG.
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