pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a €117 million investment loan facility to a logistics fund managed by GLP Capital Partners (GCP). The fund will utilise the proceeds for the refinancing of the development of a logistics portfolio in Poland and the Czech Republic. pbb acted as arranger and sole lender under the facility.
Following the previous financing of four phases of the Dock In Office Park in Prague, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (pbb) and Helaba have jointly underwritten an investment facility, totalling €63 million to refinance “Dock In Five”, the last addition to the Dock project developed by Crestyl Group. pbb and Helaba acted as joint lead arrangers and provided equal portions of the funding; pbb also acts as the facility and security agent for the transaction.
High inflation and rising interest rates pose a threat to the upturn in the economy which many expected following the pandemic. Dieter Knittel, Managing Director, Head of CEE at Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (pbb) talked to Property Forum about financing trends and shared his expectations for the upcoming period.
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (pbb) has underwritten an investment facility, totalling €120 million to refinance a logistics portfolio located across Poland for EQT Exeter. This is the second deal that pbb has closed with the EQT Exeter team.
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a €118 million credit facility to REICO ČS NEMOVITOSTNÍ, the biggest open-ended real estate fund on the Czech market, managed by REICO, an investment company of Česká spořitelna. The facility will be used to fund the acquisition of two newly built logistic properties in Upper Silesia as well as for the refinancing of an office building in Warsaw.
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (pbb) concluded the 2021 financial year with a pre-tax profit of €242 million, thereby exceeding by 60% the previous year’s results, which were burdened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided an investment loan facility and a VAT facility totalling €90 million to GreenOak Europe Core Plus Logistics, a fund managed by BentallGreenOak (BGO). The fund will utilise the proceeds for the acquisition financing of a logistics portfolio in Poland. pbb acted as arranger and sole lender under the facilities.
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (pbb) and Helaba have jointly underwritten an investment facility, totalling €130 million to refinance “Dock In Office Park” (4 buildings) in Prague for Crestyl Group. pbb and Helaba are acting as joint lead arrangers providing equal portions of the funding. pbb also acted as facility and security agent of the transaction.
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided an investment loan facility totalling €115 million to a fund managed by the Real Estate Group of Ares Management Corporation (Ares), which will utilise the proceeds for the acquisition financing of a logistics portfolio in Poland. pbb acted as arranger and sole lender under the facility.
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided an investment loan facility totalling €66.5 million for an office portfolio managed by GalCap Europe on behalf of an institutional client. The fund will utilise the proceeds for the refinancing of a mixed-use portfolio with assets in Budapest and Warsaw. pbb acted as arranger and sole lender under the facility.
The Polish office of the international legal network Eversheds Sutherland will occupy the 18th and partly the 17th floor of the Widok Towers office building in the centre of Warsaw. It will take an area of over 1,400 sqm in the building, owned by Commerz Real fund.
The office space in Warsaw's PZO Factory (owned by White Star Real Estate) has been fully leased. The tenant of approximately 380 sqm on the ground floor of the PZO II building has become the medical company Affidea.
Cuponation GmbH will lease more than 200 sqm in the LIFE Building (formerly Atrium Tower) in Warsaw, which is owned by Austrian company VIG Fund (a part of Vienna Insurance Group). JLL is responsible for the commercialization process of the building. Tenant was represented by CBRE.
DLA Piper’s Prague office has appointed a Corporate partner with a focus on technology Tomáš Ščerba, Real Estate partner Michal Hink and Banking, Finance and Restructuring counsel Leo Javorek.
Following Magdalena Sekuła's resignation from the Supervisory Board of LPP, and the reduction of the number of Supervisory Board members below the statutory minimum, the Supervisory Board appointed Jagoda Piechocka as a Supervisory Board member.
Florin Suicescu has been named COO of Forty Management. With over 30 years of management experience, he has held senior positions in real estate and hotel developments.
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