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Optimum Asset Management (Luxembourg) S.A.
Optimum is fully authorised and regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) and specialises in Real Estate Private Equity. The company is based in Luxembourg and has offices in Berlin, London, Miami, New York and Orange County. It has been active in Germany since 2006 and its Directors have an average of more than 20 years of relevant experience. Optimum currently manages more than €1.4 billion total assets for 90 clients across attractive real estate markets, with a particular specialisation in residential and commercial real estate in Germany via its long-term local presence. The company’s management continually seeks to identify investment opportunities characterised by exceptional risk/return ratios in order to offer long-term value to investors. To date, Optimum’s real estate market knowledge and active portfolio, asset and risk management have contributed to a track record of strong, positive portfolio performance.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2015 revenue). The Company has more than 70,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting.
Please visit our website at www.cbre.de
Capita Asset Services
We are Capita Asset Services, a division of Capita plc. Whether you are involved in the creation, facilitation or utilisation of capital market flows, our localised teams of experts can provide a solution to fit you. In particular we focus on:
– Growth companies striving to succeed
– Investment managers generating returns
– Investors seeking to create and protect wealth
– Financial services organisation looking for a strategic partner
– Local government driving investment
We provide solutions in the primary and secondary markets across equities and debt and through investment vehicles including funds, trusts, SPVs, securitisations and direct investments. Our breadth of capabilities means we can offer a totally integrated solution, from corporate and fund structuring to transfer agency and loan workout.
Whether you need investment sourcing, loan servicing, origination, governance and control, finance and accounting or data analytics, we have the expertise to help.
We firmly believe that one size does not fit all. With solutions designed around our clients’ needs, our mission is to be the service enabler of choice, underpinning economic growth and making our entire stakeholder community more successful.
Colliers International Group Inc (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG) is a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,000 professionals operating from 554 offices in 66 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant insider ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include brokerage, global corporate solutions, investment sales and capital markets, project management and workplace solutions, property and asset management, consulting, valuation and appraisal services, and customized research and thought leadership. Colliers International has been ranked among the top 100 outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ Global Outsourcing for 10 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm.
Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. The firm’s 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries provide deep local and global insights that create significant value for occupiers and investors around the world. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.
In Spain, where Cushman & Wakefield has over 25 years of experience, the company’s business covers the entire Spanish geography. The headquarters are located in Madrid (Beatriz Building, Jose Ortega y Gasset, 29, 6º) and Barcelona (Passeig de Gràcia, 56, 7º), with a multidisciplinary team of more than 250 professionals.
GLL Real Estate Partners GmbH
GLL Real Estate Partners (GLL) is a global boutique investment company founded in 2000 that manages international real estate portfolios on behalf of institutional investors. Management and employee owned, GLL currently manages a world class portfolio of assets in Europe, the United States, and Latin America representing €6.4 Billion AUM. Headquartered in Munich, GLL’s local real estate professionals manage these assets from market offices in Brussels, Budapest, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Madrid, Mexico City, New York, Orlando, Paris, San Francisco, Santiago de Chile, Seoul, and Warsaw. The majority of GLL’s senior management is based in Munich with the company structured into three main business divisions: Transaction Management, Asset Management and Fund Management with its own internal services (Accounting & Controlling, Finance, Tax & Legal, Business Development & Client Services, Strategy & Research and Compliance & Risk Management) supporting each of the major business lines. A team of over 110 international real estate professionals with multicultural and multilingual backgrounds currently manages GLL’s 17 funds. As an Alternative Investment Fund Manager regulated by the Luxembourg and financial regulator CSSF, GLL fulfils all requirements and follow all local laws. Since 2014 GLLs German AIFM entity is also regulated by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority BaFin.
irea was founded in 2002 as an independent financial, corporate finance and strategic consulting, specialising in the real estate and hotel sectors. Our clients are domestic and international funds, Socimis, financial institutions and real estate rental portfolio and development companies that value our knowledge, independence and experience.
Our expertise and experience, gained working as advisors through two complete real estate cycles, make us leading providers of financial services in the Spanish real estate sector. irea has advised on more than 700 projects and transactions.
• portfolio advisory
• corporate finance
• restructuring and financing
• investment and consulting
At irea, we have developed our services by combining our financial expertise with our in-depth specialist knowledge in the real estate and hotel sectors.
Regarding debt portfolio advisory, irea have the best advisory team for debt portfolio transactions, custom-built IT systems and a unique methodology, which allows us to advise our clients in defining the best management strategy, the optimum price and the risks associated with each portfolio, in the shortest turnaround time possible.
• 14,1 € Bn Worth Of real estate loan portfolio transactions
• 11,7 € Bn Worth Of transactions for which international funds were advised on the buy side
• Over 2,500 assets and 500 hotels analysed
L’Etoile Properties is an international property service provider. The company established its Paris headquarters in 1990 and now maintains seven additional offices in London, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Madrid, Seoul, Singapore and Luxembourg.
L’Etoile Properties serves as a long-term partner for international investors, accompanying them through the entire investment cycle of a property. This process starts with the investment strategy, followed by the sourcing and purchasing of the property. We then work as a “one-stop shop”, taking responsibility in-house for asset, property, facility and technical asset management, as well as corporate management.
We have 80 employees administering 155 assets in 65 special purpose vehicles, with assets under management totaling € 5 billion. We manage over 1,600,000 m² of let real estate.
Tranio is an international real estate broker. Following clients’ requests, its team finds properties and the best service providers to ensure profitable and safe investments abroad.
The company helps with:
• property search;
• investment strategy advice;
• property and transaction due diligence;
• tax structuring;
• bank financing;
• aftersales service and management;
• permanent residence in Europe and the USA;
• property sales.
The international broker is headquartered in Moscow and has offices in Spain (Barcelona, Alicante, Torrevieja) and Germany (Freiburg).
The company do not mediate transactions but rather liaise clients directly with foreign partners that are the best agencies and developers in the country of the intended purchase.
Tranio partners with 700 real estate agencies and developers in different countries and cooperates with large global private banks helping their clients invest in real estate.
No agency or developer is favoured at the expense of the others so the company is able to offer a wide range of properties from all kinds of sellers. The catalogue has 100,000 listings from 70 countries.
There are no additional mark-ups for the buyers: the price is exactly the same as the one that clients would get if the partners served them directly.
UBS Asset Management
UBS Asset Management’s Real Estate & Private Markets business actively manages investments of over USD 90 billion* globally and regionally within Asia Pacific, Europe and the US, making it one of the largest asset managers in real assets worldwide. Our capabilities reach across the risk / return spectrum, ranging from core to value-add and opportunistic strategies. We offer both direct real estate and infrastructure equity and debt investments or indirect exposure to leading real estate, infrastructure, and private equity managers. Investors can access our diverse product range across open- and closed-ended private funds, investment trusts, listed funds, REITs and bespoke separately managed accounts.
* Assets under management stated on gross asset values basis, reflecting property values as at September 30, 2016, where available. Includes assets managed by our joint venture with Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan.
Europe Real Estate
Europe Real Estate (REP) is a communication and marketing platform connecting real estate professionals through its news websites and dedicated publications. Europe Real Estate is a Real Estate Partners company (REP), a multinational, independent commercial real estate media and marketing company with a pan-European scope and an international orientation. Established in 1999, and headquartered in the Netherlands, Europe Real Estate offers an extensive overview of real estate developments in more than 30 European countries including Russia, Turkey and the Greater Middle East region.
EuropaProperty provides comprehensive and up-to-date news, information and analysis on commercial real estate and related businesses.
Through our printed and electronic publications, conferences and awards events we cover the whole of Central and Eastern Europe, the SEE Region, Russia and the CIS. Our magazines are published four times a year and cover the office, logistics, retail and hospitality sectors and all aspects of investment and finance in real estate. Each issue is focused on a particular aspect of commercial real estate.
EuropaProperty Real Estate Guides are distributed at major international and national trade fairs and conferences throughout Europe. Additionally, direct distribution reaches investors, banks, agencies, developers and other real estate professionals together with individual subscribers. In addition to its publications, EuropaProperty organises conferences on real estate matters and a range of other events at locations both inside and outside the CEE region.