Articles tagged with "Varma"

Barings Buys Housing in Finland

Barings Real Estate Advisers announces that it has acquired a EUR 43M portfolio of seven residential properties in Finland from Varma. Following this acquisition, Barings’ first in the residential sector in Europe, the firm now manages more than EUR 844M of real estate assets in the Nordics.


Balder New Majority Owner of Serena Properties

Balder has agreed to acquire 56 percent of Serena Properties, a company currently owned by Ratos, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company och Redito.


Bonnier and Varma Sign Lease in Helsinki

Varma and Bonnier Books Finland have signed a long-term lease agreement on the premises located at Lönnrotinkatu 18 in Helsinki. Bonnier will move into the newly renovated loft-inspired premises in September 2017.


Sagax Acquires Portfolio in Finland

Sagax has acquired a property portfolio of 50,000 sqm lettable area and 627,000 land from Varma. The transaction price is MSEK 219 (EUR 22.5M).


Nordika Acquires Office Portfolio in Helsinki

Nordika has acquired three office properties in Helsinki from Varma and Tristan Capital. The properties were part of a larger portfolio that Tristan Capital acquired from Varma at the end of December 2016. German bank Helaba financed the acquisition.


Varma Signs Long-term Agreement in Helsinki

Varma and SOK have signed a new long-term lease agreement on the rental of office space in Ässäkeskus, SOK’s head office located in Vallila, Helsinki. SOK’s head office has been in the same premises since 1991.


Avant and Tristan Acquires Office Portfolio

Avant Capital Partners, together with European Property Investors Special Opportunities 4 (Episo 4), the opportunistic fund advised by pan-European real estate investment manager Tristan Capital Partners, has acquired a 124,000 square meter portfolio of 15 offices located mainly in the greater Helsinki area, for EUR 130 million from Varma - the country’s largest pension fund with around EUR 3.7 billion in real estate assets under management. Varma will maintain a 19 percent interest in the portf


The Largest Retail Transactions in Sweden

List of the five largest transactions with retail properties in Sweden from October 2015 to September 2016. The data is assembled by Newsec.


Varma Commissions Expansion of Flamingo Hotel

Varma has commissioned the construction of a hotel expansion in connection with the Flamingo entertainment centre in Vantaa’s Aviapolis area and will rent the new wing to Sokotel Oy under a long-term lease agreement. The expansion will house approximately 230 hotel rooms.


Niam Sells Shopping Center for €98M

Varma, Capman Nordic Real Estate Fund and Cavendo have purchased Heron City, the 49,400 sqm landmark retail centre located in Kungens Kurva, Stockholm from Niam for SEK 930 million (EUR 98M).


Turku Technology Properties Acquired PharmaCity Property from Varma

Turku Technology Properties has further increased its property portfolio in the Kupittaa district in Turku, by acquiring a 17,758 sqm PharmaCity property from pension insurance company Varma.


Varma Sells 22 Properties and Invests in New Nordic Real Estate Fund

Varma has signed a deal regarding the divestment of 22 business properties to the new real estate fund company Serena Properties AB. The leasable area in the divested properties amounts to approximately 152,000 sqm, and they are located in different areas in Finland. The total value of the properties amount to approximately € 191,5 M.


Blackstone Owns 57 percent of Certeum

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company has signed a sale agreement concerning the sale of 50% of its shares in Certeum Ltd to Tungsten Investment, a company affiliated to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV.


Blackstone in Large Acquisition in Finland

Sponda divests its 38 % stake in Certeum Ltd to Tungsten Investment, a company affiliated to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV.


Varma Signs a 5,000 sqm Office Lease Agreement with Svenska Handelsbanken

Pension insurance company Varma and Svenska Handelsbanken have signed a long-term lease agreement in in Helsinki.