Ralf Spann Named New CEO of Akelius

Sweden Sweden — Ralf Spann succeeds Pål Ahlsén as new CEO. New head of Europe will be Jordan Milewicz.

Pål Ahlsén Resigns as CEO of Akelius

Sweden Sweden — After 16 years at the company, CEO Pål Ahlsén has decided to leave Akelius.

Why the CEO of Akelius Leaves the Company on His Own Request

Sweden Sweden — Pål Ahlsén tells Nordic Property News about his ten years as CEO at the residential giant; what he is most proud of, what he will do next, and which decision that has been the toughest for him to make. “It has been challenging and exciting, and sometimes difficult.”

The New CEO to Be Announced: “We Already Have a Candidate”

Sweden Sweden — Akelius Residential Property's Chairman Anders Lindskog on the quick process to find Pål Ahlsén's successor.

Change of Investment Plans for the Residential Heavyweight

Sweden Sweden — Akelius Residential Property’s CEO Pål Ahlsén reveals: “We had plans for growth this year but instead…”

Akelius' Head of Scandinavia Leaves for COO Position at Victoria Park and Hembla

Sweden Sweden — Peter Ullmark has, after nine years at Akelius, decided to leave the company to become COO of Hembla and Victoria Park. The new Head of Scandinavia at Akelius will be Sofia Aasvold.

Why the Credit Rating Is More Important than Growth for Akelius

Nordic — The residential giant Akelius' CEO Pål Ahlsén on why the company continues to divest, which Nordic markets are most interesting to invest in and how the five-year rent freeze in Berlin affects Akelius.

Akelius Sells 664 Apartments in Toronto

Sweden Sweden — The properties are located in six different districts. Sales price is CAD 186 million (EUR 130M).

Akelius Looks to Issue Class D Shares

Sweden Sweden — Akelius has commissioned Deutsche Bank, Swedbank and Avanza to investigate the market for a new series D.

Akelius Sells 1,492 Apartments in Germany for EUR 420M

Sweden Sweden — Half in Hamburg and half in Munich. Construction years are between 1902 and 2008. Sales price is EUR 420 million, corresponding to EUR 4,800 per square meter.

Swedish Housing Giant's Digitization: "200 people working on developing apps"

Sweden Sweden — The Swedish housing giant Akelius has 20 apps in use in its operations and another 20 in the pipeline. And that's just the beginning. Nordic Property News has spoken to the company's CEO Pål Ahlsén, who shares more about Akelius' digitization and what the upside is.

Akelius Sells for EUR 695M in Germany

Sweden Sweden — Akelius sells 2,839 apartments in Germany to Deutsche Wohnen.

Akelius Plans to Sell in Germany

Sweden Sweden — Akelius discusses disposal of 2,800 apartments in Düsseldorf, Cologne and Frankfurt with potential buyers.

Victoria Park on Blockbuster Transaction and Vonovia's Muscles

Sweden Sweden — Victoria Park's mega deal with Akelius was greatly facilitated by Vonovia's financial muscles. Per Ekelund, CEO of Victoria Park, tells Nordic Property News more about how the new owner's financial muscles affects the company.

Victoria Park Makes Largest Swedish Purchase of 2018

Sweden Sweden — Vonovia-owned Victoria Park acquires 2,340 flats in Stockholm and Gothenburg from Akelius for SEK 4.7 billion (EUR 456M).

Why the Swedish Giant Gets Defensive

Sweden Sweden — Akelius portfolio value has risen to EUR 11.5 billion, despite this the company looks to become more defensive. CEO Pål Ahlsén tells Nordic Property News why.

Akelius Acquires 383 Apartments in Washington

Sweden Sweden — Akelius makes new US purchase for EUR 148M.

After Danish Spending Spree – Heimstaden Acquires Sought After Swedish Apartments

Sweden Sweden — Heimstaden's transaction manager Fredrik Årman tells Nordic Property News about the company's struggle to grow in Lund.

Akelius Buys for EUR 51M in Montreal

Sweden Sweden — Akelius buys 264 apartments by Peel Plaza next to the McGill University in central Montreal.

The Largest Swedish Residential Transactions

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News completes the breakdown of Swedish residential buyers and sellers with a list of the ten largest residential transactions in 2017/2018.

Largest Swedish Residential Buyers

Sweden Sweden — The turbulent housing market has dominated the industry news the past few months. Nordic Property News shares a unique list of the companies that purchased most residential properties in 2017/2018.

Largest Swedish Residential Sellers

Sweden Sweden — The turbulent housing market has dominated the industry news over the past few months. Nordic Property News shares a unique list of the companies that sold most residential in 2017/2018.

Akelius Reaches Milestone – Still Hungry for More

Sweden Sweden — Akelius reached a big milestone when their property value at the end of 2017 surpassed SEK 100 billion. The company's CEO Pål Ahlsén shares the plans for the future – and where they're looking for new investments.

Malmö’s Largest Owners

Sweden Sweden — Nordic Property News lists the largest owners in Sweden’s three biggest cities starting with Malmö.

Largest Swedish Transactions in 2017

Sweden Sweden — 2017 was an intense transaction year for all the Nordic countries. With the year in the books Nordic Property News can present a list of the largest transactions in all four countries - we finish the list with largest country: Sweden.