How new CEO Daniel Gorosch wants to rebuild Catella

Sweden Sweden — At the beginning of the 2023, Daniel Gorosch announced that he was leaving the assignment as CCO at Colliers, a role he took after the acquisition of Pangea. Now he has taken the step into one of Catella's CEO chairs and sees great opportunities to rebuild the company's market share in the current market situation.

Catella appoints Daniel Gorosch as new MD of Corporate Finance Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Catella appoints Daniel Gorosch as new Managing Director of Corporate Finance Sweden. Current Managing Director Jacob Bruzelius will thereby whole-heartedly focus on the company’s successful offering within Debt Capital Markets.

Yield projections for the Nordic housing markets

Nordic — Both housing rents and housing yields are trending upwards in Europe, according to Catella’s European Residential Market Overview for Q3 2023. Prof. Dr. Thomas Beyerle, Group Head of Research at Catella, tells Nordic Property News about the projections for yields in the Nordics going forward.

OP Life divests warehouse property in Vantaa

Finland Finland — OP Life Assurance Company has sold a warehouse property in the Tuupakka area in Vantaa to an unnamed buyer.

"The Empire Strikes Back" – and other Catella observations from the office market

Nordic — The flexible workplace was the new trend that emerged from the pandemic. Offices that only slightly had adapted the digital transformation was forced to break new ground. Especially in parts of Europe, where lock-down was strict. Now, with the instability in the inflation and higher rates, the demand on employees to return to the office will increase, states Thomas Beyerle, Head of Group Research Catella.

The advisors' new transaction reality: "Today a SEK 1 billion deal is considered substantial"

Nordic — Nordic Property News today begins a series of articles in which some of the industry's largest transaction advisors give their view of how they have experienced the historically weak transaction market so far this year. They talk about the new challenges, opportunities and trends in the market. First up in the survey are CBRE and Catella.

Tennispalatsi in Helsinki to get new ownership

Finland Finland — The City of Helsinki is planning to sell Tennispalatsi located in Helsinki city centre to Niam. Catella acted as financial advisor to the City of Helsinki in the sales process.

After the weak start to 2023: Here are Catella’s transaction volume predictions

Finland Finland — Catella’s Managing Director Antti Louko on the continued strong global interest in Finnish properties, and the challenges on the market. “I would assume also rest of the year will be weak in terms of transaction volume.”

Historic low transaction levels affect Catella on all fronts

Nordic — Transaction market on record low levels and large gaps between buyers and sellers is affecting Catella on all fronts. CEO Christoffer Abramson shares his analysis of the situation going forward and how he views the Swedish and Danish markets regarding their own projects.

SBS signs non-binding LOI to sell its Copenhagen portfolio

Denmark Denmark — Studentbostäder i Norden (SBS) has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to sell its property portfolio in Copenhagen to a total value of approximately SEK 2.1 billion (approximately EUR 191 million).

Catella buys majority stake in French company

Sweden Sweden — Catella has agreed to acquire 60 percent of the shares in Aquila Asset Management SAS for the preliminary purchase price of approximately EUR 9,6 million.

KKR Acquires Residential Portfolio Across Finland

Finland Finland — KKR has announced that KKR’s European real estate platform has agreed to acquire a high-quality portfolio of thirty residential properties in Finland from Kruunuasunnot. The portfolio comprises over 1,200 residential units with two thirds of the portfolio located in the country’s three largest cities of Helsinki, Turku and Tampere.

Catella Asset Management's Managing Director Joins Northern Horizon

Finland Finland — Jussi Rouhento will rejoin Northern Horizon as the Fund Manager and Managing Director in Finland as of 1 July 2023.

Catella Appoints Head of Capital Raising

Nordic — Catella has appointed Gianluca Romano as Head of Capital Raising, starting his position in April.

Senate Properties Divests Property in Kuopio

Finland Finland — Senate Properties and SOK divested a 15,535 sqm office and logistics property to a private investor in Kuopio. The buyer will develop the property and continue to offer it for rental use.

Finnish Market Outlook for 2023: “We Assume the Foreign Investors Will Remain Active in 2023"

Finland Finland — As 2022 has turned into 2023, Nordic Property News has surveyed a few real estate experts in each Nordic country about the how each respective market faired in 2022 amid the war in Ukraine and a new economic climate and what is to expect in terms of transactions, foreign interest, cross-border trade and other factors that will shape the 2023 markets. Today we take a closer look at the Finnish market with Antti Louko, Managing Director at Catella.

Jacob Bruzelius Appointed Permanent CEO of Catella Corporate Finance Sweden

Sweden Sweden — Catella has appointed Jacob Bruzelius as CEO of Catella Corporate Finance Sweden. He has had the role of acting CEO since 1 April 2022 and will take up his permanent role on 1 January 2023.

"Real Estate Stocks Might Have Reached a Bottom"

Nordic — Catella's Head of Research Sweden, Arvid Lindqvist, believes that the bottom of the stock market may have been reached for the real estate companies, or at least it will in the near future. It looks all the more bleak for the direct market, which will begin to feel the effects of the recession over the next 18 months. He tells Nordic Property News more about how the real estate sector is faring in today's tough economic climate and what the challenges look like going forward.

Fire Station Property Acquired by Local Tapiola

Finland Finland — LähiTapiola Aluekiinteistöt Ky property fund, managed by Local Tapiola, has purchased a fire station property in Seinäjoki for EUR 13.3 million.

"A Slow Motion Real Estate Crisis in Sweden"

Sweden Sweden — Catella's Head of Research, Arvid Lindqvist, shared a gloomy picture of the economy in general and the real estate sector in particular with continued losses on the stock market and companies with a large residential stock facing particularly challenging times.

Tristan and Catella Establishes Industrial Investment Company

Finland Finland — EPISO 6 property fund, managed by Tristan Capital Partners, and Catella Asset Management have launched a new company that invests in logistics and industrial properties in Finland. The company will mainly focus on sale-and-leaseback deals, speculative development projects and last mile logistics properties.

Reasons Behind the Record-Breaking Investment Volume in Finland

Finland Finland — Catella's Market Indicator Autumn 2022 has been published: A record-high volume was achieved during the first half of 2022. Antti Louko, Managing Director at Catella, on the outcome and the future development on the Finnish transaction market.

Catella: Important Transacation Weeks Ahead

Sweden Sweden — Catella predicts a continued wait-and-see transaction market for some time to come, while the head of Corporate Finance, Jacob Bruzelius, tells Nordic Property News that the coming weeks may provide answers to an important question for the Swedish real estate companies.

NREP Sells Helsinki Office Property to Evli

Finland Finland — A fund managed by NREP has divested an office property in Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki to Evli Rental Yield Fund (AIF) managed by Evli Fund Management Company Ltd.

Alm Equity Sells a Building Rights Portfolio and Becomes Large Owner in Aros Bostad

Sweden Sweden — Alm Equity and Aros Bostad have signed a letter of intent and are creating one of Greater Stockholm's largest housing developers. Alm Equity sells a project portfolio of 1,600 building rights to Aros Bostad with payment in shares and thus becomes large owner in the company.