Indlog Properties Oy has bought a logistics property in Kouvola

Finland Finland — Real estate investment company Indlog Properties Oy managed by Confido group and Catella has bought a logistics property in Kouvola. The acquisition is the company's eighth target after its establishment in 2022. The investment company's strategy is to invest in high-yield small-scale industrial and logistics sites in Finland, and its target portfolio size is EUR 100 million.

Jussi Artema joins Catella

Finland Finland — Jussi Artema joins Catella Asset Management Finland as Associate.

Catella appointed as local operating partner for Corum in Finland

Finland Finland — Catella Asset Management appointed as local operating partner for Corum in Finland. Corum Origin and Corum Eurion (Corum) owns a Finnish real estate portfolio of 21 properties with a total gross leasable area (GLA) of 142,000 sqm. The portfolio’s assets are located across Finland, and they are mainly leased to a single tenant on a long lease.

Catella on the market forecast

Nordic — Nordic Property News reporter had a unique opportunity to sit down with Catella's CEO Christoffer Abramson for a conversation about the health forecast for the property market in general, how Catella is preparing for the future and how he wants their project portfolio to develop going forward. “We must follow and lead the development,” he says.

Daniel Gorosch: "It's not like money is being thrown into the market"

Nordic — Daniel Gorosch visits Mipim for the first time as CEO of Catella. For Nordic Property News he talks about the willingness to invest, his view of the market and how international investors see the changing image of Sweden.

"We should become a sharper in certain segments"

Sweden Sweden — Catella continues its journey towards a stronger position among real estate advisors by recruiting Theodor Jarnhammar as Partner and to the position of Head of Office Transactions. The company's CEO Daniel Gorosch tells Nordic Property News about the strategy surrounding the recruitment for the new role, his view on the transaction market for offices going forward and about his start at Catella.

M2 Asset Management sells residential property to Pensam

Denmark Denmark — Rutger Arnhult's M2 Asset Management sells a residential property containing 78 apartments and 15 parking spaces in Copenhagen to Pensam.

Kojamo divests historic Helsinki property to Cobbleyard and HCP Bricks

Finland Finland — Kojamo sells the historic property located in Kamppi to Cobbleyard Real Estate Oy and HCP Bricks.

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.