Louise Schaldemose appointed Director of Group Letting at Heimstaden

Nordic — Louise Schaldemose will take on her new role on 1 October and will support an experienced team of local Heads of Letting across all Heimstaden’s locations.

Christian Fladeland appointed Deputy CEO of Heimstaden

Nordic — Heimstaden’s Chief Investment Officer, Christian Fladeland, will also serve as Deputy CEO, effective immediately.

Heimstaden in need of capital: "I think they need to bring in close to SEK 25 billion"

Nordic — Analyst Michael Johansson at Arctic Securities is one of those who follows Heimstaden a little more closely, and for Nordic Property News he gives his views on the situation that has arisen in Heimstaden, which is in dire need of money. He talks about the biggest problems right now and how the company can solve its financing.

Heimstaden's early vision for the classic Eon house

Sweden Sweden — Eon's old headquarters near the landmark property Kronprinsen in Malmö is to be converted into housing, commerce and offices. Now Heimstaden's vision for the building is starting to take shape and here you can see the first illustrations and read more about the content of the major investment.

Helge Leiro Baastad suggested new Chairperson of Heimstaden Bostad

Nordic — Heimstaden Bostad's largest shareholders propose Helge Leiro Baastad as the new Chairperson of the Board and Rebecka Elkert as Folksam's board representative, replacing Casper von Koskull and Birgitta Stenmark, respectively.

Heimstaden appoints Head of Corporate Finance

Nordic — Rutger Kaeding starts 1 July as Head of Corporate Finance to lead an experienced team of 21 colleagues across Heimstaden’s markets.

Heimstaden Bostad Announces Tender Offer

Nordic — Heimstaden Bostad announces tender offer to repurchase senior debt securities.

Heimstaden Appoints Group Director Parking Letting

Nordic — Heimstaden appoints Justin Gijsen as Group Director Parking Letting. As of 1 May 2023, he will be responsible for the international parking strategy and operational parking processes. Currently Gijsen is Head of Letting at Heimstaden Netherlands.

Heimstaden Makes Changes in its Management Team

Nordic — Heimstaden AB is making changes in its Management Team. Arve Regland, who has held a combined CFO position in Heimstaden AB and Fredensborg AS, will take the more strategic role as Group CFO of Fredensborg AS, as Thomas Alexander Hansen is appointed CFO of Heimstaden AB.

"Clear Potential to Both Continue Growing Our Presence in Europe, but also to Widen Our Perspectives"

Nordic — Frans Heijbel has assumed his new role as Managing Director, Strategy and M&A, at Heimstaden. He tells Nordic Property News about his new position, how he views Heimstaden’s strategy and what role M&A will play for the company going forward.

Allianz and Heimstaden Bostad Expand Partnership

Nordic — Allianz Real Estate, on behalf of Allianz companies, and Heimstaden Bostad inject EUR 650 million in new equity in their existing Swedish joint venture, using the proceeds to repay debt. Simultaneously, Allianz and Heimstaden Bostad form a new joint venture comprising Allianz’s German residential real estate portfolio.

Patrik Hall Looking Forward to a More Free Role

Nordic — Heimstaden's long-standing CEO Patrik Hall will leave the operational role at the turn of the year and instead continue as Senior Advisor and member of the Group Investment Committee within the company. He tells Nordic Property News about the decision and the future within the company. He also comments on the company's Q3 report, the challenges ahead and the large bond maturities that await in the next two years.

Patrik Hall Steps Down as Heimstaden CEO – Helge Krogsbøl Succeeds

Nordic — Patrik Hall has after more than 20 years decided to leave his position and continue as Senior Advisor and member of the Group Investment Committee. Helge Krogsbøl, Heimstaden’s COO, takes over as CEO from 1 Jan 2023.

One Year Since the Major Akelius Acquisition: "Bought at the Perfect Wrong Time"

Nordic — At the end of October 2021, Heimstaden received final approval for the acquisition of Akelius' property portfolios in Germany, Denmark and Sweden. Almost a year later, Heimstaden's CEO Patrik Hall looks back on the huge 92 billion acquisition and the, in hindsight, "perfectly wrong timing" for the purchase. He also says how they view the future of the Akelius-portfolio today.

Heimstaden Appoints Head of Capital Raising and Client Relations

Nordic — Steen Lønberg Jørgensen starts today as Head of Capital Raising & Client Relations and member of group management.

Heimstaden Appoints Frans Heijbel as Managing Director within Strategy and M&A

Nordic — Heijbel leaves his position as Head of International Real Assets at Alecta and joins Heimstaden as Managing Director, Strategy & M&A.

Adds New Piece to Strengthen the Finnish Team

Finland Finland — Entered the Finnish market in 2021 – assembles team to further expand the Finnish residential portfolio.

Heimstaden Buys Six Properties in Copenhagen.

Denmark Denmark — Heimstaden buys six properties from Bröderna Samuelsson Invest AB for MSEK 250.

Heimstaden's Growth Ambitions on the Finnish Market

Finland Finland — Heimstaden increase their position in Finland through the acquisition of 2,009 homes from Sato. Stanislav Kubacek, Managing Director of Heimstaden's Investment Team for Eastern Europe, tells Nordic Property News about the ambitions going forward and where they look to grow.

Sato Sells to Heimstaden

Finland Finland — Sato has signed an agreement on the divestment of 2,009 rental homes in six cities and municipalities around Finland to Heimstaden.

Heimstaden’s Expansion Plans for the UK Market

Nordic — Heimstaden has appointed Christian Birrell Managing Director/Head of UK Investments. He tells Nordic Property News about Heimstadens growth ambitions in the UK market, where they see attractive investment opportunities, the state of the UK residential market and how they will grow the local investment team.

Heimstaden Appoints Christian Birrell as Head of Investments for the UK

Nordic — Heimstaden has appointed Christian Birrell as Managing Director/Head of UK Investments to help realise its growth ambitions in the UK and to expand its local investment team.

Heimstaden Recruits from Cushman & Wakefield

Nordic — Heimstaden strengthens the management team by hiring Son André Hval as Group Director Commercial Letting. He will start in his new role during the spring.

Heimstaden Appoints Country Manager in the Netherlands

Nordic — Heimstaden has appointed Michiel Vrijman as Country Manager at Heimstaden Netherlands. He will start 1 April 2022, replacing Eddo Rats who moves on to his new role as co-COO at Heimstaden.

Heimstaden Divests Portfolio to Akka Egendom

Sweden Sweden — Akka Egendom has agreed on the acquisition of 21 properties, located in Eslöv, Klippan and Örkelljunga, from Heimstaden Bostad. The portfolio comprises a total of just over 32,000 square meters, of which approximately 26,500 square meters pertain to BOA distributed over 395 apartments.