Helaba Finances Danish Office Property for South Korean Fund Managed by AIP

Denmark Denmark — In its capacity as mandated lead arranger, agent and sole underwriter, Helaba is financing an high-quality office complex in the Greater Copenhagen area in an amount of MDKK 722 (EUR 96.8M) for South Korean AIP Asset Management. The property is located in Søborg and is a large domicile property of approximately 50,000 sqm, fully let to the global pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S.

The Main Challenges in the Nordics for Helaba

Nordic — The German Bank Helaba appointed Birgitta Leijon as new General Manager of the company’s Stockholm branch. Leijon tells Nordic Property News about her view on the current market and the differences between the Nordic countries.

Birgitta Leijon to Become General Manager of Helaba’s Stockholm branch

Nordic — Birgitta Leijon is taking over as General Manager of Helaba's Stockholm branch on 1 February 2019. From there, together with the "Nordic team" operating in Frankfurt and Stockholm, she will be responsible for the bank's real estate business in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.

Why Helaba Strengthens Their Nordic Presence

Nordic — German Helaba strenghtens their position in the Nordic countries by converting their Stockholm representive office into a fully-fledged branch. Michael Kröger, General Manager International Real Estate Finance at Helaba, tells Nordic Property News of why Helaba views on the conversion, the Nordic markets going forward and the foreign interest.

Triuva Gets Back in the Finnish Game

Finland Finland — For the first time in years German Triuva invests in Finland. Jörg Laue, Director of Investment Management, tells Nordic Property News of the key acquisition and the reason for the company's absence from Finnish transactions.

Thomas Völker Leaves Helaba

Nordic — Thomas Völker, Senior Vice Presiden of International Real Estate Finance in Northern Europe, has decided to leave the company.

Triuva Acquires Office Building in Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — Pan-European institutional real estate investment manager Triuva has acquired a 6,700 sqm office building, Lammet 17, in central Stockholm from Slussgården, a subsidiary of SKL Fastigheter and Service AB.

Tristan Fund Acquires Norwegian Retail Park Portfolio

Norway Norway — Episo 3, the opportunity fund advised by pan-European real estate investment adviser Tristan Capital Partners, has agreed to acquire a portfolio of five retail parks and four development sites in Norway from the property arm of retail group Coop Norge for NOK 1.2 billion (€136 M).

Helaba to establish office in Stockholm

Sweden Sweden — The German bank Helaba will open an office in Stockholm, next year.

Largest Single Asset Transaction Ever in Finland

Finland Finland — A Finnish institutional joint venture led by SRV is set to launch construction of €480M REDI Shopping Centre in Helsinki.

Helaba aims at a larger venture in the Nordics

Nordic — The german bank Helaba aims at a larger venture in the Nordics. “The Nordic is still a very interesting market for Helaba. I think that we will see the largest growth in Finland the coming year in the Nordic Region”, says Thomas Völker, who is responsible for the Nordics at Helaba.