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ARTICLES TAGGED WITH "sponda"

Antilooppi Acquires Property Portfolio from Sponda

Finland Finland — Antilooppi has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of nine properties in Ruoholahti from Sponda Oyj and its subsidiaries. The lettable area of the target portfolio is approximately 100,000 square meters and it also includes more than 1,650 parking places.

JLL’s Finnish CEO on the Blackstone Appointment

Finland Finland — JLL Finland’s Christian Hohenthal leaves the company after just six months as CEO – to join the Blackstone owned Sponda. To Nordic Property News he tells about his decision: ”It is an iconic company.”

Christian Hohenthal Leaves JLL for Blackstone Company

Finland Finland — JLL has announced that Tero Lehtonen has been appointed as CEO of JLL Finland to succeed Christian Hohenthal who will leave in January 2020 to join Sponda plc as CEO. Sponda is majority owned by real estate funds managed by Blackstone.

The American Giant’s Nordic Acquisitions

Nordic — Nordic Property News lists Blackstone’s largest purchases in the Nordics, the last years.

GLL Acquires Sweco Head Office from Sponda

Finland Finland — Sponda has sold Sweco's head office in Helsinki to GLL Pan European Property Fund.

“I Know That They Want More Assets”

Finland Finland — Henrik Stadigh is the man that will establish the Swedish real estate giant Castellum in Helsinki. Here is the main focus for the new Business Area Manager.

NCC Constructs Office and Retail Complex in Tampere

Finland Finland — NCC is to construct an office and retail complex next to Ratina shopping center in Tampere. The customer is Sponda Plc and the value of the project is approximately EUR 25M.

Sponda Creates New Office and Retail Complex in Tampere

Finland Finland — Property investment company Sponda Plc will develop an office and retail complex in Ratina, Tampere, with connection to Ratina shopping centre. The main tenant of the complex will be Elisa Oyj.

Blackstone MD on the Company's Investments and Future in the Nordics

Nordic — In 2015, Blackstone re-entered the Nordic market and today controls properties with over EUR 8 billion of value – with the expectation that more will come. Michael Swank, Managing Director in Blackstone's Real Estate Group, tells Nordic Property News about the Nordic re-entry, the possibility of entering more listed companies, the CEO change at D Carnegie and their Nordic future.

Largest Finnish Transactions in 2017

Finland Finland — 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 - today we look east to Finland.

Blackstone Takes Over Sponda

Finland Finland — Blackstone and Areim now control 98,8 percent of the shares in Finnish Sponda.

Blackstone and Areim Makes Billion Euro Bid

Finland Finland — Blackstone Group and Areim has made a EUR 1.76bn bid for the Finnish company Sponda.

Sponda Invests €31M in Vantaa

Finland Finland — The property investment company Sponda will develop an office and retail complex at Tikkurila railway station in Vantaa, Finland.

Sponda Sell Land Areas in Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Finland Finland — Property investment company Sponda Plc has sold land areas in the Vermo district of Espoo, to Etera Mutual Personal Insurance Company and Suomen Asunnot ja Tontit I Ky. The purchase price was about EUR 23.2 million.

Sponda Acquires For €576 M in Helsinki

Finland Finland — Sponda acquires six properties in the Forum block in Helsinki and plans a rights offering. – We are very satisfied with this acquisition, which represents an excellent step forward in the implementation of Sponda's strategy, says President and CEO Kari Inkinen.

Blackstone Acquires for €100 M in Finland

Finland Finland — Sponda Plc has signed a sale agreement concerning the sale of Vuosaari harbour assets. The buyer is Tellurium Investment, a company affiliated to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV.

Blackstone Owns 57 percent of Certeum

Finland Finland — Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company has signed a sale agreement concerning the sale of 50% of its shares in Certeum Ltd to Tungsten Investment, a company affiliated to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV.

Blackstone in Large Acquisition in Finland

Finland Finland — Sponda divests its 38 % stake in Certeum Ltd to Tungsten Investment, a company affiliated to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV.

Sponda to Open a Co-Working Space for 300 Users in the Centre of Helsinki

Finland Finland — Property investment company Sponda Plc will launch a new kind of user-powered service concept, unique in Finland, at Pieni Roobertinkatu 9 in Helsinki.

Niklas Nylander Appointed Sponda´s CFO

Finland Finland — Niklas Nylander has been appointed Sponda´s Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Board.

Sponda Sold Shopping Centre and Office Building in Moscow

Finland Finland — Finnish Property investment company Sponda has sold shopping centre known as Solnechniy II as well as the Bakhrushina House office building in Moscow for the price of € 42 M to Horizon Properties Ltd.

Sponda Signs €115M Loan Extension

Finland Finland — Sponda Plc has signed a loan agreement for 5 years for €115M with Danske Bank Plc. The arrangement extends the loan original maturity from July 2015 to April 2020. The loan is unsecured. The latest drawdown date of the loan will be in July 2015.

Sponda to Develop Tampere’s Largest Shopping Centre

Finland Finland — Sponda has made the decision to develop the Ratina shopping centre in Tampere, Finland. The complex comprises a total of approximately 53,000 square metres of retail and service premises with more than 150 shops.

Sponda Plc's Chief Financial Officer leaves the company

Finland Finland — Sponda Plc's Chief Financial Officer leaves the company.

Ruohonjuuri shop in Citycenter shopping centre chosen as shop of the year

Finland Finland — The Ruohonjuuri shop in the shopping centre Citycenter, which is owned by Sponda, was chosen as the shop of the year 2015 at the Retail Awards gala.