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Aareal banks on North America for new lending growth

The German bank recorded €4.2bn of new real estate lending in the first half of 2018.

Brexit caution drives down pbb’s UK lending

The German bank has posted an overall 24% year-on-year drop in new business as it maintains a ‘selective stance’ in financing markets.

German banks capitalise on foreign logistics demand

DekaBank and pbb provide a €117.3m loan for three prime industrial facilities in Germany as local banks continue to benefit from burgeoning institutional investment.

Germany’s sky-high property prices mean it’s all about the rent

Yields have reached a floor in the country, meaning investors and lenders should focus on assets with potential for rental growth.

FAP Invest seeks €250m for German real estate debt

The Luxembourg-based vehicle hopes to surpass the efforts of pan-European funds with a strong focus on German assets.

HSH backs Round Hill’s German residential drive

The German bank has provided €113.5m acquisition financing for a portfolio of assets in Hamburg.

MünchenerHyp writes €76.5m loan in drive for large-scale lending

The German bank provides acquisition financing for a residential-led portfolio in Hamburg.

Helaba to target savings banks to boost syndication

The bank will allow Germany’s Sparkassen to take sub-€1m participations in real estate loans.

Interview: HSH’s post-privatisation strategy

Germany’s HSH Nordbank has been sold to a private equity consortium. Doug Morrison asks what that means for its real estate lending business.

‘Safe harbour’ Germany drives MünchenerHyp’s lending increase

The bank recorded €1.9bn in fresh CRE business last year, with solid activity in the UK, Spain and the Netherlands also contributing to the 13% year-on-year increase.

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