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23 December 2021 | News

Catella advised MEAG in the acquisition of a prime logistics property in Turku

Catella acted as the exclusive financial advisor of MEAG, the global asset manager of the insurance company Munich Re and ERGO, in the acquisition of a prime logistics property in Runosmäki, Turku from YIT.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
23 December 2021 | News

Catella advised in a sale of three new residential properties in Tampere city centre

Catella acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Tampereen Asunnot Ky in the sale of three new residential properties. The properties consist of 186 apartments and three retail premises. Total lettable area is about 6,900 sq.m. The buyer is Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
17 December 2021 | News

Catella advised in the sale of a modern logistics centre in the Helsinki region

Catella acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Oy Interior Invest Ab in the sale of a logistics centre in Tuusula in the Helsinki region.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
16 December 2021 | News

Catella advised Ålandsbanken in the leasing of its new office space in the Helsinki CBD

Catella acted as the exclusive advisor to Ålandsbanken in leasing of its new office premises in Bulevardi 7, in the Helsinki city centre. The lettable area was over 2,000 sq.m

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
23 November 2021 | News

Catella’s pan-Nordic deal team acted as financial advisor to eQ Community Properties Fund in securing EUR 700 million green loan

Catella acted as exclusive financial advisor to eQ Community Properties Fund in structuring and securing a financing facility of EUR 700 million to allow eQ to refinance existing debt and supporting the future growth strategy of the fund while providing the fund with a higher level of flexibility.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
3 November 2021 | News

Catella acted as private investors’ advisor in the sale of an industrial and warehouse property in Tampere

Catella acted as private investors’ exclusive financial advisor in the sale of an industrial, warehouse and office property in Linnakorpi, Pirkkala. The buyer is the Swedish real estate investment company AB Sagax.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
25 October 2021 | News

Catella acted as FinCap’s advisor in the sale of a modern care property in Helsinki

Catella acted as FinCap Kiinteistökehitys Ltd’s exclusive financial advisor in the sale of a care property in Vuosaari, Helsinki. The construction works will begin in Q4 2021. The property is entirely leased to Attendo with a long lease maturity. The buyer is an international real estate investor Cofinimmo with its investment manager Mirabel Partners Oy. Cofinimmo is listed on Euronext Brussels (BEL20) and the transaction is the company’s sixth investment in Finland.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
12 October 2021 | News

Catella acted as an advisor in the divestment of a major community property portfolio

Catella has acted as City of Jyväskylä’s exclusive financial advisor in the sale of three educational properties and three fire station properties. The purchase price is 141 million euros. The transaction is subject to approval of Jyväskylä City Council. The buyer is eQ Community Properties Fund.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
7 October 2021 | News

Catella CREDI Real Estate Debt Indicator of Autumn 2021 has now been published

The main index of the Catella CREDI survey reached it’s highest value since Q2 2015 indicating an improving real estate debt market.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
  • CREDI
16 September 2021 | News

Catella’s market research has once again been chosen as the best in Finland in the Euromoney Real Estate Survey

Leading firms in the real estate sector have yet again voted Catella’s market research as the best in Finland.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
9 September 2021 | News

Catella Market Indicator - Finland, Autumn 2021

Activity in the real estate investment market picked up during the summer Finnish transaction volume reached 3.8 billion euros by the end of July. During the first half of 2021, the total transaction volume in Finland amounted to approximately 2.3 billion euros which was the lowest volume recorded since 2014. After a relatively quiet first six months, the transaction activity picked up during the summer and the transaction volume of July was almost 1.5 billion euros. The most interesting real estate segments by transaction volume were residential properties and office properties.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
  • Property Investment Management
6 September 2021 | News

Robert Karlsson new Investment Management Director at Catella Asset Management Finland

Robert Karlsson has been appointed Director, Investment Management at Catella Asset Management Finland. He started in his position on the 1st of September 2021.

  • Finland
  • Property Investment Management
4 August 2021 | News

Investors represented by Cobbleyard Real Estate and Revcap have sold a major office property in Helsinki inner city

Catella acted as an advisor to the investors represented by Cobbleyard Real Estate and Revcap in the sale of a major office property in Sörnäinen, Helsinki. The property was acquired by NREP.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
7 July 2021 | News

EKE-Construction Ltd sold a new office property located in Espoo

EKE-Construction Ltd sold a new office property in Espoo, which was constructed by them and completed in the spring 2021. The buyer is a fund managed by Quadoro Investment GmbH. Catella acted as EKE-Construction Ltd’s exclusive financial advisor in the sales process.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
29 June 2021 | News

Petteri Kokko joins Catella Finland as Head of Transactions

Catella has appointed M.Sc. (Econ.) Petteri Kokko as Head of Transactions to further strengthen its real estate M&A and advisory services in Finland.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Finance
27 May 2021 | News

Catella acted as SRV’s advisor in the sale of an office property in the Helsinki area

Catella acted as SRV’s exclusive financial advisor in the divestment of an office property to be constructed in the Vantaankoski area in Vantaa. The property will be part of the Pressi Smart Premises office complex. The buyer is Julius Tallberg-Kiinteistöt.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
26 May 2021 | News

Catella strengthens its Finnish Corporate Finance activities

Catella has appointed M.Sc. (Econ) Jenni Ervasti to its Helsinki Corporate Finance unit to strengthen Catella’s real estate advisory services in Finland.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
11 May 2021 | News

Catella acted as Helsinki University Properties’ advisor in the sale of a property in the Helsinki city centre

Catella acted as Helsinki University Properties Ltd’s exclusive financial advisor in the divestment of a university occupied property located in the Kruunuhaka district of Helsinki city centre. The investment volume is approximately EUR 16 million and the buyer is Hemsö.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
21 April 2021 | News

Catella as an advisor to the Paulo Foundation in the sale of two care properties in the Helsinki area

Catella acted as an advisor to the Paulo Foundation in the sale of two care properties in the City of Espoo and in the City of Vantaa. The properties consist in total 41 client places. The buyers are a group of private investors.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
7 April 2021 | News

A group of private investors sold a fully refurbished office property in the Helsinki centre to a fund managed by Real I.S. AG

A group of private investors sold a fully refurbished office property in the Helsinki centre. The buyer is a fund managed by Real I.S. AG. The acquisition is Real I.S. AG’s first investment in Finland.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
31 March 2021 | News

Catella advised Varma in the sale of an office property in Helsinki

Catella acted as Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company’s advisor in the sale of an office property located in Herttoniemi, Helsinki. The well-known property was originally constructed as the headquarters of the Rautaruukki corporation and it has a gross area of over 10,000 square metres. The buyer is a group of private investors.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
16 March 2021 | News

Catella enters into exclusive Leasing Management Agreement for a landmark property in Helsinki CBD

Catella’s mandate comprises leasing management and advisory services for the landmark property Kirjatalo in Helsinki CBD anchored by the Academic Bookstore.

  • Finland
  • Property Investment Management
2 March 2021 | News

Catella acted as an advisor in the sale of a light industrial portfolio in Finland

Catella acted as an advisor in the sale of a light industrial portfolio including five properties located in Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere and Oulu. The buyer is Elite Alfred Berg’s real estate fund Elite Finland Value Added Fund II Ky.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
12 February 2021 | News

Catella Market Indicator - Finland, Spring 2021

Active property transaction year despite the pandemicThe transaction volume of the property market was EUR 5.7 billion in 2020. The transaction volume decreased slightly from 2019, which can be at least partially explained by corona crisis and resulting travel and other restrictions, that hampered transactions. Despite the exceptional conditions, foreign investors interest towards Finnish property market remained strong. In 2020, Finland gained property investments worth EUR 3.0 billion by foreign investors, which was circa 53% of all investments.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
  • Property Investment Management
22 January 2021 | News

Catella advised in the sale of Metsä Group’s and Mela’s headquarters in the Helsinki area

Catella acted as Metsäliitto Cooperative’s and Farmers’ Social Insurance Institution Mela’s advisor in the sale of their headquarters in Espoo, Tapiola to NREP.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
22 January 2021 | News

Catella acted as FinCap’s advisor in the sale of a modern care property in Vantaa

Catella acted as FinCap Kiinteistökehitys Oy’s financial advisor in the sale of an elderly care property under construction in Nikinmäki, Vantaa. The property has been fully leased to Esperi Care Oy with a long lease agreement. The buyer is an international real estate investor Cofinimmo with its investment manager Mirabel Partners Oy. Cofinimmo is listed on Euronext Brussels (BEL20) and the transaction is the company’s second investment in Finland.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance
18 January 2021 | News

Catella advisor in the sale of a residential building and retail premises in Oulu

Catella acted as an advisor for Työväen Opintorahasto sr in the sale of a residential building and retail premises in Oulu. The residential building comprises in total 32 rental apartments with a total lettable area of 1,726 square metres. The total lettable area of the retail premises is approximately 584 square metres. The buyers are private investors.

  • Finland
  • Corporate Finance