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Catella financial advisor to Tetris A/S in finding investor and capital partner to support ambitious growth plans

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 25 agosto 2019

Catella Corporate Finance has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Tetris A/S in the sale of 50% of the shares in the company to NREP. Simultaneously NREP will provide capital to execute ambitious growth plans within concept-driven property development including development of 1,000 units of community-driven senior housing.Tetris A/S has 60 employees within the complimentary business lines of real estate investment and development, project management and advisory services, and construction steering. Through a data-driven and analytical approach founded on scientific research and thorough demographic analysis, Tetris A/S has created the senior co-living platform VoksenPlus. The concept is designed to improve social relations and address loneliness among seniors by emphasizing on community creation.In order to scale up and rapidly roll-out the newly developed concept, NREP has become the new co-owner and capital partner to Tetris A/S and will help amongst other help expand the VoksenPlus concept across the Denmark by funding an ambitious 5-year pipeline of 15 locations, totalling 80,000 sq.m and 1,000 rental units.“Tetris A/S has been effective in developing attractive real estate concepts and projects by being on the forefront of industry trends and successfully forecasting end-user desires. Their concept VoksenPlus targets a mega-trend with significant potential in Denmark as more than 80,000 seniors consider moving into senior housing communities within the next five years. We are proud of the trust shown to Catella by the partners at Tetris A/S in this very important strategic move for the company. We do believe partnering up with NREP – one of the leading Nordic Private Equity investors in the Real Estate Industry will be a strong match to support the ambitious future business plan. Finally thank you to Plesner providing strong corporate M&A as well as real estate experience important to secure the successful outcome of this transaction. At Catella, we are focused on being the link between property and finance, and we feel well-positioned across the Nordics as we expect to see more platform driven transactions in the real estate sector”, says Jesper Bo Hansen, Head of Corporate Finance at Catella.

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Catella advises Bonava in sale of turnkey project in Køge Coast to PFA Pension

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 3 ottobre 2018

Catella Corporate Finance has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Bonava Danmark A/S in the sale of an approx. 12,500 sq.m. turnkey residential project in Køge Coast, Denmark, to PFA Pension.Bonava, a leading Northern European residential development company, has divested a residential turnkey project of approx. 12,500 sq.m. to the Danish pension company PFA.The project is located in Køge Coast, Greater Copenhagen, and hence constitutes an integrated part of a substantial urban development project led by the joint venture partnership between the Municipality of Køge and the Danish philanthropic association, Realdania By & Byg. The partnership aims at developing a modern and sustainable new district between Køge’s city centre and the coast line.Bonava develops a total of 137 modern, high-quality apartments, including 12 senior friendly apartments, shared roof terraces, and recreational areas, which will contribute to the establishment of Køge Coast as an attractive new neighbourhood for citizens, businesses, and investors.Having formerly served as the city’s commercial port, Køge Coast is currently undergoing a substantial transformation into becoming a diverse and unique urban neighbourhood that will enhance Køge as a significant growth area, while relieving the massive pressure on the Copenhagen housing market.“As a result of the continuous upward pressure on prices on the housing market in Copenhagen, the demand for alternative residential locations has increased, positioning Køge as an ideal alternative. Apart from Køge’s proximity to Copenhagen, residents will benefit from Køge’s idyllic recreational nature, modern and historical city centre as well as the excellent infrastructure adding to the city’s potential and positioning it well for further future growth”, says Jesper Bo Hansen, Head of Corporate Finance at Catella.The project is developed in collaboration with the Danish architect Danielsen Architecture and Bonava will deliver it to PFA in stages during 2020.“As their financial advisor, we appreciate the trust and the mandate given to Catella by Bonava. The development of Køge Coast has just begun, and we look forward to experiencing the full potential of Køge Coast unfold”, says Jesper Bo Hansen.

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Catella acts as financial advisor in establishment of new property company

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 8 aprile 2017

catella10Over 200 clients of Catella Bank and its partners have subscribed for shares in newly established property company Logistea AB, which has acquired the logistics property Örja 1:20 from Danish logistics and transport company DSV. In connection with the transaction, DSV signed a long lease with Logistea. Johan Ericsson has been appointed as the new CEO, and the intention is for Logistea be listed on Nasdaq First North. Catella’s Corporate Finance unit acted as financial advisor in the transaction and Catella Bank led the capital raising that provided Logistea with approximately 230 new shareholders.“There is great demand among our clients for investments in high-quality real estate projects, and there was also a high level of interest in the Logistea share issue. The project is another example of our commitment to offering our Wealth Management clients high-quality investment opportunities in the property sector, based on the real estate expertise in our advisory business,” said Robert Fonovich, Head of Catella’s Corporate Finance unit in Sweden, and Tord Topsholm, Managing Director of Catella Bank, in a joint statement.The property includes a modern terminal building with associated offices, and has a lettable area in excess of 40,000 square metres. It is located in Landskrona and is part of DSV’s Nordic logistics centre. The buildings on the acquired property were constructed in 2012. (photo: catella)

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Catella financial advisor in the establishment of Solnaberg Property

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 3 ottobre 2016

catella275 clients of Catella Bank and its partner have subscribed for shares in a newly formed company, Solnaberg Property AB, which has in turn acquired the Bladet 3 property from CapMan Real Estate. The property is situated in attractive location in Solna, Stockholm, and consists of a total of 31,325 square metres of offices and a parking garage, with If Skadeförsäkring as its largest tenant. Torbjörn Wiberg has been appointed CEO of Solnaberg Property, which is eventually planned to be listed on Nasdaq First North.
Catella’s corporate finance department acted as financial advisor in the transaction and, in cooperation with Catella Bank, conducted a capital raising of SEK 376 million and arranged financing of the acquisition. Martin Malhotra was responsible for implementing and steering the project on behalf of Catella.The deal is part of Catella’s strategy to advise eligible owners, buyers and sellers of property in the real estate sector and to offer wealth management clients unique high-quality investment opportunities in the property sector, based on Catella’s thorough analysis.
“It is extremely gratifying to see how our strategy is being put into practice through close cooperation between our advisory activities in property and our wealth management advisory services within Catella Bank. There is large demand among our clients for investments in high-quality real estate projects. The transaction represents yet another example of how we work to create business opportunities for corporate finance clients and opportunities for alternative returns for our wealth management clients,” say both Robert Fonovich, head of Catella’s corporate finance operations in Sweden, and Tord Topsholm, Managing Director of Catella Bank, in a joint statement on the deal.
Solnaberg Property is the owner of the Bladet 3 property. The property consists of a total of 31,325 square metres of offices and a parking garage. One of the buildings is constructed over the E18, and partly acts as a bridge over the highway, linking central Bergshamra and southern Bergshamra.www.solnabergproperty.se (photo: catella)

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Catella financial advisor to MaxFast Properties

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 29 giugno 2016

Britt-Marie NymanCatella has acted as advisor to MaxFast Properties AB (publ), both in connection with a capital raising of Robert Fonovichapproximately SEK 210 million and for listing of the company’s shares on First North at Nasdaq Stockholm.“We are very pleased to once again present a growth-oriented and cash-flow driven property company to the market. Thanks to Catella’s strong position in both the capital and real estate markets, we have been able to conduct capital raising and property advisory,” says Robert Fonovich, head of Catella’s Swedish Corporate Finance operations.The real estate portfolio of MaxFast Properties consists mainly of properties for consumer discretionary retailing in strong local positions in small and medium-sized municipalities. The property value amounts to approximately SEK 700 million. The proceeds of the share issue are being used to both change the capital structure and for new acquisitions, some of which are already agreed. The aim is to achieve a property value of one billion kronor within a year, made possible by the share issue. The next goal is to achieve two billion within three years.“Catella has assisted MaxFast throughout the process leading to the company’s listing on First North. The project has included everything from structuring, capital raising and IR advice to assistance with the listing process, which demonstrates the breadth of our expertise,” says Britt-Marie Nyman, who is responsible for Capital Markets within Catella’s Corporate Finance operations.
Nasdaq Stockholm has approved MaxFast Properties for listing on First North. The first trading day is today 29 June 2016. Catella’s Corporate Finance unit has acted as financial advisor and Catella Bank Filial as bookrunner. (photos: Britt-Marie Nyman, Robert Fonovich)

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Catella financial advisor in complex joint venture on new artificial island in Copenhagen

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 27 giugno 2016

catellaCatella has acted as financial advisor on a strategic joint venture between Danish pension fund PensionDanmark, developer Nordkranen A/S Ejendomsudviklingsselskab, and CPH City & Port Development, owned by the Municipality of Copenhagen and the Danish government, for an extraordinary residential development project in Nordhavn, Copenhagen.
Catella advised PensionDanmark and Nordkranen, securing both equity and construction debt financing provided by institutional non-bank financing. The project consists of 32,300 m2 of residential space, 600 m2 of commercial space and 1,000 underground parking spaces on a new artificial island to be constructed, called Kronløbsøen.
Kronløbsøen is located in Copenhagen’s and Scandinavia’s largest and most prosperous development area, Nordhavn, with close proximity to the inner city of Copenhagen. Currently, five pre-qualified architect teams are competing on designing the winning project, and the selected architect on the project is expected to be announced in August 2016. The joint venture is owned 50% by City & Port, 40% by PensionDanmark and 10% by Nordkranen.“Copenhagen is experiencing substantial urban development. Huge infrastructure projects have been initiated to support this increased demand, including a new metro line to Nordhavnen – one of Copenhagen’s most attractive new urban districts. Catella is pleased to have been engaged in securing both the debt and equity financing for Project Kronløbsøen. The new joint venture combines strong resources and skills from three leading parties in the Danish real estate industry. Jointly they offer not only capital but also a well-balanced operational platform to secure the completion of the project. Catella is proud to have been a trusted advisor in this complex and important project. The cooperation among the parties has been very positive and progressive, strongly supported by Bruun & Hjejle, Bech Bruun and Manzanti-Andersen Korsø Jensen, securing the legal agreements and closing”, says Jesper Bo Hansen, Head of Corporate Finance at Catella.“Institutional forward funding and participation in the early stage of the value chain has become increasingly important in the real estate industry, and Catella is well positioned to engage in such highly complex transactions, where securing debt and equity funding in combination with managing the different risks involved are important factors in creating higher returns and value for our clients. We will focus on such situations, not only in Denmark and the Nordics but across all our European market offices,” says Jesper Bo Hansen.

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Allianz Bank Financial Advisors con SDA Bocconi e Cass Business School forma consulenti Private nella City

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 12 maggio 2016

banche americaneLondra. Allianz Bank Financial Advisors ha scelto SDA Bocconi, in partnership con Cass Business School della City di Londra, per ideare un programma di Executive Education su misura dedicato ai consulenti Private Senior Partner. Il programma formativo ha permesso l’esplorazione delle dinamiche valutarie e delle loro determinanti, l’indagine delle peculiarità dell’investimento in commodities e la comprensione della crucialità dell’analisi e valutazione del rischio nell’ambito dei portafogli.
L’esperienza, partita ad aprile con un primo gruppo di 40 Private, si ripeterà con un secondo gruppo di 50 Private verso la fine di maggio. Essa segna una innovazione nel percorso formativo di questi professionisti del risparmio che, alla formazione in Italia presso SDA Bocconi, affiancano l’esperienza dello study tour grazie alla proficua collaborazione tra SDA Bocconi e Cass Business School.
’eccellenza accademica delle due realtà coinvolte, la dedizione e l’attenzione di Allianz Bank Private verso l’iniziativa e la scelta di Londra come location per lo study tour hanno consentito di arricchire l’esperienza con visite presso le istituzioni finanziarie della City di Londra e con momenti di socialità.La Professoressa Maria Debora Braga, Professore Ordinario di Economia degli Intermediari Finanziari presso la SDA Bocconi (Banking and Insurance Department) e direttrice del corso, spiega: “Le grandi istituzioni finanziarie fanno sempre più appello alla SDA Bocconi e ai suoi partner per creare dei corsi di Executive Education su misura in grado di creare una commistione di successo tra diverse forme di apprendimento e capaci di irrobustire il senso di community nei partecipanti”.Andrew Clare, Associate Dean for Corporate Engagement presso la Cass Business School di Londra aggiunge: “Cass è l’unica business school del Regno Unito con sede nel cuore della City di Londra e un accesso senza pari alle istituzioni finanziarie più importanti del mondo. Appoggiandosi a questo network, la divisione Executive Education offre corsi personalizzati che rispondono ai bisogni delle aziende e si basano sulla ricerca accademica di alto livello”.Allianz Bank Private è il centro di eccellenza per la cura e la gestione dei grandi patrimoni di Allianz Bank Financial Advisors, tra le prime banche reti in Italia per patrimonio in gestione, qualità e valore dei suoi Financial Advisors, appartenente al Gruppo Allianz SE, una delle più forti comunità finanziarie al mondo che detiene una solidità certificata dal rating AA dell’agenzia Standard & Poor’s.Allianz Bank Private si colloca nel panorama italiano del private banking con un modello di business originale, basato sul costante innalzamento della professionalità dei suoi consulenti private e sulla centralità della relazione con il cliente.La struttura è attualmente costituita da circa 330 consulenti Private, che si distinguono per esperienza e competenza nella pianificazione finanziaria globale e che si avvalgono di un team di specialisti e di raffinati strumenti di consulenza evoluta per l’analisi di portafogli personali, con un unico obiettivo: gestire con professionalità le dinamiche legate alla valorizzazione del patrimonio nella sua interezza e al passaggio generazionale.Al fine di soddisfare le esigenze più sofisticate della clientela di alto profilo, Allianz Bank Private ha nel tempo sviluppato percorsi di formazione di alto livello, utilizzando sia modalità tradizionali sia modalità più innovative.

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Catella in new landmark residential portfolio transaction

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 19 aprile 2016

catellaCatella has acted as sole financial advisor to Carlsberg Foundation on the sale of six real estate companies in Denmark to three leading Danish pension funds, at a value of EUR 148 million. “We appreciate the trust shown to Catella by the venerable Carlsberg Foundation – the world’s first commercial foundation,” says Jesper Bo Hansen, Head of Catella Corporate Finance.“I am very pleased that we have managed to reach agreement with three highly regarded Danish pension funds that have long-term investment profiles and extensive experience with property – an agreement that will continue the companies’ real estate activities for the benefit of current and future tenants,” says Professor Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of Carlsberg Foundation.The buyers are PFA Pension (49%), Juristerne og Økonomernes Pensionskasse (34%) and Danske Civil- og Akademiingeniørers Pensionskasse (17%).The properties have been owned by Carlsberg Foundation since before the Second World War.“Real estate transactions are becoming increasingly complex, and we are determined to position ourselves as a leading financial advisor in today’s complex business environment – we want to be the link between property and finance. Any complex transaction requires the ability to closely interact and cooperate with other specialised advisors. The completion of this transaction was successfully secured through strong cooperation with Plesner, EY and DEAS,” says Jesper Bo Hansen. (photo: catella)

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TotalErg sottoscrive un contratto di finanziamento di 700 milioni di euro

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 7 novembre 2015

Banca europea per gli investimentiTotalErg, joint venture fra ERG e TOTAL, ha sottoscritto ieri un contratto di finanziamento denominato in Euro della durata di cinque anni con un gruppo di primari istituti di credito italiani ed esteri. Il finanziamento, costituito da una linea di credito term di 200 milioni di Euro e da una linea di credito revolving di 500 milioni di Euro, per un totale di 700 milioni di Euro, è senior e non è assistito da garanzie reali né da garanzie da parte dei due azionisti. Con tale operazione la società, alla luce della riduzione delle proprie esigenze finanziarie, sostituisce la precedente linea di credito del valore complessivo di 900 milioni di Euro, rimanendo confermata la fiducia del sistema finanziario nelle prospettive di crescita del Gruppo TotalErg. Il contratto è stato sottoscritto dalle seguenti banche in qualità di Mandated Lead Arrangers: Banca IMI (Gruppo Intesa Sanpaolo), BNL (Gruppo BNP Paribas), UniCredit S.p.A., Natixis S.A., Banca Popolare di Milano, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, UBI Banca, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. BNP Paribas Italian Branch ha ricoperto il ruolo di Financial Advisor, BNL è stata nominata Facility Agent, mentre Banca IMI ha svolto il ruolo di Coordinating and Documentation Bank.

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