CapMan Nordic Real Estate exits mixed residential & retail properties in Copenhagen

CapMan Nordic Real Estate exits mixed residential & retail properties in Copenhagen

CapMan Real Estate Press release 13 July 2017 at 2.15 p.m. EEST

CapMan Nordic Real Estate exits mixed residential & retail properties in Copenhagen

CapMan Nordic Real Estate fund has sold eleven properties along Amagerbrogade, a well-known high street in Copenhagen, to a Swedish residential property company Akelius. CapMan acquired the properties in 2013 and 2014.

The properties comprise lettable space of 15,022 sqm, of which 70 % is residential and 30 % retail. The properties were the second investment of the CapMan Nordic Real Estate fund.

"We are very pleased to complete another successful exit from our Nordic Fund. We have executed the business plan of upgrading the properties; reducing the retail vacancy, and increasing the Net Operating Income by 140 % over a 4-year period," comments Torsten Bjerregaard, Managing Partner at CapMan Real Estate.

The transaction was done in co-operation with Keystone Investment Management and with legal advice from Plesner. RED was the broker on the transaction.

CapMan Nordic Real Estate fund acquires mainly office, retail and residential properties located in established submarkets of major Nordic cities. The fund was established in 2013 with €273 million of equity. This exit is the 9th the fund has completed.

For further information, please contact:
Torsten Bjerregaard, Managing Partner, Denmark, CapMan Real Estate, tel. +44 203 640 8651
Mika Matikainen, Managing Partner, Head of CapMan Real Estate, tel. +358 40 519 0707

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CapMan is a leading Nordic investment and specialised asset management company. As one of the Nordic private equity pioneers we have actively developed hundreds of companies and real estate and thereby created substantial value in these businesses and assets over the last 25 years. CapMan has today 100 private equity professionals and manages €2.8 billion in assets. We mainly manage the assets of our customers, the investors, but also make direct investments from our own balance sheet in areas without an active fund. Our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions to investors and value adding services to professional investment partnerships, growth-oriented companies and tenants. Our current investment strategies cover Buyout, Growth Equity, Real Estate, Russia, Credit, Infrastructure and Tactical Opportunities. We also have a growing service business that currently includes fundraising advisory, procurement activities and fund management.

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