NEW RECORD - MOST OF IT BASED ON PORTFOLIOS
In the first quarter of 2020, the Berlin investment market once again achieved a new record result of over €3.2 billion, which is another 24% higher than last year's best figure. A closer look at the underlying deals, however, reveals a crucial difference: While the previous year's result was based almost exclusively on individual transactions, there are now proportionately included portfolio transactions that have fueled the result. In total, a good €1.2 billion was generated via individual sales, the second-best result ever achieved. An impressive €2.0 billion, or 62% of the result, is attributed to package sales. And even these are not "traditional" portfolios, but mainly company takeovers, such as that of TLG, which is invested to a very significant extent in the capital, or share sales such as the Signa Prime Selection Portfolio deal. However, even without the portfolio contribution, the first quarter was very good and would have been on a par with the good years 2017 and 2018. Accordingly, the start of the year does not yet reflect the anticipated effects of the Corona pandemic.
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