Blackstone to acquire 12 logistics assets in CEE with 5-year EUR 91 million facility from Erste Group

VIENNA, 23-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The 265 000 sqm portfolio covers 12 standing logistics investments located in Hungary (5), Romania (4), Poland (2) and Slovakia (1), as well as land reserves.

Two of these assets – Bucharest and Ploiesti (RO) – are currently under construction and will be completed by Immofinanz.

Blackstone will integrate the assets into Logicor, its European logistics platform.

Richard Wilkinson, Head of Commercial Real Estate atErste Group Bank AG said: “The real estate investment market in CEE grew by 19% in 2015. Transaction volumes have particularly increased in our core markets Hungary, Romania and Slovakia and we expect this trend to continue throughout the year.

As one of the leading real estate financiers in Central and Eastern Europe, we are pleased to support Blackstone in this significant transaction.”

Mo Barzegar, CEO & President at Logicor said: “Our latest logistics acquisition takes our CEE real estate portfolio to over 1 million sqm. This helps us to provide a broader real estate offering for our customers and positions us to benefit from continued economic growth across the region.”

SOURCE: Erste Group Bank AG

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Blackstone to acquire 12 logistics assets in CEE with 5-year EUR 91 million facility from Erste Group

Blackstone to acquire 12 logistics assets in CEE with 5-year EUR 91 million facility from Erste Group

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