Equity Estate has succesfully acquired the office building Blaak16 in Rotterdam for its partner Blue Horizon Investors.
Partners Group and Equity Estate recapitalize the Queristics Investment Portfolio.
Equity Estate has successfully secured refinancing for two logistic assets through a new loan provided by Deutsche Bank. It concerns two single tenant logistic properties located at Schiphol-Rijk and Amsterdam Westpoort (Koolhovenlaan 35-45 and Lipariweg 6). The two properties are held separately in 2 Dutch SPV’s, owned through a joined venture with Arab Bank
Equity Estate launched a new venture named Propco. In June 2016 Propco acquired the first investment, Vierlinghstraat in Dordrecht, the investment amounted to approx. EUR 4.7 million. Propco’s target size is an investment of approx. EUR 50 mio, consisting of a portfolio of strong buildings in the Netherlands with long leases and good covenants.
2016 - Present
Equity Estate sources four office investments for MCAP Global Finance and performed the complete due diligence and negotiations until closing. The four buildings were acquired in three transactions and the investment amounted to over € 83 million.
Launch of AB Alternative Fund SICAV-SIF, a new fund initiated by Arab Bank, expected to start investing in Germany and Benelux as from 2016 onwards and absorbing some assets from one of the earlier joint ventures with Arab Bank.
2015 - Present
Equity Estate divests several office and industrial buildings in Belgium from the AB CPFM Europroperty Fund Group:
2014 - 2015
Equity Estate leases almost 90,000 m² to new tenants and prolongations with existing tenants. Several debt facilities are renewed.
Equity Estate renews and prolongs debt facilities and leases over 90,000 m² to new tenants and prolongations with existing tenants.
Equity Estate leases over 40,000 m² to new tenants.
Equity Estate acquires two warehouses in Belgium (Meer and Oevel) let to Vos Logistics, for the Equity Estate Europroperty Fund, totalling over 25,000 m².
Equity Estate launches a second joint venture with Arab Bank. Equity Estate participates for 5% in this joint venture. Acquisitions amounting to € 101 million in Belgium, Germany, and The Netherlands were made, focussing on logistics and offices. Investments were acquired in the period 2006 – 2008.
2006 - Present
Equity Estate creates a joint venture with Kuwait Finance House KSC, named Queristics Investment Group. For this investor an Islamic Capital type of product has been created (a Sharia Compliant non-listed real estate vehicle). There is a sponsor commitment of € 70 million with an option for an additional € 30 million.
Equity Estate participates for 5% in the joint venture. The first acquisitions, real estate situated in Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands, amounted to more than € 55 million. Early 2010 a newly developed office building was acquired increasing the investment volume to € 74 million.
2004 - Present
Equity Estate acquires a retail portfolio situated in Germany owned by VastNed Retail Germany, comprising 23 properties, and with an investment value of almost € 200 million, on behalf of Züblin Immobilien Holding AG. Equity Estate acts on behalf of Züblin Immobilien Holding AG in several other acquisitions and sales.
Equity Estate creates a joint venture with Arab Bank, in which Equity Estate economically participates for 7.5%, named AB CPFM Europroperty Fund Group. Total sponsor commitment amounts to € 50 million. The first joint venture, gross invested asset value € 132 million, has/had real estate in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands. Investments were acquired in the period 2003 – 2006.
2003 - Present
Equity Estate is appointed as the manager of Sarakreek Holding NV, a Dutch listed real estate company (work-out assignment). Enrico van Erkelens is appointed as the CEO of the listed company Sarakreek Holding NV. Ultimo 2003 the only asset of the listed company, L’Enfant Plaza in Washington DC, USA, with an investment value of more than USD 230 million, was divested. Finally, in 2005 Equity Estate liquidated the company in close consultation with the regulatory bodies and main shareholder after the completion of a public bid for the shares of Sarakreek Holding NV.
Equity Estate is mandated by Züblin Immobilien Holding AG for the management and completion of a public bid on the shares of the listed real estate company European City Estates NV, including the coordination of the financial, commercial and technical property due diligence. Enrico van Erkelens is appointed as the CEO of European City Estates NV until delisting.
Züblin Immobilien Holding AG mandates Equity Estate for the asset management of their International portfolio. After several acquisitions the portfolio comprised of almost 70 properties situated in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands, amounting to over € 700 million of Asset Under Management.
Equity Estate creates a new joint venture, in which Equity Estate economically participates for 50%. This joint venture acquired and (re)developed the European Distribution Centre for Mexx, the clothing company in Voorschoten, amounting to over 20,000 m². In mid-2002 Equity Estate divests the building to ABN AMRO Bouwfonds Vastgoedfonds VII Distrifonds II Nederland CV.
Equity Estate acquires the office building of over 40,000 m², called ‘The Book’, located on Teleport, Amsterdam along the A10, let to the Dutch tax authorities.
Later that year ‘The Book’ was sold to the listed company Schroders European Property Fund NV, since then renamed into Eurocommercial Properties NV. The investment value amounted to approximately € 84 million.
Equity Estate founded by Enrico van Erkelens, Leon Vié and Jolande Lansink