Property managers for residential properties are in demand for apartment complexes, apartment buildings and larger residential properties. They take care of commercial, technical and accounting property management. This article is based on the unique Top 300 Property Managers Germany – List of the largest Property Managers.

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1. HEINRICH BOSSERT IMMOBILIEN KG (Residential Property Manager from Munich)

Bossert Immobilien has been around since 1925. From the beginning, the business model was focused on rental property management. Over time, other real estate services were added. Today, the property portfolio under management comprises around 25,000 residential and commercial units. In addition to classic rental property management, Bossert Immobilien offers nationwide property management as well as condominium management for investors and institutional investors. The takeover of the property management for a residential quarter with 272 residential units in Wiesbaden-Klarenthal in spring 2021 fits in with this.

2. TATTERSALL LORENZ Immobilienverwaltung und -management GmbH (Berlin property management)

In 2003 Susanne Tattersall and Christian Lorenz took over THG Treuhandelsgesellschaft and converted its business model from own portfolio management to third-party portfolio management. Today, the range of services includes property and facility management, asset and key account management as well as leasing and project management – preferably for commercial units on behalf of investment companies. The subsidiary founded in 2020, talyo. Property Services GmbH (talyo), however, deals with property management of residential properties and already manages 2,000 units in Berlin.

3. FONCIA DEUTSCHLAND GmbH & Co. KG (Reanovo) (Frankfurt property management)

Foncia is a leading French company in the real estate business and property management. The German subsidiaries under the umbrella of FONCIA DEUTSCHLAND will in future operate under the new Reanovo brand. At the same time, a restructuring is taking place. Reanovo manages over 125,000 residential and commercial units at 57 locations. At the end of 2020, FONCIA DEUTSCHLAND acquired Berlin-based SorgerTec Hausverwaltung AG, which manages around 10,000 residential units.
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Commercial properties are often not managed by the owners and investors themselves. Property management is outsourced to professional service providers. Commercial property managers in Germany are therefore in high demand. This article is based on the unique Top 300 Property Managers Germany – List of the largest Property Managers.

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1. TÜV SÜD Advimo GmbH (Munich property manager)

TÜV SÜD Advimo has been in existence since 1993 as a subsidiary of TÜV Süd AG. The subsidiary offers a wide range of real estate services for professional property investors, owners, occupiers and operators. The range of services includes asset and property management services. Typical of Advimo’s business is the commercial property management in Berlin-Neukölln, which was acquired in May 2021. The building of an international real estate investor with 53,000 sqm of space is used by a DIY chain.

2. IC Immobilien Holding GmbH (Property management from Frankfurt)

IC Immobilien Holding operates as a full-service provider for commercial real estate in Germany with a focus on property management. In addition, other real estate services are offered. The company has 7 branches and manages properties from 18 closed-end real estate funds backed by institutional investors, real estate fund companies, insurers, foundations or family offices. Since April 1, 2021, IC Immobilien Holding has also been property manager at the traditional STÄDTISCHE KAUFHAUS in Leipzig.

3. VIVANIUM GmbH (Property manager from Heidelberg)

The German property manager VIVANIUM in Heidelberg was acquired by the Dutch MVGM Group last year. The business has been managed under the umbrella of MVGM Property Management Deutschland GmbH since 2021. VIVANIUM contributed 2.2 million sqm of commercial space and over 13,500 residential units to the merger. In the summer of 2020, VIVIANUM had also acquired the commercial property management of the Forum Marburg commercial property for the owner Silberbaum Capital.
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Along with Geneva, Zurich has the highest real estate prices in Switzerland. As the largest Swiss city and a global financial centre, the metropolis offers the best conditions for profitable real estate investments. This article is based on the unique Top 100 Real Estate Investors Switzerland – List of the largest investors.

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1. ACRON AG

ACRON was founded in 1981 and is an internationally positioned real estate investment company with headquarters in Zurich and Dallas (USA). Additional business units exist in Luxembourg, Germany and Brazil. ACRON focuses on real estate investments for high net worth private clients and institutional investors. The transaction volume amounted to CHF 2.1 billion in mid-2021 (Switzerland share 38 percent, USA share 48 percent), with a focus on office properties and hotels. At the end of 2020, an exclusive resort in the fashionable US winter sports resort of Aspen was acquired.

2. Swiss Life Real Estate

Swiss Life is the largest Swiss life insurer and has been in existence since 1857. In the Real Estate division, they deal with real estate investments – for themselves and for third-party clients. The apartment building portfolio comprises CHF 77.7 billion and consists mainly of residential properties and commercial properties, including mixed-use properties. Nursing homes and student residences are also sought after. The purchase of the two properties “Das Herzog” and “Leo am Park” in Vienna in mid-2021 fits in with this.

3. Novavest Real Estate AG

Novavest focuses on management and development of residential properties, mixed-use properties, office and commercial buildings. Geographically, it focuses on the urban areas of Basel, Bern, Aarau, St. Gallen, Winterthur and Zurich, as well as the axes in between. One example is an apartment building portfolio acquisition in Basel in mid-2020. The acquisition comprised 111 apartments as well as smaller office and commercial spaces. At the end of 2020, the Novavest real estate portfolio (residential and other) reached CHF 645.4 million.
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Office buildings make up a large part of the German real estate market – as with other asset classes, property management services are in high demand here. Especially due to the diverse occupation, office properties are predestined for property management by an external service provider. This article is based on the unique Top 300 Property Managers Germany – List of the largest Property Managers.

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1. GGM Gesellschaft für Gebäude-Management mbH (Frankfurt property management)

Frankfurt-based GGM Gesellschaft für Gebäude-Management is part of the Helaba real estate group and belongs to Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen. Since 1996, the company has stood for property, project and warranty management with a focus on office and commercial space. GGM also organises building certifications and takes care of tendering procedures for building services. An example of GGM’s activities is the property management taken over in March 2021 for the Isenhöfe in Neu-Isenburg, Hesse – a property with 12,000 sqm of office space.

2. HIH Property Management GmbH (office building manager from Berlin)

The HIH Group offers holistic real estate investment management – from project development to structuring real estate investments to property management. HIH Property Management GmbH is responsible for the latter within the HIH Group. From its locations in Germany’s TOP 7 cities, it currently (2021) manages 436 properties worth EUR 9.9 billion with almost 240 employees – including the office building “The Westlight” in Berlin with 19,500 sqm of rental space.

3. IC Immobilien Holding GmbH (property manager from Frankfurt am Main)

IC Immobilien Group operates as a full-service provider for commercial real estate in Germany and acts, among other things, as a property manager for institutional real estate investors. This also includes office building management. Commercial, technical and accounting property management is offered. IC Immobilien was in demand in all three areas when it took over the property management of a commercial property in Frankfurt at the end of 2020. The building comprises more than 10,000 sqm of office and showroom space.
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Food logistics is a logistics subarea and makes special demands. Deadlines must be met precisely and cold chains must not be interrupted. Special means of transport with appropriate refrigeration equipment are required for transport. These three logistics companies are leaders in food logistics: This article is based on the unique Top 300 Logistics Companies Germany – List of the largest logistics companies.

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Place 1: Dachser Group SE & Co. KG, Kempten (Allgäu): 5.6 billion euros in revenue (2020)

Food transport has been part of Dachser’s business model from the very beginning. The company started in 1930 as a transporter for Allgäu cheese from the place of production to the Rhineland. Food logistics (Dachser Food Logistics) remains an important business segment. Here, Dachser offers customized logistics solutions for on-time transport and point-of-sale transport under the vivengo brand. The offering applies to the entire EU region, including bordering countries such as Switzerland, Norway, and Turkey.

Place 2: HAVI Logistics GmbH, Duisburg: > 4 billion euros in sales

HAVI Logistics is part of the US-based The Havi Group, a logistics company focused on food logistics. The history of the German subsidiary HAVI Logistics began in 1975 under the name Frigoscandia with the distribution of McDonald’s frozen goods. Today, HAVI Logistics still prefers to supply food to fast food, restaurant and other chains that offer food. The company employs more than 6,000 people.

Place 3: Kühne+Nagel (AG & Co.) KG, Bremen: no current sales data available

Kühne+Nagel in Bremen is part of Kühne+Nagel International AG, a Swiss-based internationally operating logistics group. The Bremen subsidiary is responsible for the German logistics business. Kuehne+Nagel Germany employs around 15,000 people. In 2020, the Kuehne+Nagel Group as a whole achieved a turnover of approximately CHF 23.8 billion. Fresh food logistics is part of the comprehensive logistics service spectrum. In this area, special solutions are offered for food deliveries and perishable goods.
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The majority of goods transport still takes place by road. Due to its convenient location in the heart of Europe and its economic importance, Germany is an interesting market for freight forwarders. These are the biggest three: This article is based on the unique Top 300 Logistics Companies Germany – List of the largest logistics companies.

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Place 1: Schenker Aktiengesellschaft, Essen: 17.7 billion euros in sales (2020)

Schenker is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn and Germany’s largest freight forwarder with a good 76,000 employees. The company operates as an international freight forwarder. It has around 2,000 locations in 130 countries around the globe. One focus is on European land transport. It also offers sea and air freight services and contract logistics. With the acquisition of BAX Global in 2006, Schenker became one of the largest logistics companies in the world.

Place 2: Dachser Group SE & Co. KG, Kempten (Allgäu): 5.6 billion euros in revenue (2020)

Dachser began in 1930 as a transporter for Allgäu cheese. Today, the family-owned company has developed into an internationally active logistics group. The business comprises the four business segments European Logistics, Air & Sea Logistics, and Food Logistics. Dachser also offers transport, warehousing and value-added services in the field of contract logistics. The company employs more than 30,000 people.

Place 3: Rhenus SE & Co. KG, Dortmund: 5.4 billion euros turnover (2020)

Since 1998, Rhenus has bundled the logistics activities of the Rhetmann Group, a family-owned group with a focus on recycling (Remondis), logistics (Rhenus) and residual materials recycling (Saria). Rhenus is more than just a freight forwarder. The company offers comprehensive logistics services in the areas of contract logistics, port logistics and container handling and transport. The company has established itself internationally in all three areas. Rhenus has around 820 locations and more than 33,000 employees.
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The logistics industry is of great importance for the mobility state of Lower Saxony. With over 260,000 employees in the core logistics sector, the industry is one of the largest employers in the northern federal state. Here are the TOP 3 logistics companies in Lower Saxony: This article is based on the unique Top 300 Logistics Companies Germany – List of the largest logistics companies.

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Place 1: Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG, Osnabrück: 2.5 billion euros turnover (2020)

Hellmann has been around as a logistics provider since 1871 and remains a family business. The local haulier with horse-drawn vehicles of yesteryear has grown into an international logistics group. Classic forwarding services such as transport by truck, rail, air and sea form the core business. Hellmann also offers contract logistics, industry and IT solutions as well as CEP services. The company employs over 10,000 people and has more than 260 branches worldwide.

Place 2: Trinks GmbH, Goslar: approx. 1.5 billion euros turnover

The origins of the Trinks Group date back to the 18th century – as a Berlin “wholesale business for medicinal and mineral springs”. In 1948, the company’s headquarters were moved to Goslar. Trinks is a large beverage logistics company that supplies food retailers and the catering industry. For this purpose, a network of 17 locations is maintained throughout Germany. Trinks employs more than 1,600 people. The company plans to relocate to Hennef (Sieg) by the end of 2022.

Place 3: Schnellecke Logistics SE, Wolfsburg: 1.2 billion euros in sales (2020)

Schnellecke Logistics emerged from a freight forwarding company founded in Wolfsburg in 1939. Today, the company is active in various sectors, with logistics services forming one focus. In addition, it is also involved in logistics real estate under Schnellecke Real Estate and offers lightweight car body solutions under KWD Automotive. The logistics portfolio covers the entire process chain of value-added logistics with a focus on automotive and industrial solutions. The Group has around 17,000 employees in 13 countries.
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Hessen is predestined as a location for logistics companies. The convenient location in the middle of Germany with Frankfurt Airport as a major international transport hub offers the best conditions. The three largest logistics companies in Hessen are located here: This article is based on the unique Top 300 Logistics Companies Germany – List of the largest logistics companies.

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Place 1: Schenker Deutschland AG, Frankfurt/Main: 4.1 billion euros in sales (2020)

Schenker Deutschland combines the German logistics activities of Schenker AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn. Land transport by road, air and sea freight, contract logistics and other logistics services make up the business model. In terms of sales, Schenker Deutschland accounts for just under a quarter of Schenker’s global business. The Schenker subsidiary employs almost 16,000 people, which is about one fifth of Schenker’s total workforce. The company has around 100 locations in Germany.

Place 2: Lufthansa Cargo AG, Frankfurt/Main, 2.8 billion euros in revenue (2020)

Lufthansa Cargo is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa and one of the largest cargo airlines in the world. The company was founded in 1994 to consolidate Lufthansa’s airfreight activities into a separate subsidiary. In 2020, Lufthansa Cargo performed around 6.5 billion freight tonne-kilometres with around 4,400 employees. The route network covers around 300 destinations in more than 100 countries.

Place 3: Glovis Europe GmbH, Offenbach/Main: turnover > 430 million euros

Hyundai Glovis is a South Korean logistics group with a global orientation. It forms a subgroup within the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, the largest South Korean automobile manufacturer. Hyundai Glovis focuses on car transportation by air, sea and land and offers logistics solutions in the automotive sector. This also applies to Glovis Europe in Offenbach/Main. It has been bundling the logistics group’s European business since 2006 and has a total of 22 locations.
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Generics are drugs that correspond to brand-name drugs in composition and efficacy, but are usually available at significantly lower prices. Some drug manufacturers in Germany have focused on generics. These are the three largest: This article is based on the unique Top 150 pharmaceutical companies in Germany – List of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers.

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Place 1: STADA Arzneimittel AG, Bad Vilbel: €3.0 billion sales (2020)

STADA’s history began as early as 1895 as a Dresden pharmacists’ cooperative. After World War 2, the company’s headquarters were relocated to Bad Vilbel after various stops in between. The pharmaceutical group specializes in the production of generics and over-the-counter pharmacy drugs. Sales drivers include the drugs Paracetamol and Lactulose. Stada employs over 11,000 people and is Europe’s fourth-largest generics manufacturer and number 5 in consumer healthcare products.

Place 2: Hexal AG (Novartis), Holzkirchen: 1.4 billion euros in sales (2018)

Hexal was founded in 1986 by twin brothers Andreas and Thomas Strüngmann and quickly became Germany’s leading generics manufacturer. In 2005, Hexal was sold to the Swiss biotech and pharmaceutical group Novartis and integrated into the Sandoz subgroup, which bundles Novartis’ generics business. Sandoz generated €9.6 billion in sales in 2020 and is the world’s No. 2 in generics. Hexal stands for the German business.

Place 3: Ratiopharm GmbH (Teva), Ulm: €634 million in sales (2018)

Ratiopharm was founded in 1973 by Adolf Merckle as a wholly owned subsidiary of pharmaceutical manufacturer Merckle and has been focused on generics and over-the-counter drugs from the beginning. In 2010, Ratiopharm was acquired along with Merckle by Israeli pharmaceutical company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. Teva is one of the world’s largest generics producers. Ratiopharm is now part of the German Teva GmbH, a Teva subsidiary also based in Ulm. The Teva Group generated $16.7 billion in sales in 2020.
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Veterinary medicinal products are a special pharmaceutical area – not only because there are specific animal diseases and different dosages apply than for humans. Because of the use of animal starting products in many foods, special regulations must be observed. Here is an overview of the five largest German veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturers: This article is based on the unique Top 150 pharmaceutical companies in Germany – List of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers.

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Place 1: Zoetis Deutschland GmbH, Berlin: > €120 million in revenue (2018)

Zoetis Inc. is a global, US-based company focused entirely on animal health. Founded in 1952, Zoetis belonged to the US pharmaceutical company Pfizer until 2013. At that time, the latter spun off its veterinary pharmaceuticals division and spun off Zoetis as an independent company. Zoetis offers veterinary medicines for pets and farm animals. The group employs more than 9,000 people worldwide and generated $6.7 billion in sales in 2020.

Place 2: VIRBAC Tierarzneimittel GmbH, Bad Oldesloe

VIRBAC is a French veterinary medicines company founded by a veterinarian in 1968. The group, which has subsidiaries in 33 countries, now has almost 5,000 employees and generated sales of approximately one billion euros in 2019. The VIRBAC product range includes antibiotics, vaccines, dermatological medicines, antiparasitics and dental hygiene products for pets and livestock. As a sales company, VIRBAC Tierarzneimittel bundles the Group’s German business and has over 60 employees.

Place 3: Elanco Deutschland GmbH, Monheim

Elanco Germany is backed by Elanco Animal Health Incorporated, a US veterinary pharmaceutical company. Elanco was part of the US pharmaceutical group Eli Lilly and Company until 2019, when it was spun off from its parent company in an IPO. Elanco offers a wide range of medicines and vaccines for animal health and animal health prevention. The group employs about 6,000 people and had global sales of $3.3 billion in 2020. In 2020, Elanco acquired Bayer’s veterinary medicines business.

Place 4: CP-Pharma Handelsgesellschaft mbH, Burgdorf: > 55 million euros in sales (2020)

CP-Pharma in Burgdorf, Lower Saxony, has been around since 1977. The company does not manufacture veterinary pharmaceuticals, but operates as a trader specializing in this pharmaceutical segment. CP-Pharma’s customers are veterinarians, veterinary clinics and universities. The company sells only prescription drugs and employs more than 60 people. 90 percent of its sales are generated in Germany, with the rest coming from other European countries.

Place 5: SaluVet GmbH, Bad Waldsee: approx. 17 million euros turnover

SaluVet GmbH is a medium-sized verterinary pharmaceutical company in Bad Waldsee, Baden-Württemberg. It was formed in 2015 by merging the two predecessors PlantaVet GmbH and Dr. Schaette GmbH. SaluVet specialises in biological veterinary medicines and supplementary feed and care products with medicinal plant ingredients. The company has around 100 employees.
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Traditionally, the German economy has been dominated by small and medium-sized enterprises. Nevertheless, there are also a number of large companies that operate as global players. They can also stand up to international comparison. These are the German TOP 5: This article is based on the unique List of the 3,000 largest companies in Germany.

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Place 1: Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg: €222.88 billion in sales (2020)

The VW Beetle made Volkswagen big as a car brand after World War 2. Today, the Wolfsburg-based automaker competes with rival Toyota to be the world’s largest carmaker. For a long time now, Volkswagen has not only been producing VW’s. The brands Audi, Seat, Skoda and the noble brands Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati (motorcycles), Lamborghini and Porsche also belong to the group. The large company employs over 660,000 people worldwide.

Place 2: Daimler AG, Stuttgart: 154.3 billion euros in sales (2020)

Daimler means German automotive tradition and the Mercedes-Benz brand stands for automotive history par excellence. In 1883, the company’s success story began and it continues unabated. As a global player, Daimler has earned an excellent reputation as a manufacturer of premium vehicles. Today, the business is organised in three subsidiaries: Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler Truck AG and Daimler Mobility AG. Around 288,000 people work in the Group.

Place 3: Allianz SE, Munich: 140.5 billion euros in revenue (2020)

The Allianz Group is the undisputed number 1 among German insurers and is also one of the largest insurance companies worldwide. As a universal insurer, the company covers all lines of insurance and, with its subsidiary Allianz Global Investors, is also one of the largest German fund companies and asset managers. In a worldwide comparison of company sizes, the Allianz Group is among the TOP 100. The global player employs around 150,000 people.

Place 4: BMW AG, Munich: 99.0 billion euros in sales (2020)

Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft (BMW AG) is Germany’s third-largest automaker and one of the 15 largest carmakers in the world. In addition to premium BMW-branded vehicles and motorcycles, the group owns the British brands Rolls Royce and Mini. BMW has long been a global player. In addition to Germany and Great Britain, production takes place in many other countries, including the USA and China. The large company has over 120,000 employees.

Place 5: Siemens AG, Munich/Berlin: 57.1 billion euros in sales (2020)

Werner Siemens laid the foundation for today’s major company Siemens – a globally active conglomerate with a focus on automation and digitalization – back in 1847. Major parts of the business are organized in the subgroups Siemens Healthineers and Siemens Mobility. The tradition-rich energy division was spun off in 2020 into Siemens Energy AG, which is independent of the group. Even so, Siemens remains a global player with 293,000 employees.
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Germany is known for its automotive industry – German engineering, high quality and decades of expertise make up the market. Other segments in the sector are also an important pillar for the German economy, including automotive suppliers. In addition to large suppliers, there are also a large number of medium-sized automotive suppliers – this article presents 5 of them. This article is based on the unique Top 300 Automotive Suppliers Germany – List of the largest automotive companies.

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Place 1: Eberspächer Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG, Esslingen am Neckar: 4.9 billion euros in sales (2020)

The Eberspächer Group is an internationally oriented medium-sized automotive supplier with 80 locations in 28 countries. The company, which originated from a craft business founded in 1865, specializes in exhaust technology, vehicle heaters and air conditioning systems. In recent years, vehicle electronics have gained increasing importance in the new Automotive Controls division. Eberspächer technology is used by almost all major car manufacturers. The group employs almost 10,000 people.

Place 2: Fritz Dräxlmaier GmbH & Co. KG, Vilsbiburg: 4.2 billion euros in sales (2020)

Dräxlmaier in Vilsbiburg, Lower Bavaria, is a classic family business and employer for around 75,000 employees. Although a medium-sized automotive supplier, Dräxlmaier is one of the TOP 100 automotive suppliers worldwide. In its special business segment – the production of interiors, wiring systems, storage systems, electrical and electronic components for premium vehicles – the company is the world market leader. Dräxlmaier products can be found in luxury brands such as Cadillac, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Porsche, Maserati and Tesla.

Place 3: Webasto SE, Gauting-Stockdorf: 3.3 billion euros in sales (2020)

Webasto is a family-owned, medium-sized automotive supplier in Upper Bavaria with around 19,000 employees and has been in existence since 1937. The first Webasto product was a folding roof for open Daimler Benz vehicles. The company has remained true to this business model. The company manufactures sunroofs and roof modules for convertibles. A new business area launched in 2017 is the production of charging technology and accumulator systems for e-vehicles. Webasto is thus following the trend towards e-mobility.

Place 4: Festo SE & Co. KG, Esslingen am Neckar: 2.84 billion euros in sales (2020)

Festo is not a purely medium-sized automotive supplier. The company deals with control and automation technology. Festo solutions are used in many industries, including the automotive industry – including manufacturing and automotive components. The company is represented in over 60 countries worldwide and employs a good 20,000 people. The Festo Didactic subsidiary group focuses on vocational training teaching aids and seminars.

Place 5: Muhr und Bender KG, Attendorn: 2.08 billion euros turnover (2020)

For many decades now, Muhr und Bender has been operating as a medium-sized automotive supplier under the Mubea brand. The company is the world market leader in the field of lightweight spring components. Mubea products are used in many different ways in vehicle construction: as axle springs, stabilizers, fiber composite springs, valve springs or transmission disc springs. Muhr und Bender has more than 14,000 employees worldwide and is represented at 48 locations on four continents. The owner-managed family business has been in existence since 1916.

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Scandinavia is an economically strong region with fascinating landscapes and therefore predestined for both business and holiday travel. The best conditions for a broadly diversified hotel market. These three Scandinavian companies (also) invest in hotels. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Hotel Investors Europe – List of the largest hospitality real estate buyers.

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1. Pandox AB

Stockholm-based Pandox is a leading Scandinavian hotel investor and operator. The hotel portfolio comprises 156 properties with approximately 35,000 rooms in 15 countries. The focus is on large hotels in sought-after business and holiday destinations. Pandox uses different models for the management contract, for example a lease agreement. In Germany alone, Pandox is involved in 38 hotels. They are managed under well-known brands such as Leonardo, Maritim, Radisson Blu or Dorint.

2. Hospitality Invest

Hospitality Invest’s origins in Oslo date back to the 1990s. Today, the Norwegian privately owned investment company engages in four business segments: Hotels & Resorts, Other Real Estate, Care Services and Human Resources Services. In the hotel segment, Hospitality Invest focuses on acquiring and operating properties in Norway and Sweden. Areas covered: Business hotels as well as tourist hotels in Nordic holiday destinations.

3. CapMan Real Estate

Helsinki-based CapMan is a Finnish investment and asset management company that engages in three areas: private equity, real estate and infrastructure investments. CapMan Real Estate looks after the real estate business with 2.5 billion euros of assets under management. Real estate funds are launched for this purpose, including hotel funds – for example the CapMan Hotels II Fund. The fund’s assets comprise 29 hotels, mainly in Finland, which are let long-term to tenants with strong credit ratings.
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The UK has a large and sophisticated hotel market. It covers all categories of temporary accommodation – from the classic city hotel and business-casual mix to the design hotel, boutique hotel or budget hotels. Some real estate investors on the other side of the Channel prefer to invest in hotels. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Hotel Investors Europe – List of the largest hospitality real estate buyers.

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1. Nine Group

The Nine Group, based in Watford near London, is a UK property investor that invests in a variety of asset classes but particularly in hotels and hotel-like properties. Most of the properties can be categorised as budget hotels, business hotels or serviced apartments and are all located in England. The portfolio currently comprises more than 20 hotels. The Nine Group is not only active as a developer and investor, but also operates hotels under well-known hotel brands, for example as a franchisee.

2. Avestus Capital Partners

Avestus Capital is a primarily Irish real estate investor and asset manager with corporate offices in Dublin, Prague and Warsaw. It invests in a variety of asset classes, including hotels. The regional focus is on Ireland, the UK, Western Europe and Central Eastern Europe. The portfolio includes, among others, the Four Seasons Hotel in Prague – a 5-star luxury hotel with 161 rooms directly in the historic city centre at Charles Bridge.

3. Amaris Hospitality

Amaris Hospitality in Glasgow is part of the LRC Group, a privately owned real estate investment group. Hotel investment and hotel management company – this is the business model of Amaris Hospitality. The portfolio currently comprises 30 properties in the UK – mostly higher-class hotels in major British cities and in locations of tourist interest from the business-casual mix and design hotel segments. The hotels are partly operated as franchisees – predominantly under the Hilton and Mercure brands such as the Mercure Stratford upon Avon Shakespeare Hotel.
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The Free and Hanseatic City is home to a number of well-known real estate investors. Some of them also invest in hotels, boarding houses, houses with serviced apartments and other properties for temporary living. We present three of them here. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Hotel Investors Europe – List of the largest hospitality real estate buyers.

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1. ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG

ECE Projektmanagement is part of the ECE Group, a group belonging to the Otto Group. The ECE Group develops real estate in all asset classes and entire city districts. Another focus: shopping center operations. A current lighthouse project with a hotel component is the MesseCity Cologne. Six office and hotel properties are to be built by 2024. The two hotels – a Motel One and an Adina Apartment Hotel with serviced apartments – will open as early as 2021.

2. Union Investment Real Estate GmbH

Union Investment Real Estate is part of Union Investment, the fund management company of the Volks- und Raiffeisenbanken, and operates real estate investments within the framework of real estate funds. Hotels form an investment focus alongside others. The portfolio currently comprises 77 hotels in Europe and the USA with a total value of EUR 5.9 billion. Hotels account for around 16 percent of Union Investment Real Estate’s total real estate assets.

3. DFV Deutsche Fondsvermögen GmbH

Deutsche Fondsvermögen has been in existence since 2008 and was founded by a network of private and institutional partners. A key sponsor is Profunda Vermögen GmbH. DFV launches closed-end funds for real estate and real estate projects in the areas of hotels, student housing and infrastructure. Hotels in the 2 to 4-star segment with 100 to 300 rooms are sought. Locations: major cities, metropolitan regions and medium-sized centres in Germany and Austria.
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As a trade fair and banking centre as well as a transport hub, Frankfurt is a classic business hotel location. However, renowned real estate investors have also chosen the Main metropolis as their headquarters. Some of them also invest in hotels. We present three of them here. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Hotel Investors Europe – List of the largest hospitality real estate buyers.

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1. Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH

Deka Immobilien is part of the Deka Group, the investment group of the German savings banks organisation. It manages assets with a global volume of around 47.2 billion euros. It invests in all asset classes, including hotels. In the case of hotel investments, Deka Immobilien is looking for properties in prime locations with a value of 30 million euros or more, which are no more than 10 years old and are let long-term to tenants with good credit ratings. One example is the Hyatt Centric The Loop, Chicago.

2. IC Immobilien Holding AG

IC Immobilien Group is considered one of the largest full-service providers of commercial real estate in the German market. It manages assets worth €12 billion in 18 closed-end real estate funds. The group’s hotel commitments include a portfolio of six properties newly built in 2014 with approximately 940 beds and 31,000 sqm of space. They are managed under the hotel brands Adagio (Accor Group), B&B and Motel One.

3. OFB Projektentwicklung GmbH

OFB Projektentwicklung has been in existence since 1958 and is a subsidiary of Helaba, the Hessische Landesbank. Its main business is project development, alongside project management, general contracting and real estate management. For hotel projects (all star categories and hostels), the company is looking for suitable sites as well as existing buildings. Investment volume: 30 million to 100 million euros. Locations: central and convenient locations or established hotel locations in TOP 7 cities as well as in booming urban areas.
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Munich is the real estate hotspot par excellence in Germany and therefore predestined as a location for real estate investors. The Munich market itself offers many interesting investment opportunities, including hotels and other offers for temporary living (e.g. boarding houses, serviced apartments or budget hotels). This article is based on the unique Top 250 Hotel Investors Europe – List of the largest hospitality real estate buyers.

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1. Reiß & Co. GmbH

Reiß & Co. is a real estate investor focusing on project developments in the area of new construction projects and refurbishment. In addition to residential, office and commercial properties, the interest is also directed towards hotels. One example is the conversion of the former EnBW group headquarters in Stuttgart into a “Motel One” budget design hotel. The new hotel, which has just been completed, offers 400 rooms. In another project – Kontorhaus “Leder-Schüler-Höfe” in Hamburg – an existing hotel building is being refurbished for renewed hotel use if necessary.

2. Dr. Weissmann Immobilien Verwaltungs GmbH

Dr. Weissmann Immobilien operates on the market as weissmanngroup. The Munich-based company has been in existence since 1959 and was originally a pure real estate investor. In the meantime, the focus of its activities has shifted to project development and refurbishment. Hotel investments have been part of the Weissmann business model from the very beginning. However, the company is also involved in other asset classes. A typical hotel project is the renovation of a former apartment building in Munich’s central Gärtnerplatz district into a boutique hotel.

3. Hammer AG

Hammer AG was founded back in 1951 and operates as a project developer and real estate investor. The company is family-owned. Purchases are made both for the company’s own portfolio and on behalf of customers. Investments are made in various asset classes, including hotels. Interest is focused on existing properties in the Munich metropolitan region and in major Bavarian cities. Properties should have an area of at least 4,000 sqm.
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As a tourist magnet and capital city, Berlin is an internationally sought-after hotel location. Business hotel, design hotel, boutique hotel, boarding house – there is nothing that is not available here. Renowned hotel investors also have their headquarters in the metropolis and manage their business from here. In the following article, three are presented. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Hotel Investors Europe – List of the largest hospitality real estate buyers.

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1. TLG IMMOBILIEN AG

TLG IMMOBILIEN AG is a portfolio holder of office, retail and hotel properties in Germany. In addition to its headquarters in Berlin, the company is also represented in Dresden, Erfurt, Frankfurt/Main, Leipzig and Rostock. The portfolio comprises properties worth over 3.7 billion euros. In the case of hotels, TLG Immobilien focuses primarily on inner-city locations. The portfolio currently comprises seven hotels. TLG IMMOBILIEN has been part of the real estate investor Aroundtown SA in Luxembourg since 2020.

2. EWG Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH

EWG Vermögensverwaltung has been in existence since 2014 and carries out real estate investments and transactions for its own portfolio and on behalf of family offices or institutional investors. The real estate acquisitions concern all asset classes, including hotels (with and without operators). Interest is focused on German locations in major cities with more than 200,000 inhabitants. These can be existing buildings or projected buildings. Investment volume from 10 million euros.

3. Foremost Hospitality GmbH & Co. KG

Foremost Hospitality is a real estate investor that focuses entirely on hotels. It operates both as a hotel project developer and as an operator – the latter in connection with well-known hotel brands such as Hilton or Holiday Inn. Three projects are to be realised before 2021: the Hampton by Hilton Stuttgart City Centre, the hotel project Stuttgart City Hauptbahnhof and Hampton by Hilton Dusseldorf City Centre – all three in a central location in the vicinity of the main station.
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Real estate portfolios comprise a plurality of properties that share a common characteristic – for example, as a fund special asset, as the subject of a deal, because they belong to an asset class, and so on. Some investors target portfolios rather than individual transactions in their deals. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Residential Real Estate Investors Germany – Largest Real Estate Buyers.

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1. Covivio Immobilien buys Berlin residential portfolio

Covivio is a French REIT formed in 2018 from the merger of French company Foncière des Régions and German Immeo SE. Covivio prefers to invest in office, hotel and residential properties in France, Germany and Italy. At the beginning of 2021, Covivio took over a residential portfolio of 11 properties in Berlin- Mitte and Treptow-Köpenick with 450 residential units and 22,000 sqm of rental space.

2. DeWAG Wohnen engages in Rosenheim

Stuttgart-based DeWAG Wohnen is a Germany-wide residential real estate investor with an investment focus on prospering major cities and metropolitan areas. The portfolio comprises 28 locations with over 4,000 residential units. Assets under management reach almost EUR 725 million. Activities were further expanded with the recent acquisition of a residential portfolio with 390 apartments in Rosenheim near Munich. The acquisition was made for a Dutch pension fund.

3. d.i.i. Deutsche Invest Immobilien acquires residential portfolio in Nuremberg

Founded in 2006, the Wiesbaden-based d.i.i. Group specializes in building and managing residential portfolios for institutional and private investors. It has investments in real estate in over 50 locations in Germany. The investment volume amounts to approx. 2.3 billion euros. Currently, a further residential portfolio consisting of 15 properties with 253 residential units in the Nuremberg conurbation has been acquired.
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Residential complexes are buildings or complexes of buildings that are used exclusively or predominantly for residential purposes. When rented out, they offer regular, easily calculable income. This is an important reason for real estate investors to get involved. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Residential Real Estate Investors Germany – Largest Real Estate Buyers.

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1. Commerz Real AG Invests in Subsidised Housing

Commerz Real AG is the real estate investment subsidiary of Commerzbank and has existed in this form since 2007. It offers real estate and real asset funds for private and institutional investors and manages assets of 35 billion euros. The company is headquartered in Wiesbaden. A new residential complex to be built in Nuremberg-Mögeldorf was acquired for the open-ended real estate fund “Hausinvest” at the beginning of 2021. It will comprise 97 residential units and is publicly subsidised.

2. Alpha Real Estate buys residential complex in Saxony

Mannheim-based Alpha Real Estate Group is an asset and investment manager specializing in the German residential real estate industry. Its focus is on investments related to the privatization of residential portfolios. This also applies to the acquisition of two residential complexes in Borna and Brandis – two locations in the greater Leipzig area – which took place at the beginning of 2021. The two residential complexes comprise a total of 28 properties with 211 residential units and 13,300 sqm of living space.

3. Aachener Grundvermögen buys residential portfolio in Munich

Founded in 1973, Aachener Grundvermögen Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH in Cologne originally targeted real estate investors in the Catholic Church sector. Today it also addresses foundations and other institutional investors. It launches real estate funds for its clientele, including several residential real estate funds. In January 2021, Aachener Grundvermögen acquired a real estate package consisting of eight residential complexes with 295 publicly subsidized apartments in the Munich area.
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Mixed-use properties combine various functions in one property – for example, living, working, shopping, leisure and/or gastronomy. Such buildings are often found in central locations or new urban districts. These investors prefer to invest in the mixed-use asset class: This article is based on the unique Top 250 Residential Real Estate Investors Germany – Largest Real Estate Buyers.

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1. Mimco Capital buys passage in Haldensleben

Mimco is a German-Luxembourg real estate investment company in Berlin and Luxembourg that offers real estate-related fund solutions. In Germany, it focuses on real estate revitalization, while in Luxembourg it focuses on residential development and restructuring. The Luxembourg fund subsidiary MIMCO Capital has now acquired the Hagenpassage in Haldensleben near Magdeburg – a typical mixed-use property. The passage was built in 1997 and has 10,400 sqm of rental space. The 17 million euro purchase was made for the EVEREST ONE fund.

2. PATRIZIA Immobilien focuses on “mixed use” in Berlin

Since 1984, Augsburg-based PATRIZIA Immobilien AG has been involved in a wide range of real estate investments. It offers institutional investors direct investments and fund solutions, and more recently also real estate funds for private investors. Investments are made worldwide in various asset classes. The real estate assets under management amount to around 47 billion euros. In Berlin-Kreuzberg, a mixed-use office property was recently acquired for an institutional investor. The rental space is divided between a data centre and two office buildings.

3. Quantum invests in mixed-use quarter in Brandenburg

Quantum Immobilien AG is an owner-managed real estate investor and project developer in Hamburg that has been in existence since 1999. The project development volume amounts to 4.9 billion euros, the investment volume to 8.2 billion euros. Quantum offers investment solutions for institutional investors. At the beginning of 2021, Quantum purchased the mixed-use quarter development “Sonnenhöfe” in Schönefeld (Brandenburg) for several professional pension funds. The quarter with residential, office and commercial units comprises 54,000 sqm of rental space.
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As a banking city and transport hub in Germany, Frankfurt has always been of interest to real estate investors. Many real estate companies are committed to the Main metropolis, the Rhine-Main region or beyond, and conduct their business from here. This also applies to the following three investors in apartment buildings: This article is based on the unique Top 250 Residential Real Estate Investors Germany – Largest Real Estate Buyers.

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1. Industria Wohnen buys project in Mainz

Industria Wohnen is a Degussa Bank subsidiary and has been in the residential real estate business for decades. In autumn 2020, the residential portfolio was increased with a Mainz project development. The deal is worth around 92 million euros. The project in the upper town of Mainz provides for ten apartment buildings with 205 residential units and 15,000 square meters of living space. The acquisition was made for the special AIF “Wohnen Deutschland VII”.

2. Greenwater Capital with successful residential fund

Greenwater Capital in Frankfurt sees itself as a real estate investor and asset manager with a focus on residential properties. Since 2010, it has been able to build up an attractive residential portfolio – including for the Rhein-Main Wohnfonds. It comprises eight multi-family houses worth 30 million euros in Frankfurt, Mainz and Offenbach. The fund, which has been in existence for a good year and a half, has already been able to demonstrate its potential.

3. AviaRent Invest strengthens its residential portfolio in Frankfurt

Frankfurt-based investor AviaRent specializes in particular real estate segments – care properties, micro-apartments, schools and daycare centers, financed by special funds for institutional investors. The acquisition of six residential properties in Frankfurt also fits into this concept. They offer typical city living space for singles, couples and small families. The apartment buildings are scheduled for completion by 2023.
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Cologne is the Rhineland metropolis par excellence and has always been an important location for the real estate industry. Well-known investors have their headquarters in the cathedral city and control their activities from here beyond Cologne. This article presents three Cologne investors who are active in the area of multi-family houses. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Residential Real Estate Investors Germany – Largest Real Estate Buyers.

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1. Peach Property focuses on growth in Germany

Swiss-based Peach Property Group is focusing on residential real estate in Germany. Significant parts of the business are bundled through the subsidiary Peach Property Deutschland in Cologne. The group has acquired 10,290 additional residential units in Germany within a short period of time, increasing the residential portfolio to 23,000 in 2020. To finance growth, Peach Property has issued two bonds for more than EUR 500 million.

2. Valoria expands its position in Emden

Cologne-based Valoria AG operates as an investor and portfolio holder of apartment buildings in northern Germany and northern North Rhine-Westphalia. In line with this strategy, Valoria acquired further properties in Emden with a total of 45 residential units and four commercial units in autumn 2020. Emden is the most important Valoria investment location. In total, the apartment buildings in Emden now comprise 125 units, a good third of Valoria’s total residential portfolio.

3. Municipal company GAG builds residential complex “Poller Damm”

GAG Immobilien AG is Cologne’s largest housing company and is predominantly municipally owned. The “Poller Damm” construction project is currently being realized in the southeastern district of Cologne-Poll. On a 7,300 square metre plot, 89 publicly subsidised apartments and two residential groups are being built as multi-family houses. The residential complex is scheduled for completion by mid-2022 and will strengthen the supply of affordable housing in Cologne.
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Hamburg is one of Germany’s TOP 7 cities, and at the same time a sought-after location for companies that invest in apartment buildings in the city on the Elbe (and not only) – including in privately owned properties, freehold residential complexes and part-owned properties. We present three investors with selected projects. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Residential Real Estate Investors Germany – Largest Real Estate Buyers.

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1. Quantum Immobilien invests 185 million euros

Hamburg-based Quantum Immobilien AG has been involved in project developments, as a real estate investor and provider of real estate funds for institutional investors since 1999. At the beginning of 2021, Quantum acquired a residential portfolio for 185 million euros. It consists of five apartment buildings in Berlin, Hamburg and Tübingen with 500 residential units and 37,000 square meters of rental space.

2. MPC Capital makes initial investment for new fund

MPC Capital in Hamburg has been in existence since 1994 and operates as a real estate investment company within the MPC Group. A first property was recently purchased for the open-ended special AIF “ESG Core Wohnimmobilien Deutschland”: a new multi-family building in Pinneberg in Schleswig-Holstein. It comprises 33 residential units with 2,700 square metres of rental space, 70 percent of which have already been let. The purchase price is EUR 12 million, and the fund is expected to total EUR 300 million.

3. Union Investment focuses on mixed-use properties in Amsterdam

Union Investment Real Estate is the real estate investor of Union Investment, the fund company of the Volks- und Raiffeisenbanken. The Hamburg-based subsidiary is expanding its position in the Amsterdam residential property market. It secured the AMST project – two mixed-use properties with just under 22,000 square metres of lettable space (around 16,000 square metres for residential use, the rest for commercial use) – for its UniImmo retail fund. The project is scheduled for completion in 2022.
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Munich is considered the real estate hotspot of the republic. Nowhere is housing as sought-after and expensive as here. Munich real estate investors are also aware of this and are investing in apartment buildings locally, but also in Bavaria and elsewhere. What they are looking for are mostly as-new properties with no need for renovation or refurbishment. We introduce three investors. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Residential Real Estate Investors Germany – Largest Real Estate Buyers.

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1. Fundamenta Germany acquires Hamburg apartment building

Munich-based Fundamenta Deutschland is a subsidiary of the Swiss Fundamenta Group, an internationally oriented real estate investor and asset manager headquartered in Zug. In Germany, the business focuses on residential portfolio investments in A-cities and high-growth B-cities. For the “FG WOHNINVEST DEUTSCHLAND” fund, a new, fully let apartment building with 40 residential units and 1,700 square meters of living space was purchased in Hamburg last year.

2. Allianz Real Estate invests in apartment buildings in Nuremberg

Allianz Real Estate is the real estate investment subsidiary of the Allianz Group and sees itself as a leading global investment and asset manager. At the beginning of the year, the Allianz company acquired a project with 300 residential units in Nuremberg for its residential portfolio. The project consists of three multi-family buildings to be completed by the end of 2022 with a focus on affordable housing and climate-friendly construction.

3. Catella Real Estate

Catella is a Scandinavian investment platform based in Stockholm with investment focus on North, West and Southwest Europe. Catella Real Estate in Munich looks after the German market. For the “Catella Modernes Wohnen” fund, two apartment buildings were acquired in Berlin and Hamburg in autumn 2020. In Hamburg, an existing property was purchased for EUR 40 million, and in Berlin-Marzahn, despite rent control and the rent cap at the time, the fund invested EUR 50 million in a project development.

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