Scandinavia is part of the European market for logistics properties. Rental yields here are on average higher than in other parts of Europe. This makes logistics real estate investments in the far north interesting. This article is based on the unique Top 100 Real Estate Investors Scandinavia – List of Real Estate Buyers in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark.
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1. M&G Investments
London-based asset manager M&G plc was formed in 2017 from the merger of M&G Investments and the European arm of UK financial group Prudential. M&G manages more than £320 billion of assets. Funds for various investor groups are launched under the M&G Investments brand, including property funds. For the “M&G European Property Fund”, a logistics property in Norrköping, southwest of Stockholm, was acquired for 36 million euros in autumn 2020.
2. Nordic Real Estate Partners
Nordic Real Estate Partners (NREP) has been in existence since 2005 and is represented in all Scandinavian countries except for its headquarters in Nordhavn near Copenhagen. NREP operates as a project developer and real estate investor in various sectors, including logistics properties. In this segment, one of the most modern logistics centres in Norway was acquired at the end of 2020. The property is located in the vicinity of Oslo, comprises 84,400 square meters of space and is leased long-term to the Norwegian grocery chain Coop.
3. Catella Group
Stockholm-based Catella Group is a Swedish, pan-European financial group focusing on corporate finance, fund management and real estate investment. The group has existed in its current form since 2009. In mid-2020, Catella Group acquired a 170,000-square-metre site in Norrköping near Stockholm in a joint venture with the former owners of furniture supplier Royal Design to build a 70,000-square-metre logistics hall. The tenant is Postnord TPL AB.