List of real estate investors in France
To give you a better idea of our list, we briefly introduce three companies that are included in our address database of the largest French real estate buyers. Our team deals intensively with the respective markets and analyses the most important players in detail before we prepare our lists. In this way we ensure that the most relevant companies are really included in our overviews and that you don’t acquire outdated data.
1. Amundi Real Estate (Paris) – largest asset manager in Europe
The French real estate investor Amundi Real Estate is the largest asset manager in Europe and one of the largest in the world, with approximately €1.653 billion in assets under management (2019). The internationally active real estate investor has its headquarters in Paris and offices in 37 countries. The real estate giant is engaged in a wide range of investment areas and is therefore active in the segments of residential real estate, office real estate, retail/shopping centres, light industrial and hotels/tourism.
2. La Française (Paris) – diversified portfolio
The real estate investor La Française states that it has 50 billion euros in assets under management. The business model is dual and the group offers financial and real estate investments. About 31% of the investor’s real estate business is international; the French headquarters is in Paris. La Française has a broad investment portfolio: in addition to residential and office properties, the investor is also interested in infrastructure and logistics investments as well as in hotel properties.
3. Groupe LFPI (Paris) – regional focus in Europe
The Paris-based Groupe LFPI is internationally positioned and has offices in New York, Geneva, Vienna, Frankfurt, Milan and Luxembourg. With a clear focus on office properties, hotels and business premises, the real estate investor is very successful. Founded in 2005, the company now has over 200 buildings in its portfolio, spread across four countries: France, Germany, Austria and Italy.
These investor types are included in the list:
- Investment managers
- Real estate companies
- Project developers with portfolio acquisition
- Private equity investors
- Pension funds
These property types are purchased:
- Residential real estate
- Office properties
- Retail real estate
- Logistics real estate
- Light industrial real estate
- Hotel real estate
- Data center
- Parking garages
- Nursing homes
Investors in the list are interested in:
- Core Real Estate
- Value add real estate
- Trophy real estate
- Distressed Assets
- Project developments and forward deals
- Debt investments
Included columns in our directory
- Company data (name, legal form, country of origin)
- Contact details (address, URL, e-mail, telephone number, management)
- Investor type (investment manager, REIT, pension fund, private equity, etc.)
- Investment focus (asset classes, ranking from A to E, (global) investment volume / assets under management, detailed geographical focus)
- Special investment focus (debt, parking, forward deals, etc.)
- Link to the acquisition profile of the companies and contact details of an acquisition manager (if indicated on the investors’ website)
Where are France’s investors from?
It should come as no surprise that most of France’s real estate investors are located in Île-de-France and more specifically Paris. Besides the capital many real estate investors have their headquarter in other large french cities like Marseille, Lyon and Nice. In France’s real estate market there are also foreign investors from other Countries like Germany, UK, Switzerland, and the USA.
Countries of origin
Most real estate investors in France come – as expected – from France. However, numerous international investors are also active in France, for example from the United Kingdom, Switzerland, or the USA.
Most real estate investors in France have their headquarters in Paris, followed by London, New York, and Amsterdam. There are also some investors from Luxembourg and Munich.
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How do we get to the data in our list of the most important real estate investors in France? The answer to this question is that we and our team conduct detailed market research and have a constant look at current deals. In this way we can find out who has bought which building and which co-investors may have been involved. Once we have found out the name of a relevant investor, we analyse their purchase profile and any other information we can find. We then summarize the research results for you in a clear and concise manner. It is also important to mention that all information is publicly available on the website or in the annual reports of the companies. So you don’t need to be afraid of data protection issues and can use our product with a clear conscience.
The list is based on our directory of European real estate investors
We offer lists of real estate investors from different countries in Europe. In addition to the real estate investors France list, these include, for example, our overview of the 600 largest real estate buyers in Germany or the database of the most important Swiss real estate buyers. All regional lists are excerpts from our comprehensive database of the most relevant real estate investors in Europe. We have closely examined the European real estate market and are now able to map more than 1200 investors. If you are interested in specific sections of our database, please do not hesitate to contact us. For example, a list of the largest buyers of logistics real estate in a specific region or a list of investors who are active throughout Europe would be conceivable. We look forward to receiving your message.
Contact database of the most important investors in France for lead generation
Research Germany’s list of the 200 largest real estate investors in France is ideal for all players in the real estate industry – with our thoroughly researched and detailed list you can find the perfect buyer for your property. Available as a handy Excel list, the unique database is just a click away as a download from our online shop. The list has already provided many clients with important leads: from brokers, project developers, co-investors, consultants, developers to asset managers. The investors on the list are all active in France and most of them come directly from France or are international investors.
The largest buyers from Europe, USA and the whole world
France’s real estate market is one of the most important in Europe – especially in conurbations such as Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux or Strasbourg, the market is booming. Île-de-France is also increasingly establishing itself as the largest office property market in Europe. This market leadership naturally attracts international investors to France, so in addition to investors from the metropolis of Paris, our database also includes, for example, real estate investors from London, Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf or even New York. The list includes the respective investment focus of the investors – a large part of these are mainly interested in office properties, retail & shopping centres or residential properties, but also the hotel industry, investors for light industrial or infrastructure & logistics as well as care, health & social services and also investors interested in government investments are present in sufficient numbers.
Covered asset classes in our list: residential, office, retail, logistics, care, hospitality etc.
The real estate market can be divided into different asset classes, which are characterised by very different structures and characteristics. The team of Research Germany knows that specialized investors operate in the individual segments. To help you easily identify the right real estate buyer for your project, our overview contains several columns that show all relevant asset classes. With just one click you can filter by investment companies that invest in residential real estate, office real estate, retail and shopping centers, logistics or light industrial real estate, hotels and vacation properties or care properties. The largest companies are often active in several segments, while smaller companies often focus on individual areas.
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The companies included in the list can be found through various sources: Internet research, public registers, analysis of relevant news, investigation of relevant transactions, our extensive personal network. Hundreds of hours of detailed, high-quality research flow into each of our lists. All data points that we can enter via publicly available sources are included in our lists.
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The companies included in the lists can be contacted in various ways – by telephone, postal letter, e-mail, networks such as LinkedIn, jointly attended trade fairs. In order to establish successful contacts, it is particularly important to work on individualized addresses tailored to the respective companies. Mass letters are rarely successful. Instead, our customers are most successful when they adapt to the companies included in our lists, obtain information and then address them in a customized manner. Another successful approach is to contact them via LinkedIn, for example, by selecting the right contact person from our list and then addressing them via a consistent starting point. Intros” that are mediated via shared contacts are also a good step towards establishing contact. Also possible: at trade fairs visited together, you can use the trade fair lists to search specifically for companies included in the lists and make appointments for meetings.
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