Helaba Landesbank Hesse-Thuringia

Helaba currently manages a loan book of around EUR 35 bn in commercial real estate, almost half of this amount representing the bank’s international business in Europe and the US. Helaba’s relationship-oriented strategy remained unchanged for years and is consistently directed towards its target markets. In 2014, 2015 and 2016 Helaba was awarded with the “Lender of the Year” Award from the CEEQA Jury.
Name of company Helaba Landesbank Hesse-Thuringia
Department head or senior representative in CEE, real estate Martin ERBE
Department head or senior representative profile Martin Erbe is Head of International Real Estate Finance for Continental Europe at Helaba Landesbank Hesse-Thuringia which belongs to the German savings bank network. Based at the bank’s Frankfurt headquarter he manages the origination for Central Europe and Benelux. Martin has worked on a wide range of financing transactions in the past and has more than 22 years of real estate experience in the European markets.
Short description of the company, including which sectors you operate in CEE Helaba currently manages a loan book of around EUR 35 bn in commercial real estate, almost half of this amount representing the bank’s international business in Europe and the US. Helaba’s relationship-oriented strategy remained unchanged for years and is consistently directed towards its target markets. In 2014, 2015 and 2016 Helaba was awarded with the “Lender of the Year” Award from the CEEQA Jury.
Value of transactions in the real estate market in CEE region (between October 2016 and September 2017, in EUR) EUR 630m
Portfolio of credit transactions in CEE region (betweeen October 2016 and September 2017) Selected Transactions are:

CPI: financing of a mixed Portfolio in Czech Republic with a volume of EUR 300m, Helaba acted as Arranger, Agent and Co-Lender
CPI: financing of the Ogrody SC in Elblag with a volume of EUR 81,3m, Helaba acted as Arranger and Sole Lender
Echo Polska Properties: financing of a regional retail Portfolio in Poland with a volume of EUR 80m, Helaba acted as Arranger and Lender
White Star: development and investment financing of The Park Warsaw, Poland with a volume of EUR 105m, Helaba acted as Co-Arranger and Co-Lender
CTP: financing of a logistic Portfolio in Czech Republic with a volume of EUR 176,8m, Helaba acted as Agent, Co-Arranger and Lender
Ghelamco: financing of the Wasaw Spire with a volume of EUR 370m, Helaba acted as Agent, Arranger and Co-Lender
Value of credit and refinancing for shopping centres in CEE region (between October 2016 and September 2017, in EUR) c. EUR 370m
Value of credit and refinancing for offices in CEE region (between October 2016 and September 2017, in EUR) c. EUR 170m
Value of credit and refinancing for warehouses in CEE region (between October 2016 and September 2017, in EUR) c. EUR 90m
Please say why you should be considered for the award Helaba is active in the CEE Region for more than 10 years and even the crisis years we provided financing for our Clients. Over the last 12 months we did very remarkable Transaction in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia including one of the biggest financings in Poland this year for the Warsaw Spire. Helaba acted as Agent, Arranger and Co-Lender.
Company website helaba.com
Name of company
Helaba Landesbank Hesse-Thuringia
Department head or senior representative in CEE, real estate
Martin ERBE
Department head or senior representative profile
Martin Erbe is Head of International Real Estate Finance for Continental Europe at Helaba Landesbank Hesse-Thuringia which belongs to the German savings bank network. Based at the bank’s Frankfurt headquarter he manages the origination for Central Europe and Benelux. Martin has worked on a wide range of financing transactions in the past and has more than 22 years of real estate experience in the European markets.
Short description of the company, including which sectors you operate in CEE
Helaba currently manages a loan book of around EUR 35 bn in commercial real estate, almost half of this amount representing the bank’s international business in Europe and the US. Helaba’s relationship-oriented strategy remained unchanged for years and is consistently directed towards its target markets. In 2014, 2015 and 2016 Helaba was awarded with the “Lender of the Year” Award from the CEEQA Jury.
Value of transactions in the real estate market in CEE region (between October 2016 and September 2017, in EUR)
EUR 630m
Portfolio of credit transactions in CEE region (betweeen October 2016 and September 2017)
Selected Transactions are:

CPI: financing of a mixed Portfolio in Czech Republic with a volume of EUR 300m, Helaba acted as Arranger, Agent and Co-Lender
CPI: financing of the Ogrody SC in Elblag with a volume of EUR 81,3m, Helaba acted as Arranger and Sole Lender
Echo Polska Properties: financing of a regional retail Portfolio in Poland with a volume of EUR 80m, Helaba acted as Arranger and Lender
White Star: development and investment financing of The Park Warsaw, Poland with a volume of EUR 105m, Helaba acted as Co-Arranger and Co-Lender
CTP: financing of a logistic Portfolio in Czech Republic with a volume of EUR 176,8m, Helaba acted as Agent, Co-Arranger and Lender
Ghelamco: financing of the Wasaw Spire with a volume of EUR 370m, Helaba acted as Agent, Arranger and Co-Lender
Value of credit and refinancing for shopping centres in CEE region (between October 2016 and September 2017, in EUR)
c. EUR 370m
Value of credit and refinancing for offices in CEE region (between October 2016 and September 2017, in EUR)
c. EUR 170m
Value of credit and refinancing for warehouses in CEE region (between October 2016 and September 2017, in EUR)
c. EUR 90m
Please say why you should be considered for the award
Helaba is active in the CEE Region for more than 10 years and even the crisis years we provided financing for our Clients. Over the last 12 months we did very remarkable Transaction in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia including one of the biggest financings in Poland this year for the Warsaw Spire. Helaba acted as Agent, Arranger and Co-Lender.
Company website
helaba.com

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