pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (www.pfandbriefbank.com) is a leading specialist lender for financing commercial real estate and public investments in Europe and the United States of America. pbb is a major issuer of Pfandbriefe, which makes it also an important player in the European covered bond markets overall. pbb is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
In real estate finance, the bank’s primary target of new business is professional real estate investors and developers. Core asset classes financed include office, retail, residential, logistics/warehouse properties and hotels. The regional focus is on Germany, the UK, France, the Nordic Countries, selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Spain. pbb is also active in selected regions in the US.
Name of company pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Department head or senior representative in CEE, real estate Dieter Knittel, Head of Real Estate Finance CEE
Department head or senior representative profile Dieter Knittel is Head of International Real Estate Finance for Central and Eastern Europe at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank. Dieter is responsible for the bank’s lending portfolio in the region. The regional focus is on Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. Dieter has been active in the CEE market for more than twenty years, including five years based in Warsaw as Head of Credit and Senior Risk Management.
Short description of the company, including which sectors you operate in CEE pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (www.pfandbriefbank.com) is a leading specialist lender for financing commercial real estate and public investments in Europe and the United States of America. pbb is a major issuer of Pfandbriefe, which makes it also an important player in the European covered bond markets overall. pbb is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
In real estate finance, the bank’s primary target of new business is professional real estate investors and developers. Core asset classes financed include office, retail, residential, logistics/warehouse properties and hotels. The regional focus is on Germany, the UK, France, the Nordic Countries, selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Spain. pbb is also active in selected regions in the US.
Portfolio of credit transactions in CEE region (betweeen October 2019 and September 2020) Since October 2019, pbb provided the following noteworthy transactions in CEE:
• pbb has provided EUR 51 million to Trei Real Estate, the real estate venture of the Tengelmann Group, for the financing of a retail Portfolio in Poland. The portfolio comprises of 40 supermarkets across 38 cities in well-established urban locations in Poland, which are all fully let to Biedronka with a long term lease.
• pbb has co-underwritten an investment facility, totaling EUR 107.5 million, to refinance Futurama Business Park in Prague for Caerus IM on behalf of a private separate account client.
• pbb, acting as participant, together with a consortium of banks have provided a EUR 300 million refinancing to AFI Europe for the “AFI Cotroceni” shopping mall in Bucharest, Romania.
• pbb has co-underwritten an investment facility, totaling EUR 170 million, to AFI Europe, for the acquisition of an office portfolio in Romania.
• pbb has co-underwritten an investment facility, totaling EUR 80 million, Atenor, for the acquisition of Hermes Business Campus in Romania.
Value of transactions in the real estate market in CEE region (between October 2019 and September 2020, in EUR) ./.
Value of credit and refinancing for shopping centres in CEE region (between October 2019 and September 2020, in EUR) ./.
Value of credit and refinancing for offices in CEE region (between October 2019 and September 2020, in EUR) ./.
Value of credit and refinancing for warehouses in CEE region (between October 2019 and September 2020, in EUR) ./.
Please say why you should be considered for the award We focus on our customers. With funding solutions tailored to meet the individual needs, pbb offers optimal funding solutions for professional national and international real estate clients as well as the public sector. Our customers benefit from regional origination teams and locally based specialists with a knowledge and understanding of the specific region. Among the markets in CEE the bank focuses in real estate financing on Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania.
Company website www.pfandbriefbank.com
Name of company
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Department head or senior representative in CEE, real estate
Dieter Knittel, Head of Real Estate Finance CEE
Department head or senior representative profile
Dieter Knittel is Head of International Real Estate Finance for Central and Eastern Europe at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank. Dieter is responsible for the bank’s lending portfolio in the region. The regional focus is on Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. Dieter has been active in the CEE market for more than twenty years, including five years based in Warsaw as Head of Credit and Senior Risk Management.
Short description of the company, including which sectors you operate in CEE
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (www.pfandbriefbank.com) is a leading specialist lender for financing commercial real estate and public investments in Europe and the United States of America. pbb is a major issuer of Pfandbriefe, which makes it also an important player in the European covered bond markets overall. pbb is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
In real estate finance, the bank’s primary target of new business is professional real estate investors and developers. Core asset classes financed include office, retail, residential, logistics/warehouse properties and hotels. The regional focus is on Germany, the UK, France, the Nordic Countries, selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Spain. pbb is also active in selected regions in the US.
Portfolio of credit transactions in CEE region (betweeen October 2019 and September 2020)
Since October 2019, pbb provided the following noteworthy transactions in CEE:
• pbb has provided EUR 51 million to Trei Real Estate, the real estate venture of the Tengelmann Group, for the financing of a retail Portfolio in Poland. The portfolio comprises of 40 supermarkets across 38 cities in well-established urban locations in Poland, which are all fully let to Biedronka with a long term lease.
• pbb has co-underwritten an investment facility, totaling EUR 107.5 million, to refinance Futurama Business Park in Prague for Caerus IM on behalf of a private separate account client.
• pbb, acting as participant, together with a consortium of banks have provided a EUR 300 million refinancing to AFI Europe for the “AFI Cotroceni” shopping mall in Bucharest, Romania.
• pbb has co-underwritten an investment facility, totaling EUR 170 million, to AFI Europe, for the acquisition of an office portfolio in Romania.
• pbb has co-underwritten an investment facility, totaling EUR 80 million, Atenor, for the acquisition of Hermes Business Campus in Romania.
Value of transactions in the real estate market in CEE region (between October 2019 and September 2020, in EUR)
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Value of credit and refinancing for shopping centres in CEE region (between October 2019 and September 2020, in EUR)
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Value of credit and refinancing for offices in CEE region (between October 2019 and September 2020, in EUR)
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Value of credit and refinancing for warehouses in CEE region (between October 2019 and September 2020, in EUR)
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Please say why you should be considered for the award
We focus on our customers. With funding solutions tailored to meet the individual needs, pbb offers optimal funding solutions for professional national and international real estate clients as well as the public sector. Our customers benefit from regional origination teams and locally based specialists with a knowledge and understanding of the specific region. Among the markets in CEE the bank focuses in real estate financing on Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania.
Company website
www.pfandbriefbank.com