Savills IM announces completion of transformational strategic alliance with Samsung Life

Savills IM, the international real estate investment manager, today announces the completion of its strategic alliance with Samsung Life, the leading Life insurer in Korea


Savills IM acquires Polish multi-let logistics asset from 7R for EUR 101m

Savills IM has acquired the "7R Park Beskid II", a multi-let logistics asset in Poland, on behalf of Vestas Investment Management (‘Vestas’) from Polish developer 7Rand VRE.


Savills IM appoints Yo-Hann Tan as Managing Director Client Capital

Savills IM has appointed Yo-Hann Tan to the role of Managing Director, Client Capital.              


Savills IM appoints Nicholas Kinsey as Head of Logistics, APAC

Based in Bangkok, Kinsey will be responsible for developing Savills IM’s capabilities in the logistics sector in the Asia Pacific region.


Savills IM appoints Toh Shaowei, as Head of Research and Strategy, Asia Pacific

Shaowei is based in the Singapore office, where he leads and coordinates the research agenda for the region and bridges the gap between top-down analysis and bottom-up execution.


Savills IM has acquired the “Bos en Lommerplein” neighbourood scheme in Amsterdam

Savills IM has acquired the “Bos en Lommerplein” neighbourood scheme in Amsterdam for EUR 51 million on behalf of its European Food Retail Fund (EFRF) from Lone Star.


Savills IM launches contrarian UK retail park strategy

Savills IM has launched a UK retail park strategy to capitalise on the strong income-producing characteristics of the UK retail parks sector with a target capital raise of £360m.


Savills IM acquires new office building in Leipzig for insurance club deal from OFB Projektentwicklung

Savills IM has signed a purchase agreement for an office building under construction in Leipzig for its club deal special fund "Savills IM Real Invest 1".


Savills IM appoints Michelle Sartorio as Global Head of Marketing and Communications

Savills IM has apointed Michelle Sartorio as Global Head of Marketing and Communications. A recognised industry expert in marketing, client strategy, investor relations and ESG investment.


Savills IM sells distribution centre in Moerdijk for European logistics fund to LaSalle

Savills IM has sold a distribution centre in the port area of Moerdijk, in the Netherlands, from the European Logistics Fund 2 (ELF 2) portfolio.


Thinking outside big boxes

Savills IM logistics report pinpoints new opportunities in European industrial and logistics sector 


Savills IM acquires distribution centre near Amsterdam for European logistics fund

Savills IM has acquired a newly constructed distribution centre near Amsterdam, the Netherlands for EUR 46.9 million on behalf on behalf of its European Logistics Fund 3 (ELF 3).


Savills IM completes sale of prime North London trading estate

Savills IM has completed the sale of Mowlem Trading Estate in Tottenham, North London, to Goodman for an undisclosed sum.


Savills IM acquires two new-build distribution centres in Denmark

Savills IM, has acquired a newly built distribution centre and a distribution centre under construction in Horsens, Denmark, for its European Logistics Fund 3 (ELF 3).


Savills IM acquires two logistics warehouses in Madrid from UBS Asset Management for EUR 51.6 million

The assets, which have a combined GLA of 35,000 sqm, are located in  Leganés, Madrid's first logistics belt


Savills IM adds $218m of assets to Japanese residential portfolio

Savills IM announces that it has secured a further (JPY24bn)  218m of acquisitions for its Japanese residential strategy.


Savills IM secures planning permission for industrial development in Cambridgeshire

Savills IM secured planning permission and placed a building contract with Readie Construction Ltd to commence a net zero carbon ready industrial development known as Bourn Quarter in Cambridgeshire.


Savills announces Strategic Investment Alliance between Savills IM and Samsung Life

Savills plc, the global real estate services provider, announces that its subsidiary Savills Investment Management has entered into an agreement to form a Strategic Investment Alliance with Samsung Life, the leading Life Insurer in Korea, and its real estate asset management subsidiary Samsung SRA.


Acquisition of DRC Capital

I am delighted to confirm that Savills IM has agreed to acquire the remaining 75% stake in DRC Capital following the completion of our 25% stake in 2018.


Savills IM continues its expansion in Asia-Pacific with the launch of Income and Growth Fund

Savills Investment Management has launched a pan-Asian income and growth fund following a first close at c. EUR 95 million which is immediately being invested.


Savills IM appoints Eleanor McMillan as investment director to support push into 'living' sector

Eleanor McMillan has joined Savills IM as part of the company's ambition to become a leading manager in the European residential sector. 


Savills IM sells mixed-use Domkontor D10 asset in Hamburg

Savills IM has concluded a purchase agreement on behalf of the Savills IM European Office Fund for the Domkontor D10 office and retail building in Hamburg's Old Town.


Savills IM acquires logistics property in Poland for EUR 65.5 million on behalf of VESALF I

Savills IM has exchanged contracts to acquire a logistics property in Łódź, Poland, for EUR 65.5 million from Tritax EuroBox plc, our second acquisition on behalf of VESALF I.


Savills IM appoints Lisen Heijbel as head of investment, Nordics

Savills IM has appointed Lisen Heijbel as head of investment, Nordics, based in Stockholm.          


Savills IM acquires distribution centres in France and the Netherlands for European Logistics Fund 3

Savills IM acquired three logistics properties for its European Logistics Fund 3 in December 2020, including one in France and two in the Netherlands, for c. EUR 86 million in total.


Savills IM transacted over EUR 2.5 billion in 2020 while rebalancing towards more recession-resilient sectors

Globally, Savills IM's 2020 transactions included nearly EUR 1.7 billion of acquisitions and EUR 833 million of disposals, resulting in a net investment of EUR 842 million. 


Andrew Allen rejoins Savills IM as head of product strategy and development

Savills IM has appointed Andrew Allen, who previously worked for Cordea Savills (now Savills IM) as head of Research & Strategy, in a new role as head of Product Strategy and Development.


Savills IM acquires 38 supermarkets in Denmark for new European Food Retail Fund

Savills IM has launched the European Food Retail Fund, which has received capital commitments of EUR 109mn from six German insitutional investors at first closing.