JLL and EDC International advise on €260 million residential portfolio transaction in Denmark

EDC International Poul Erik Bech and JLL have advised Germany-based Catella Residential Investment Management GmbH (CRIM) on the acquisition of a portfolio of 11 assets in Denmark for €260 million on behalf of its Catella Wohnen Europa (CWE) and Catella European Residential III (CER III) funds.

The portfolio comprises 643 residential units in total plus a number of commercial units at 11 properties across Copenhagen and Aarhus. Asset profiles across the portfolio range from modern city centre apartment blocks to suburban townhouse developments. The vendor of the portfolio is Formuepleje.

JLL is glad to have supported the deal by providing valuation & advisory on the acquisition in collaboration with our local partners at EDC International Poul Erik Bech in Copenhagen.

Clive Drury, Director at JLL Valuation Advisory and Project Lead: “JLL is pleased to have advised Catella on the successful acquisition of the second largest residential transaction in Denmark of 2021. The volume and pricing of the transaction demonstrates the strength of Danish residential investment market and in particular, the increasing demand for quality assets in regional locations such as Aarhus.”

“It’s a pleasure to work with the Catella team on such a significant deal, and we worked hard to help get the transaction across the line by the close of the year. Thanks for entrusting our team at JLL & partners at EDC with such an important appointment.”

Janne Lykke Nielsen, Head of International Valuations, EDC International Poul Erik Bech: “We are pleased to have worked on the project with a great team collaboration between Olga Dziuba and Clive Drury at JLL, myself at EDC Copenhagen and Tonny Broberg and Henrik Frost Sørensen at EDC in Aarhus. We have once again cemented the strong collaboration between EDC and JLL in the Danish market.”

Janne Lykke Nielsen

Head of International Valuations, MRICS
Phone: +45 58588729
Mobile: +45 24488662

Helle Nielsen Ziersen

Partner, Director, Head of International Relations, MRICS, MDE
Phone: +45 58588717
Mobile: +45 40999946