Published On: Wed, Jul 22nd, 2015

Steven Schwarzman’s Blackstone to Buy $2.7 Billion Property Portfolio From Obligo

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Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest manager of alternative assets, agreed to buy Nordic real estate portfolios valued at about 22 billion kroner ($2.7 billion) in the region’s largest property deal since 2008.

Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV entered into an agreement with 10 funds managed by Obligo Investment Management AS to acquire the portfolios in an all-cash deal, according to a joint statement Wednesday.

“We have had a long-standing ambition to increase our presence in the Nordics, ” James Seppala, head of European Acquisitions at Blackstone, said in the statement.”… READ MORE


Stephen Treloar and Jonas Cho Walsgard

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