2014-09-08 06:00Press release

Niam sells properties in Sweden and Finland to Partners Group for €300 million

Niam sold the remaining assets in Niam Fund III during June and July 2014 to Partners Group, the Swiss-based investment manager. The remaining assets included office and retail properties in Finland and Sweden with a total lettable area of approximately 380,000 square meters. Niam Fund III was an opportunistic real estate fund focused on investing in the Nordic region.

Johan Bergman, Niam CEO, says, The sale marks the final chapter in the successful fund life of Niam Fund III. We are happy that we exceeded our targets and delivered a solid return to our investors.”

Since 2004, Niam Fund III managed properties totaling over 1.5 million square meters.

Urban Ehrling, Niam III Fund Manager, says, “We added considerable value to the portfolios in Niam Fund III through project development and active asset management. We are proud of our work with these properties especially since all of them were acquired prior to the economic crisis of 2008. I have had a long career and a successful ending at Niam, now I am looking forward to doing other

For more information please contact:
Johan Bergman, CEO, Niam AB 
+ 46 8 5175 85 95, johan.bergman@niam.se

For further information about Niam, please contact:
Jennifer Andersson, Head of Investor Relations & Business Development, Niam AB
+ 46 8 5175 85 59, jennifer.andersson@niam.se

Niam is the leading real estate private equity firm in Northern Europe with real estate assets under management of approximately €2.5 billion. Niam offers global institutions the opportunity to invest in the Nordic property markets. Since inception in 1998, Niam has invested over €7 billion through its own funds or on behalf of its financial partners. Niam has a fully integrated investment team of 44 dedicated real estate professionals with experience across all major asset classes. The company is headquartered in Stockholm and has offices in Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit www.niam.com.


About Niam AB

Niam, founded in 1998, is a leading private equity real estate firm in Northern Europe. Our head office is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and we have local offices in the Nordic capital cities of Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen. Niam has one of the largest real estate teams specifically focused on the Nordic Region. We recognize that our core strength is our people and our success is dependent upon attracting and developing the top real estate professionals in the region. Simply stated…Niam is people. Niam strives to be the Partner of Choice for Nordic real estate. Our network encompasses strong relationships that extend over decades with leading global institutional investors, European banks, tenants, municipalities and the local community. Our top managers average over 26 years of direct real estate experience. It is this collection of knowledge that makes Niam the Partner of Choice.