2016-01-04 10:04Press release

Niam sells residential portfolio in Copenhagen

Niam has entered into an agreement to sell a portfolio of 436 residential apartments to Heimstaden, a Swedish property company, for DKK 1,400 million.

The portfolio comprises approximately 44,000 sqm distributed over 9 different properties in the Copenhagen area. The properties were acquired by Niam in the period from 2012 to 2013.

Johan Bergman, Niam CEO, says, “We are happy to sign this agreement with a strong buyer. We entered the Copenhagen residential market with good timing and the sale generates an attractive return to our investors.” and he continues, “We continue to have a positive view on the market and after the sale we will still own approximately 400 residential units in the Copenhagen area.”

The transaction will take place with effect as of March 1, 2016.

Niam is the leading real estate private equity firm in Northern Europe with real estate assets under management of approximately €2.7 billion. Niam offers global institutions the opportunity to invest in the Nordic property markets. Niam was established in 1998 and has invested over€5 billion through its own funds since 2000. Niam has a fully integrated investment team of 48 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.