Top100 Investors in European real estate




Rankings based on Assets Under Management (AUM) and Deal Volume by PropertyEU  

FEATURE IN OUR RANKINGS: To request a data sheet for inclusion in our upcoming rankings please contact sales@propertyeu.info.  Deadline for submission is Friday 24th April.  

The top investors rankings for 2021 (detailing activity in 2020) will be a most interesting assessmet of market activity for European real estate.  Which companies remained active in the wake of a global pandemic? Which asset classes have become more attractive to investors? and which countries have investors flocked to in search of secure returns? 

Since 2013, PropertyEU has been providing rankings and analysis of those involved in European property investing.

Two different rankings are produced in our PropertyEU magazine: Top100 Investors Assets Under Management (AUM) and Top100 Investors Deals & Dealmakers. 

The former consists of a ranking of firms measured by total AUM the previous calendar year, while the latter considers the total deal volume counting both buying and selling during a calendar year. The higher the AUM or deal volume, the higher up the raking a company is placed.

Our next ranking list will be Top100 Deals and Dealmakers of 2020, featuring in the June edition of PropertyEU. 

To find out more or to submit information on behalf of your company please email: sales@propertyeu.info 

2019 AUM

Ranking 2019 Ranking 2018 Company Status Head Office Europe RE AUM Europe 2019 (€ bn)
1 3 Swiss Life Asset Managers Non-listed Zürich 89.9
2 2 AXA IMRA Non-listed Paris 66.3
3 5 CBRE Global Investors Listed Amsterdam/ London 55.4
4 7 Credit Suisse Listed Zürich 54.6
5 8 Vonovia Listed Bochum 53.3
6 4 Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Listed Paris 49.6
7 1 Allianz Real Estate Non-listed Munich 48.9
8 6 Blackstone Group Listed London 48.8
9 10 Deka Immobilien Non-listed Frankfurt 44.3
10 9 Patrizia Immobilien Listed Augsburg 40.7
11 44 Aberdeen Standard Investments Listed Edinburgh 39.2
12 13 Amundi Real Estate Listed Paris 37.7
13 12 UBS Asset Management Listed Zürich 36.6
14 20 Union Investment Listed Hamburg 34.7
15 11 ECE Projektmanagement Non-listed Hamburg 32.2
16 16 AEW Non-listed Paris 32.1
17 17 Generali Real Estate Non-listed Milan 31.1
18 21 Brookfield Asset Management Listed Toronto 30.8
19 18 M&G Real Estate Listed London 30.7
20 14 BNP Paribas REIM Non-listed Issy-les-Moulineaux 30.1
21 22 DWS – Real Estate Listed Frankfurt 28.6
22 26 Corestate Capital Listed Luxembourg 26.3
23 28 Aviva Investors Non-listed London 25.4
24 15 LGIM Real Assets Listed London 25.2
25 25 Deutsche Wohnen Listed Berlin 24.2
26 24 Covivio Listed Paris 24.0
27 19 Nuveen (TH Real Estate) Non-listed London 23.9
28 33 La Française Global REIM Non-listed Paris 23.6
29 23 Klépierre Listed Paris 23.4
30 27 Syntrus Achmea Non-listed Amsterdam 23.3
31 35 LaSalle IM Non-listed Chicago 23.2
32 - Universal-Investment Non-listed Frankfurt 22.8
33 31 Hines Non-listed London 22.7
34 36 Prologis Listed Amsterdam 21.0
35 37 Primonial REIM Non-listed Paris 21.0
36 38 APG Asset Management Listed Amsterdam 20.4
37 32 Gecina Listed Paris 20.1
38 - Signa Group Non-listed Innsbruck 20.0
39 34 Savills IM Non-listed London 19.7
40 40 Schroder RE Non-listed London 19.1
41 29 Commerz Real Non-Listed Wiesbaden 18.5
42 42 Aroundtown Listed Berlin 18.1
43 41 The Crown Estate Non-listed London 15.7
44 - Bayerischer Versorgungskammer Non-listed Munich 15.4
45 77 Hermes IM Non-Listed London 15.2
46 43 Vasakronan Non-listed Stockholm 14.9
47 39 Landsec Listed London 14.4
48 47 Icade Listed Paris 14.3
49 30 British Land Listed London 14.3
50 52 Segro Listed Slough 14.3
51 45 Norges Bank IM Non-listed Oslo 13.8
52 48 Balder Listed Gothenburg 13.7
53 56 Invesco Non-Listed Dallas 13.0
54 46 Merlin Properties Listed Madrid 12.8
55 - Colonial Listed Madrid 12.2
56 51 LEG Immobilien Listed Düsseldorf 12.0
57 59 Swiss Prime Site AG Listed Olten 10.9
58 - Heimstaden Non-listed Malmö 10.9
59 62 Bouwinvest REIM Non-listed Amsterdam 10.5
60 58 Tristan Capital Partners Non-listed London 10.5
61 - DeA Capital Real Estate Non-listed Rome 9.9
62 54 DTZ Investors Non-listed London 9.9
63 50 Hammerson Listed London 9.7
64 68 Real I.S. Non-Listed Munich 9.2
65 63 Castellum Listed Gothenburg 9.1
66 64 Partners Group Listed Zug 9.0
67 61 Akelius Residential Property Listed Stockholm 8.2
68 79 MN Listed The Hague 8.0
69 71 Grand City Properties Listed Luxembourg 8.0
70 66 Alecta Non-listed Stockholm 7.9
71 69 Greystar RE Partners Non-listed London 7.8
72 76 Vesteda IM Non-listed Amsterdam 7.8
73 - DIC Asset Listed Frankfurt 7.6
74 67 Redevco Non-listed Amsterdam 7.4
75 78 PSP Swiss Property Listed Zug 7.4
76 72 Morgan Stanley RE Investing Non-Listed London 7.3
77 75 BMO RE Partners Listed London 7.1
78 91 Oxford Properties Group Non-listed London 7.1
79 55 PGIM Real Estate Non-Listed London 7.0
80 60 AMF Fastigheter Non-Listed Stockholm 7.0
81 70 KGAL Group Non-listed Grünwald 7.0
82 74 Canada PPIB Non-Listed London 6.8
83 88 PGGM Pension Zeist 6.8
84 100 Barings Non-listed London 6.7
85 53 Intu Properties Listed London 6.6
86 86 asr Real Estate Listed Utrecht 6.5
87 81 ATP RE Non-listed Copenhagen 6.4
88 83 Nepi-Rockcastle Listed Amsterdam 6.3
89 94 Amvest Non-listed Amsterdam 6.3
90 97 Ilmarinen Non-listed Helsinki 6.3
91 - Apollo Global Real Estate Listed London 6.1
92 84 BlackRock Fund Managers Listed London 6.1
93 89 Art-Invest Non-listed Cologne 6.0
94 92 Pandox Hotels Non-listed Stockholm 5.9
95 82 JP Morgan AM Non-listed London 5.5
96 80 AG Real Estate Non-listed Brussels 5.4
97 96 Goodman Group Listed Brussels 5.3
98 85 Coima sgr Listed Milan 5.3
99 - Altarea Codegim Listed Paris 5.2
100 - CA Immo Listed Vienna 5.2

DATA GATHERING: Surveys are sent out to more than 500 companies that are asked to enter € figures according to our guidelines. Where companies do not provide us with primary data, we utilise desk research as well as data contributed to us from Real Capital Analytics (RCA), which we cross reference with our own research.

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The rankings cover the broad range of institutions that invest in European real estate, including listed property companies, insurance-owned investment managers, private equity firms, bank-owned platforms, asset managers owned by pension funds, and property services-owned investment managers.

As well as the Rankings, our magazine coverage provides analysis by slicing and dicing the data into various subsets. For example, we publish charts and tables by country-of-origin, type of investor, real estate market and asset class. 

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