Finnish Antilooppi acquires office property in Helsinki from Commerz Real’s hausInvest

The Commerz Real open-ended real estate fund hausInvest has sold “Lintulahti Office Building” (Lintulahdenvuori) to the Finnish real estate company Antilooppi. Located in downtown Helsinki on the Sörnäinen waterfront, the office property has a total lettable area of approx. 11,000 square metres and is currently occupied by Aspo Headquarters, the Finnish Tax Authorities and the Finnish office for Tommy Hilfiger. It was agreed that confidentiality be maintained on the purchase price. Lintulahdenvuori was constructed in 2009 and holds LEED platinum classification. Commerz Real acquired it in 2010. The sale is accompanied by a geographical regrouping within the fund portfolio.

“The acquisition is in line with the Antilooppi’s growth strategy to acquire, develop and manage office properties with good traffic connections and is supported by the trend of urbanization in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. Acquiring a high-quality landmark property like the one at the Lintulahdenkuja 10, extends and improves Antilooppi’s footprint in Hakaniemi-Sörnäinen area.” comments Antilooppi’s CEO Tuomas Sahi. Antilooppi was advised in the acquisition by Exsmith Oy, a company jointly owned by Cavendo Ab and Mrec Oy.

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About Antilooppi
Antilooppi is a new real estate company focusing on office properties in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. We develop our properties responsibly together with our clients. The most notable property holdings of Antilooppi are Ympyrätalo in Hakaniemi, Nokia headquarters in Espoo Karaportti area as well as Finnair headquarters close to Helsinki-Vantaa airport. Antilooppi has a total lettable area of 280,000 sqm and it is owned by pension fund Ilmarinen and AMF Pensionsförsäkring.

Press Contact Antilooppi
Tuomas Sahi, CEO
HTC Pinta
Tammasaarenkatu 3
00180 Helsinki
Phone +358 400 907877

About Commerz Real
Commerz Real is a fully-owned subsidiary of Commerzbank AG with more than 40 years of market experience and approximately 32 billion euros in assets under management. The company combines comprehensive know-how in asset management and a broad-based structuring expertise to deliver its signature range of services of fund products focused on tangibles and bespoke financing solutions. The fund spectrum includes the open-ended real estate fund hausInvest, institutional investment products as well as entrepreneurial participations in real estate, aircraft, regenerative energy and ships. In its role as leasing company of Commerzbank Group, Commerz Real offers tailored equipment leasing concepts along with bespoke financing arrangements for assets such as real estate, big-ticket equipment and infrastructure projects.

Press Contact Commerz Real:
Gerd Johannsen
Tel.: +49 611 7105-4485

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