Joint venture between VGP and Allianz closes EUR 68 million



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Antwerp, Belgium, June 16, 2021 (18:00 CET)

VGP NV (“VGP” or “the Company”) and Allianz Real Estate, acting on behalf of several Allianz Group companies, today announced a successful eighth closing of their 50:50 joint venture VGP European Logistics (“First Joint Venture” ) famous.1. The transaction included four logistics buildings, including two buildings in a new VGP park and two other newly completed logistics buildings developed in parks previously transferred to the joint venture.

The four buildings are located in Germany (three) and in the Czech Republic (one).

The transaction value is over €68.2 million2. The gross issue proceeds from this transaction amount to approximately €51.8 million.

The proceeds will be used to further expand the development pipeline, ie to acquire new development properties and to finance existing projects under construction and new projects that will shortly be commissioned.

Following the completion of this eighth First Joint Venture deal, the First Joint Venture’s real estate portfolio consists of 95 completed buildings with a lettable area of ​​approximately 1,780,000 sqm and an occupancy rate of 99.5%.

As the First Joint Venture achieved its expanded investment target with this eighth closing, this was the last closing with the First Joint Venture to include new parks. Advanced discussions between VGP and Allianz Real Estate regarding the expansion of the first joint venture are progressing well and are expected to be completed in the near future.

For Allianz Real Estate, this transaction adds to its €9.4 billion global logistics AuM, an asset class in which the company has significantly increased its exposure in recent years, with a focus on prime logistics portfolios in prime locations.

For VGP, the increase in the portfolio of joint ventures should continue to have a positive impact on the fee income generated by the asset, property and development management services provided by VGP to the joint ventures.


Martin Vutters
VGP – Investor Relations
Tel: +32 (0)3 289 1433
Petra Vanclova
VGP – External Communication
Phone: +42 0 602 262 107
Anette neighbor
Brunswick group
Phone: +49 152 288 10363


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VGP is a pan-European developer, manager and owner of high quality logistics and semi-industrial real estate. VGP operates a fully integrated business model with skills and years of experience across the value chain. The Company has a development land bank (owned or committed) of 8.54 million m² and the strategic focus is on industrial estate development. Established in 1998 as a Belgian family-owned real estate developer in the Czech Republic, VGP employs approximately 300 people and today owns and operates assets in 11 European countries directly and through several 50:50 joint ventures. As of December 2020, VGP’s gross asset value, including 100% joint ventures, was €3.84 billion and the company had a net asset value (EPRA NAV) of €1.35 billion. VGP is listed on Euronext Brussels and Prague Stock Exchange (ISIN: BE0003878957).

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1 VGP and Allianz Real Estate own three 50:50 joint ventures (i) the First Joint Venture, ie VGP European Logistics S.à.rl, and (ii) the Second Joint Venture, ie VGP European Logistics 2 S.à.rl , and (iii) the third joint venture, ie VGP Park München GmbH
2 The transaction value consists of the purchase price for the completed revenue-generating buildings and the net book value of the development pipeline transferred as part of a closing but not yet paid for by the First Joint Venture.

  • Eighth degree VGP European Logistics JV – EN


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