Catella Asset Management advises Tikehau Investment Management on the acquisition of a portfolio of 35 retail assets

Advised by Catella Asset Management, Tikehau group has acquired from private investors a real estate portfolio comprising 35 retail assets in France with a net area of more than 200,000 sqm. The transaction amounts to more than 240 million euros.

The retail assets are located in the Paris region as well as in many other regions in France. The portfolio includes 102 retail units leased to both national and international brands such as Babou, Brico Dépôt, Maxi Toys, McDonald’s, Leader Price, Besson, C&A, Chaussea and Kiabi.

Catella Asset Management assisted Tikehau during the whole acquisition process and will be in charge of the asset management. The SCC and Sofidy will be responsible for the property management of the portfolio. Senior financing was provided by Natixis and Crédit Foncier.

This acquisition was executed through the OPCI Tikehau Retail Properties III, created and managed by Tikehau Investment Management, Tikehau Capital Partners being one of the shareholders of this structure, alongside first class institutional partners.

“This transaction represents a wonderful opportunity to invest in a diversified portfolio generating secured cash flows, which is part of our continued strategic vision of retail assets. We are also particularly happy about Tikehau’s renewed trust, mandating us today for the asset management of this portfolio, after mandating us on Bercy 2 in October and on the Mr Bricolage portfolio last December,” says François Brisset, Head of Catella Asset Management in France.

Tikehau was also advised by notary Wargny Katz along with the Lacourte Raquin Tatar, BDGS Associés and Lefèvre Pelletier Associés law firms. Banks were advised by the notary Allez & Associés as well as by the Archers law firm.

Catella’s Asset Management in France provides real estate asset management services for French and international investors. Launched in 2014, the asset management operations rely on a team of seasoned professionals who have developed unique expertise in most real estate asset classes.

For more information, please contact: 
François BRISSET
Head of Asset Management France
+33 1 56 79 79 79, +33 6 13 53 89 39  

Press contact:
Ann Charlotte Svensson
Head of Group Communications
+46 8 463 32 55, +46 72 510 11 61 

About Catella: Catella is a financial advisor and asset manager with in-depth knowledge of property, fixed income and equities. Catella is a leader in the property sector, with a strong local presence in Europe, and employs some 500 professionals in 12 countries. Catella is listed on First North Premier on Nasdaq Stockholm. Read more at


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