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LINUS receives financing requests worth several billion euros every year - but only a fraction of these are actually disbursed as financing for real estate projects. The underwriting process decides who receives financing and who does not. We asked our Managing Director Investments Maximilian Könen how this actually works.
Around 75 million euros in redemptions since the beginning of the year - Interest of around 35 million euros already distributed to co-investors since 2019
Largest mezzanine financing to date by LINUS Digital Finance - 14 million euros with a term of 18 months - A total of 11,000 square metres of living space planned
Blockchain and cryptocurrency are making their way into the real estate industry: we too are now using blockchain technology with LINUS, enabling our investors to close their co-investment on the Ethereum blockchain via a tokenized trust.
As of 1 April 2021 the lawyer Dr. Christopher Danwerth, LL.M. will be taking up the newly-created position as Head of Legal at LINUS Digital Finance. The future work of the experienced attorney will focus on providing the board of management and other management teams with advice on legal and regulatory matters, and in particular on the company’s further expansion into new markets.
Diversified real estate private debt portfolio accessible via digital investment platform with 6.5 - 8% target yield on junior and senior loans spread nationwide
LINUS Digital Finance wins Illia Kostynian for the newly created position of Head of Finance and further strengthens the management team. In his role, he will be responsible for LINUS' operational and strategic budgeting and controlling.
LINUS Digital Finance announces the next personnel and strategic reinforcement in the management team and successfully fills the newly created position of Head of Product & Technology with Martin Cichowski. The experienced FinTech and IT expert will drive the technical development and expansion of LINUS' digital co-investment platform.
Capital increase with renowned investors from the tech, private equity and real estate sectors | Strengthening of equity for further scaling and internationalization of the investment platform
LINUS Digital Finance relies on blockchain technology and for the first time enables its (semi-)professional investors to close their co-investment on the Ethereum blockchain via a tokenized trust relationship.
2019 volume exceeded by around EUR 40 million - Seven project loans of EUR 162 million repaid on schedule
The corona pandemic has caused many real estate banks to be much more cautious in their new business. Project developers in particular are feeling the effects in the form of higher requirements for loan collateral, pre-letting ratios and loan-to-value ratios. In this uncertain environment, alternative forms of financing are gaining in importance. The days when mezzanine was an exotic product with (too) high interest rates seem to be finally over. The authors describe the most important trends in the market for alternative financing and come to some quite remarkable conclusions, particularly with regard to the risk appetite of individual players.
Office property with around 13,000 m² of lettable space and a solid tenant structure benefits from proximity to the airport and convenient access to Frankfurt city centre. LINUS extends whole loan in the double-digit million range and continues growth course with strong year-end business
Supervisory Board Chair Verena Mohaupt, partner at a renowned private equity fund and Supervisory Board member at home24 and Pacifico Renewables Yield AG. Other Supervisory Board members are business angel and tech entrepreneur Christian Vollmann (nebenan.de), attorney Jennifer Brenke (Leonhardt Rattunde) and venture capital expert Kristian Schmidt-Garve (MIG Verwaltungs AG)
High residential share supplemented by retail and gastronomy ensures attractive tenant mix and favourable risk-return profile. LINUS continues to drive forward the strategic expansion of portfolio financing.
LINUS Digital Finance has strengthened its staff with Frederic Olbert in the newly created position of Head of Capital Markets as of 1 December 2020. The appointment of the former financial market specialist from Goldman Sachs is part of LINUS Digital Finance's continuous growth.
Julia Kneist takes over tasks from Dr. Matthias Schulz - Previous managing director becomes co-founder of an impact fund for agriculture and forestry - Company growth and staff expansion continue
New company name "LINUS Digital Finance" - 250 million euros in new co-investor funds by the end of 2021 - New investments every two weeks - Doubling of the number of employees
Linus Capital intends to invest a mid single-digit million euro amount from its own resources in the expansion of its own digital investment platform. This was stated by Chief Operating Officer Dominik Pederzani in an interview with the Handelsblatt.
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realxdata, one of the leading technology companies specializing in real estate market and portfolio analyses, is further expanding its customer portfolio.
A yield of 5 to 10 % for the provision of subordinated debt capital, still 3 to 4.5 % for a senior tranche - the figures presented by David Neuhoff, founder and CEO of Linus Capital in an interview with the Börsen-Zeitung, make it clear why his investors include insurers, pension funds and smaller banks as well as wealthy private individuals.
Linus has structured a EUR 24 million whole loan financing for a portfolio development on Porschestraße in Wolfsburg.
LINUS Capital provides PRIMUS Immobilien AG with a whole loan financing of around EUR 6.6 million for the purchase of a development property in Berlin-Charlottenburg.
The Berlin real estate investment company LINUS Capital has granted a 65 million Euro senior financing to a Berlin project developer.
The Berlin real estate investment company Linus Capital has awarded a 45 million euro financing to a Hamburg property developer.
Berlin. Linus Capital looks back on a very successful business year 2019: The Berlin real estate investment platform increased its transaction volume almost tenfold last year.
The digital investor Linus Capital and a leading German reinsurance company jointly invested in a residential development of the property developer CASADA in Berlin. The investors provided approximately 20 million euro to finance the land purchase and other project costs.
The Berlin real estate investment company Linus Capital has structured a whole loan financing of 85 million euros for the project development known as "SLT 107 Schwabendlandtower" in Fellbach, 9 km northeast of Stuttgart.
The Berlin real estate investment company Linus Capital has structured a so-called whole loan financing of EUR 45 million for the project development in Leipzig known as "Quartier Krystallpalast".
Strategically important new addition for Linus: real estate expert Julia Kneist is now responsible for the "Valuation" division at the Berlin investment platform.
Linus Capital receives a further EUR 300 million for investments in real estate projects. The Berlin-based company thus has a total of 350 million euros available in its self-administered fund for the financing (whole loan) and interim financing (Mezzanine loans) of real estate projects.
The investment company Linus will receive early repayment of a whole loan of almost 10 million euros.
Berlin-based Real Estate investor Linus Capital, together with an institutional investor, provides financing to MIKARE Real Estate for its project development Upside Max und Moritz Berlin.
Berlin-based digital investor Linus Capital receives EUR 50 M new capital to expand its real estate investment business.
A development financed by Linus Capital and PAMERA near Berlin's Kurfürstendamm was repaid early. The investors showed flexibility in the sale and made an early exit possible. The double-digit IRR was further increased by the early repayment of the loan. The joint venture of Linus and PAMERA had financed the development with around EUR 6 million in mezzanine capital.
After the launch of Linus’ digital platform (www.linus-capital.com) in August 2018, the Berlin based investor successfully completed its first digital investment, which had co-investor participate exclusively via the newly launched online platform.
Linus provides EUR 5 M mezzanine financing for the acquisition and revitalization of an office development in the south-western part of Berlin. The office building with approx. 15,000 sqm lettable space is situated in a good location close to a train station and a shopping mall. The property developer plans to conclude new leases after the current tenants have vacated the premises in August 2018. Once it is fully let, the property will be placed back on the market.