LINUS Institutional Invest
from
€5 million

Bespoke
participation in our
real estate investments

As an institutional investor, you have access to tailor-made co-investments in real estate developments and portfolios from an investment amount of €5 million upwards.

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Finance real estate projects together with LINUS.

Bespoke participation in our real estate investments

Tailored to your individual needs

You will receive bespoke structuring solutions for real estate backed debt securities in line with your regulatory requirements (Investment Regulations (AnlV), Solvency II, Basel IV)

Superior risk / return profile

Thanks to a rigorous investment screening process coupled with our distinctive and wide-reaching network in the real estate industry, you will benefit from opportunities offering attractive risk/return profiles.

Partnership Investments

The LINUS fund acts as the anchor investor, primarily in the junior tranche, until repayment.

Partnership investments in real estate projects of long-term value.

Locations

  • Top cities in Germany (Berlin, Munich, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Hamburg, Stuttgart & Frankfurt) and in the United Kingdom (London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow)
  • Large metropolitan regions with positive economic and demographic outlook
  • Plots with high development potential

Real estate asset classes

  • Residential (incl. PRS and PBSA)
  • Office
  • Operated real estate (hotel, serviced flats, etc.)
  • Retail (A-cities/high street only)

Developments

  • Experienced property developers with an excellent track record
  • Land banking
  • New building
  • Value-add

Every investment is a individually structured solution for you.

  • Participation via promissory note loan, syndicated loan, loan accession or sale of receivables
  • Ticket sizes from €5-50 million
  • Tailored to the requirements of the investment regulations and Solvency II
  • Senior tranches adjusted to §2 of the Investment Regulation and thus free of any quota (if necessary, have this confirmed by a lawyer)

Our partners can rely on us.

Our institutional partners value our experienced and reliable team - when it comes to real estate investments, you can trust on our expertise.

Benedikt Gabor

Director of Real Estate Department Deutsche Rück Insurance

“The LINUS team is doing an excellent job in finding and managing investments that are tailored to our needs as an insurance company. They are highly professional in their business conduct and are very solutions-oriented.”

Andrea Stuber

Managing Director Bankhaus Obotritia

“A fundamental aspect of our cooperation with LINUS is their commitment to co-invest in every single project - this demonstrates LINUS' commitment to its partners. Ensuring aligned interests with our counterparties is the foundation for all of our partnerships.”

Attractive returns.
Reliable repayments.

With the support of our partners our experienced team of investment professionals has built an impressive track record by continuously delivering first-class investment opportunities. Ensuring the quality of our investments is always our priority.

315 million

Institutional co-investments

18

Investments

0

Payment defaults

Investment references

Wolfsburg - Südkopf-Center

Portfolio Financing
Project Type
Renovation
Real Estate Developer
Confidential
Type of Use
Mixed use
Investment
Whole loan
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Portfolio Financing

Wolfsburg - Südkopf-Center

Wolfsburg

Project Type
Renovation
Real Estate Developer
Confidential
Type of Use
Mixed use
Investment
Whole loan

LINUS has structured a €24 million whole loan for a portfolio development in Porschestraße, a main shopping street in Wolfsburg. The “Südkopfcenter”, refurbished by a Berlin-based project developer, . had already been let to strong long-term tenants including ALDI, VW and AOK. Existing retail and office rental space will be renovated and enlarged after the renewal oftenancies. LINUS has syndicated a senior tranche of €16 million to a large German insurance company.

Berlin - Max & Moritz

Project financing
Project Type
New build
Real Estate Developer
MIKARE Development
Type of Use
Mixed use
Investment
Whole loan
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Project financing

Berlin - Max & Moritz

Berlin Friedrichshain

Project Type
New build
Real Estate Developer
MIKARE Development
Type of Use
Mixed use
Investment
Whole loan

LINUS has financed the purchase, planning and pre-constructionof the Max & Moritz development in Berlin, with a whole loan of €88 million. The development is located in the heart of the Media Spree in the popular district of Berlin-Friedrichshain, and includes two 90-meters tall residential towers with over 44,000 m² of rental space. The project supplies a mix of residential, office and retail space as well as serviced flats, with 380 freehold flats being the core of the development.

Leipzig - Krystallpalast

Project financing
Project Type
Revitalisation projects
Real Estate Developer
ARGO Capital Partners
Type of Use
Mixed use
Investment
Whole loan
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Project financing

Leipzig - Krystallpalast

Leipzig Centre

Project Type
Revitalisation projects
Real Estate Developer
ARGO Capital Partners
Type of Use
Mixed use
Investment
Whole loan

Since autumn 2019 LINUS has been financing the purchase and planning costs for the Krystallpalast quarter development with a Whole Loan of EUR 45 million. In the direct vicinity of Leipzig's main train station, the Krystallpalast quarter is being developed on an area of about 20,000 m². After completion, the quarter will offer around 40,000 m² of lettable space for offices, residential accommodation, a hotel and local suppliers. LINUS has syndicated a senior tranche of EUR 15 million to an institutional investor from the banking sector.

Berlin - Alexanderhaus

Portfolio Financing
Project Type
Value Add
Real Estate Developer
CENTRUM Group
Type of Use
Retail
Investment
Mezzanine loans
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Portfolio Financing

Berlin - Alexanderhaus

Berlin Mitte

Project Type
Value Add
Real Estate Developer
CENTRUM Group
Type of Use
Retail
Investment
Mezzanine loans

LINUS provided the Düsseldorf-based project developer CENTRUM with approximately €8 million of mezzanine capital for the development of more than 7,000 m² retail space at Alexanderplatz.

Located in one of the vibrant city's main hotspots, the site attracts footfall of approximately 300,000 visitors per day. CENTRUM has already finalised several rental agreements with well-known chains for the space.

A committed team that you can rely on.

At LINUS Digital Finance, we are a dynamic team of experts striving to be true financing partners. With international experience in some of the industry's leading companies, we pride ourselves on providing in-depth expertise and a high level of customer service. Get to know our financing specialists.

Lucas Boventer
Director Investments
E-mail for contact:
lucas.boventer@linus-finance.com

Lucas is responsible for the acquisition and execution of real estate investments.

Before joining LINUS, Lucas spent several years as a senior analyst in equity research at the private bank M.M. Warburg & CO. Lucas completed his Master’s in Management (MSc) at ESCP Europe. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Munich Business School.

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Maximilian Könen
Director Investments
E-mail for contact:
maximilian.koenen@linus-finance.com

Maximilian is responsible for the acquisition and implementation of real estate investments and covers the relationships with our institutional partners and co-investors.

Maximilian has several years of experience in investment banking. Before joining LINUS, he was a Vice President at Deutsche Bank, where he advised institutional clients on interest rate and currency risks in M&A transactions. Maximilian completed his Master’s degree in Management (MSc) with a focus on Finance & Accounting at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Cologne.

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Julia Kneist | MRICS | CIS HypZert (F)
Chief Risk Officer
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Julia manages our Valuation Department and is therefore responsible for the independent analysis and risk management of our investments, and our investor reporting.

Prior to joining LINUS, Julia worked for over 12 years for CBRE, a globally leading real estate service company, initially in International Valuation and later as a Director for CBRE Hotels. In 2010, she was certified to perform mortgage valuations in accordance with the German Mortgage Bonds Act and the Regulation on the Determination of the Mortgage Lending Value (CIS HypZert (F)). Julia is also a member of MRICS, the professional association of Chartered Surveyors in the real estate industry.

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