Columbus Nova MB Concludes Its Engagement With Züblin Immobilien Holdings AG

September 30, 2015

Columbus Nova MB is pleased to announce the conclusion of its engagement with Züblin Immobilien Holdings AG (“Züblin”) on September 30, 2015.

“Züblin’s management is well positioned to take the company forward and we have a high degree of confidence that they can execute on their strategic plan of investing in Germany and Switzerland. We remain committed to the company and will be available if needed,” indicated Amos Beason at Columbus Nova MB.

“The management of Züblin is very pleased with the outcome and the continuous support of Columbus Nova over the past twelve months.” said Thomas Wapp, CFO and COO Züblin.  “Based on our experience, we would certainly use the Columbus Nova Advisory team in the future and would recommend them to other firms in need of responsive, high quality, unbiased advice.”

During Columbus Nova MB’s involvement with Züblin, the company completed a number of initiatives including the completion of interim funding arrangements, the repayment of its Senior Notes, the divestiture of Züblin France (ZIF) and the filing for its rights offering, to be completed in late 2015. Züblin has announced that, going forward, it is entirely focused on investing in Germany and Switzerland, having exited France and the Netherlands over the past twelve months.

The Züblin Group invests in energy-efficient office properties in prime locations.  Züblin’s core markets are Switzerland and Germany. Within these countries, the Company concentrates its investments in a few selected cities.  Züblin’s goal is to meet the needs of its tenants by rendering client oriented and extraordinary services for office space and therefore create sustainable value for all stakeholders.

Columbus Nova MB has an active advisory practice with specializations in sell and buy side M&A, capital formation and financial restructuring.  For additional information about Columbus Nova MB’s Advisory Group, please contact Amos Beason at +1 (704) 285-7750, Lon Brown +1 (704) 285-7756 or Matt Decker at +1 (704) 285-6503.

Columbus Nova MB (“CNMB”), with offices in Charlotte and New York, manages portfolios of real estate assets for a variety of investors in a separate account program. In addition, CNMB’s Advisory Group serves middle-market businesses by providing buy and sell-side, capital formation and restructuring services on a fee basis. Finally, CNMB manages the Baikal Program, which makes investments in growing businesses and in private equity funds.