How Sweet It Is – Züblin Immobilien Holdings AG Closes On Its Term Facility

Columbus Nova MB is pleased to announce that Züblin Immobilien Holdings AG (“Züblin”) has closed on a new USD 80 million secured credit facility that will allow it to continue with its recapitalization, operational restructuring and portfolio development efforts.  Columbus Nova MB has been advising the management of Züblin, as it goes through the transition and structured the facility.

“The management of Züblin is doing an excellent job and is working very hard to change this company’s direction.  This facility allows them to address multiple balance sheet issues, while addressing the operational challenges,” indicated Amos Beason at Columbus Nova MB.

The Züblin Group invests in energy-efficient office properties in prime locations.  Züblin’s core markets are Switzerland, France 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.

The Zueblin portfolio consists of office and retail properties in Switzerland, Germany, France and the Netherlands.  As of 9/30/14, it had a value of CHF 688 million.

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 or Lon Brown +1 (704) 285-7756.

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.