Awards and ratings

Union Investment stands for active portfolio management, transaction reliability and long international experience. The qualities that define us and our real estate solutions also impress rating agencies and see us performing strongly in many competitions.

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Innovation prize for First Store by Alexa

Union Investment and Sonae Sierra have received the European Innovation Award for Retail 2018 from the German Council of Shopping Centers for the First Store by Alexa competition – a “casting show” for retailers. According to the jury, the winners “have been able to position themselves in the start-up and newcomer scene as innovation partners in the retail space through this competition, thereby gaining a competitive advantage.”


Deal of the Decade Award for Pegasus

Trade journal PropertyEU recognised Union Investment with the Deal of the Decade Award for the best portfolio deal of the past ten years. The Pegasus portfolio comprised 54 properties and was sold in 2007 for EUR 2.56 billion to Morgan Stanley and IVG Immobilien. Pegasus remains one of the largest portfolio transactions ever carried out in Germany. In explaining its decision, the jury stated that the deal was “an example of perfect timing and good organisation of a complex transaction.”


Scope Rating 2017

Current Scope rating: Union Investment and its funds continue to impress

Scope has recognised Union Investment's excellent asset management quality by awarding its real estate business the highest possible rating, AAA (AMR) (as at June 2019). It therefore maintains its excellent rating of the previous two years, with key factors in the assessment being a consistently strong international presence, an efficient process-based approach and success in growing its business with institutional investors as a strategic target group.

Union Investment's open-ended real estate funds for private and institutional investors once again achieved gratifying results in this year's industry rating by Scope Analysis (as at June 2019).

UniImmo: Deutschland - Alexa Berlin

UniImmo: Deutschland

Our Germany fund again received an aa- (AIF) rating, the highest rating awarded in the funds for private investors category. Scope highlighted the excellent occupancy level and geographic diversification.

UniImmo: Europa  - Barcelo Raval Barcelona

UniImmo: Europa

With an a+ (AIF) rating, our classic Europe fund as in 2018 received again the highest ranking in the category for private investor products with a European focus. The fund’s sustainability and financial structure scored very highly.

UniImmo:Global -  One Coleman

UniImmo: Global

Our international fund received a Scope rating of a+ (AIF). The broad sector diversification of the real estate portfolio was ranked particularly highly.

UniInstitutional European Real Estate - Stibbe Court

UniInstitutional European Real Estate

Scope awarded our institutional Europe fund a rating of a+ (AIF), highlighting once more the fund’s good geographic diversification and excellent occupancy Level.

UniInstitutional German Real Estate: Haus am Fluß WQ1 Bremen

UniInstitutional German Real Estate

Our Germany fund for institutional investors again received a rating of aa- (AIF). In addition to good diversification, the fund’s excellent letting parameters were a key contributor to its Rating.

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