10 March 2014 Berlin Hyp and Helaba finance Galeria Mokotów in

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Berlin, 10 March 2014
Berlin Hyp and Helaba finance Galeria Mokotów in Warsaw
The two German banks Berlin Hyp and Helaba are providing Unibail Rodamco
with a €200 million term loan for their prime shopping center Galeria Mokotów
in Warsaw. Purpose of the five-year facility is to refinance an existing loan. In
this transaction, Berlin Hyp and Helaba are acting as co-arrangers and lenders
for the whole loan amount. Berlin Hyp is the agent of the facility.
Galeria Mokotów is a landmark property located in the heart of Warsaw’s
modern Mokotów Business District. As one of the most-visited shopping
centers in Poland’s Capital it has been extended several times since its
completion in 2000, last time in 2013. Galeria Mokotów comprises
66,800 sqm of gross leasable area with 260 shop units. Among the tenants
are international brands such as Zara, H&M and Peek&Cloppenburg as well
as a Cinema City multiplex cinema.
The shopping center is owned and managed by Unibail-Rodamco, Europe's
leading listed commercial property company specialised in shopping centers in
European capital cities.
White&Case acted as legal advisor to the lenders in this transaction. The
borrower was advised by the law firm Gide.
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Berlin Hyp specialises in high-volume real estate financing for professional investors
and housing companies and provides them with individually tailored finance solutions.
As an affiliate of the German savings banks, it also offers these financial institutions a
comprehensive range of products and services. Its clear focus, almost 150 years of
experience and close relationship with the Savings Banks Finance Group make Berlin
Hyp one of Germany’s leading mortgage lenders and issuers of Pfandbriefe.
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Helaba is a German Landesbank headquartered in Frankfurt and Erfurt and at
important financial centres worldwide. As a balance-sheet lender with a sustainable
business model, real estate business is focused on commercial properties in
Germany, Europe and the US. Helaba started business in Central Europe in 2006.
The bank finances office, retail and logistics properties in Poland, the Czech Republic
and Slovakia for institutional investors.
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Michael Kröger, +49 69 9132-4482, [email protected]
Wolfgang Kuß, +49 69 9132-2877, [email protected]
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