Global Gate Capital and DeA Capital Real Estate France acquire an emblematic building in the heart of Bordeaux


PARIS, FRANCE / ACCESSWIRE / May 25, 2021 / Global Gate Capital and DeA Capital Real Estate France have acquired a historic mixed-use building, located Allées de Tourny, in the prestigious Golden Triangle district of Bordeaux.

The asset, over 6,300 m², was built in the 18th century and was originally used to house the Royal Academy of Bordeaux. It enjoys a prestigious location in the city center and an elegant and classic design. It is currently leased to an institutional occupant and the strategic plan is to reposition the building to provide A-level office space reflecting the historic elegance in which it was built.

DeA Capital Real Estate France will act as local operational partner and will be supported by Faye Architectes & Associés, Theop for the restructuring project and VSA for the property management.

Rudy Sayegh, CEO of Global Gate Capital, mentionned: “I am pleased to expand our French real estate portfolio with the acquisition of this superb building, which represents our fourth French transaction in the past two years. Our agility, capital and ingenuity, combined with our long-term value-driven strategy, should position us well in current market conditions.

Florent Jeanneau, Head of French Real Estate at Global Gate Capital, adds: “We are delighted with the acquisition of this emblematic building, located in the heart of Bordeaux. Our plan is to bring grandeur and elegance back to office spaces in harmony with the style and significance of the original construction. We continue to seek the right acquisition opportunities in various asset classes (office, industrial and residential) where we can use our creativity and agility to add value to the assets we acquire.

Emanuele Dubini, CEO of DeA Capital Real Estate France, mentionned: “We are delighted with this new acquisition with Global Gate Capital. This is our first investment outside of The Paris region, driven by the first quality of the building and its strategic location in downtown Bordeaux. This new project allows DeA Capital Real Estate France and Global Gate Capital to diversify the risk profile and the geography of our portfolio formed together. Bordeaux is an attractive city ​​with solid fundamentals and potential.

Stanislas de Gabrielli, Investment Director at DeA Capital Real Estate France, adds: “Bordeaux is a very dynamic market which remains very active even in the current context. We plan to modernize the building to provide premium space for occupants, in keeping with the prestigious construction history.

In this transaction, the investors were advised by SBKG & Associés, Racine, Lasaygues and Theop for the technical part.

Global Gate Capital is an investment company that manages several asset classes across its group of companies and specializes in real estate, private equity, credit and wealth management. GGC has been investing in real estate since its inception and has deployed significant assets under management across the asset class. It has a team of seasoned real estate professionals who focus on finding properties and subsequently adding value. With offices in Geneva, London, New York, Düsseldorf and Dubai, Global Gate has grown its assets under management to over $ 4.5 billion since its founding in 2013.

DeA Capital is a pan-European alternative asset manager with total assets under management of € 22.9 billion (including € 10.0 billion in real estate and € 12.9 billion in private equity & NPLs) established in Italy, France, Spain , Portugal, Poland and Germany. It is the largest real estate fund manager in Italy with a high quality portfolio, focused on major Italian cities. DeA Capital Real Estate relies on a diversified investor base of around one hundred institutional investors and employs a team of highly qualified professionals, experienced in the fields of investment, asset management and credit- lease, development, debt and equity structuring and fund management.

Media contact:
Florent Jeanneau, Head of French Real Estate at Global Gate Capital

SOURCE: Global Gate Capital

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