Von der Heyden Group announces multi-million investments in Ukraine and new appointments in line with the further expansion of the Group

27.02.2019

Von der Heyden Group, a leading high-quality niche player on the European Real Estate market recording impending acquisitions and developments with a value of over half a billion euro, has announced multi-million investments in Ukraine. The group, renowned for creating landmark Class A office buildings and Hotels and in achieving record prices for its award-winning projects, plans to invest between 50-100 million US dollars in Kyiv and Lviv in the coming three years after finalising currently ongoing due diligence on various assets. The Group, with extensive experience of being a first mover in upcoming markets, would invest its own funds as well as that of third parties.

Von der Heyden Group is undergoing the finalization of Munich’s largest development project Bavaria Towers, having recently signed various 10-year lease contracts for the state of the art project with a total investment value of €180 million. In addition, the group is recording a successful return on investment in its recently completed, historical addition to its subsidiary 13-hotel hospitality group IBB Hotel Collection, IBB Dlugi Targ in Gdansk, Poland. The Group is also planning the final development phase for Poznań’s highest building Andersia Silver, with an investment value of Euro 110 million.

Von der Heyden Group, has announced new appointments in line with the further expansion of the Group into new markets and consolidation of central operations in Malta. Mr Bob Rottinghuis, who has dedicated 10 years as a consultant to the Group before his role as Chief Operating Officer in 2016, assumes the role of Group Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rottinghuis was fundamental in configuring a €25 million bond issue in Malta in 2017 for the group, recorded as the most traded bond in terms of number of transactions during the year 2018. In addition, Tonio Fenech, former Finance Minister of Malta until 2013, has joined the Management Board of TIMAN Investments Holdings. Mr Fenech was responsible with his fellow cabinet members, for Malta’s successful economic development during his ten-year tenure and laying the grounds for today’s economic unprecedented boom.

The year 2019 marks the Von der Heyden Group’s 30-year anniversary in Europe.

Von der Heyden Group Chairman, Sven von der Heyden:

‘We look back on three incredible decades with many landmark projects which have led us to where we are today, starting from zero back in 1989. We are very proud to have a team of almost 400 people who contribute at all levels to the continuing success of our Group in our real estate investments and developments, our hotel group IBB Hotel Collection as well as in our alternative investments. We look forward to two new developments in Ukraine this year, marking our expansion into a 5th market beyond Germany, Poland, Spain and Malta, and in contributing to the country’s further growth and development.’

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