Paris, France, December 21, 2018
Gecina has finalized the sale of a portfolio of restaurant premises, let primarily to Léon de Bruxelles and Courtepaille, for nearly €20m.
Paris, France, December 20, 2018
In line with the acceleration of its innovation policy, Gecina has signed an agreement to invest 5 million euros in the regional investment fund “Paris Fonds Vert”, managed by teams with[...]
Gecina finalizes the letting of Ibox - 220,000 sq.m let or relet in total since the start of the year
Paris, France, December 17, 2018
Gecina is announcing that it has signed a lease with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) for nearly 9,000 sq.m of the Ibox building, in Paris’ 12th arrondissement, opposite[...]
For the third consecutive year, Gecina is ranked first for the representation of women in management structures among SBF 120 companies
Paris, France, December 11, 2018
This ranking prepared by the observatory Ethics&Board for the French Secretary of State for Gender Equality and Anti-discrimination was unveiled on December 6. Gecina’s position at the[...]
Paris, France, December 6, 2018
YouFirst will be Gecina’s relational brand for all its clients: office, collaborative, residential and student.
Gecina to recover €55m of damages following the criminal conviction of its former manager, Joaquín Rivero
Paris, France, December 5, 2018
After nearly 10 years of proceedings, Gecina has been awarded part of the damages caused to it by the unlawful actions of its former manager (2005-2010), Joaquín Rivero.
Paris, France, December 3, 2018
Gecina has finalized the sale of a portfolio of office buildings in various regions other than Paris to a group of institutional investors in which the Batipart Group has majority control.[...]
Paris, France, November 29, 2018
Gecina has signed a firm 10-year lease with Séqens (the group formed by six subsidiaries of Action Logement: France-Habitation Domaxis, Sogemac Habitat, Athegienne, Sofilogis and Pax-Pogres-Pallas),[...]
Paris, France, November 26, 2018
Anne-Claire Maniez will be joining Gecina from December 17, 2018 as Insurance Director. Reporting to Frédéric Vern, Executive Director Legal Affairs, she will be a member of the Management[...]
Paris, France, November 22, 2018
Gecina has finalized the sale of a portfolio of office buildings in Lyon to Primonial REIM, following the preliminary sales agreement signed in summer 2018, for €266m including commissions[...]
Paris, France, October 25, 2018
The rating agency has recognized the Group’s solid financial ratios, particularly the EBITDA interest coverage ratio and loan-to-value, brought back down to less than 40% one year after[...]
Paris, France, October 23, 2018
€1.7bn of commercial sales secured since Eurosic’s acquisition and 150,000 sq.m let in 2018 Gecina confirms its target for recurrent net income per share growth of over +8% for 2018
Paris, France, October 18, 2018
Gecina is announcing that it has acquired an off-plan student residence from Icade Promotion and the higher education group Ynov.
Gecina wins three Grands Prix du Gouvernement d’Entreprise awards from AGEFI for its corporate governance achievements
Paris, France, October 5, 2018
On October 2, 2018, in the 15th AGEFI Grands Prix du Gouvernement d’Entreprise awards, Gecina came first in three categories - “board composition”, “management structure operations” and[...]
Paris, France, September 13, 2018
Gecina has consolidated its position as the leading listed office real estate company in Europe in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), which assesses the CSR policies[...]
Paris, France, September 3, 2018
Béatrice Judel joined Gecina as Head of Transactions and Marketing for the Residential division on September 1, 2018. She will be part of the Management Committee, reporting to Franck Lirzin,[...]
Paris, France, August 2, 2018
Moody’s has upgraded its outlook for Gecina’s rating from A3 (outlook negative) to A3 (outlook stable).
Paris, France, July 19, 2018
During its meeting on July 19, 2018, chaired by Mr Bernard Carayon, Gecina’s Board of Directors appointed Ms Gabrielle Gauthey as Audit and Risk Committee Chairwoman, replacing Mr Jacques-Yves[...]
Paris, France, July 19, 2018
Recurrent net income per share growth of over +8% for 2018 vs. +3% to +6% expected initially
Paris, France, July 16, 2018
Glenn Domingues is joining Gecina as Head of Public Affairs, reporting to Julien Landfried, Executive Director Communications and Public Affairs.
Paris, France, July 3, 2018
Gecina has set up a €100m sustainable improvement loan with Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CACIB), with a maturity of 7.5 years (January 2026) and financial conditions[...]
Paris, France, June 27, 2018
Gecina is further strengthening its teams, welcoming on board an Executive Director R&D, Innovation and CSR and a Commercial Director for Offices.
Gecina takes its LTV back down below 40% thanks to nearly €1.2bn of sales secured since January 2018
Paris, France, June 25, 2018
Gecina has signed preliminary sales agreements for two portfolios of buildings located in various French regions other than Paris for €775m. These buildings, from the former Eurosic scope,[...]
Paris, France, June 18, 2018
Gecina has signed a 12-year lease with WeWork for the entire “Le France” building on Paris’ Left Bank (Rive Gauche), next to Station F, the world’s biggest startup incubator. Currently being[...]
With the acquisition of 8 rue des Graviers for €30.5m, Gecina creates an office complex with nearly 20,000 sq.m at the heart of Neuilly
Paris, France, May 22, 2018
Gecina has acquired, through a privately negotiated deal with an institutional investor, an office building with almost 5,000 sq.m and 70 parking spaces at 8 rue des Graviers in Neuilly-sur-Seine,[...]
Gecina pre-lets almost 36,000 sq.m to three key accounts – WeWork, Lacoste and MSD - who have chosen iconic buildings from its development portfolio
Paris, France, May 3, 2018
Gecina has signed three leases with outstanding tenants concerning three iconic buildings from its development pipeline, representing almost 36,000 sq.m. These three leases have been finalized[...]
Bernard Carayon appointed Chairman of Gecina's Board of Directors. All resolutions approved at the Combined General Meeting on April 18, 2018
Paris, France, April 18, 2018
The Combined General Meeting, held on April 18, 2018 and chaired by Mr Bernard Michel, approved all the resolutions, including: - Mr Bernard Carayon's election as a Director, replacing[...]
Paris, France, April 18, 2018
Paris, France, April 9, 2018
Gecina, the largest European Office REIT has signed with ING France a €150m sustainability performance-linked loan with its margin depending, among others, on its Environmental, Social and[...]
Paris, France, April 3, 2018
Paris, France, March 12, 2018
Gecina will be joining the CAC Next 20 and CAC Large 60 indices from March 19, 2018. This decision, announced by Euronext on March 8, follows the quarterly review of the make-up of the various[...]
Paris, France, March 7, 2018
Gecina has today successfully placed a €500m bond issue with a 12-year maturity (March 2030) and 63 bp credit spread, offering a 1.625% coupon.
February 27, 2018
Gecina has been notified Ivanhoé Cambridge's sale of part of its interest in the Group's equity through a placement with several investors using an accelerated book-building process.
Paris, France, February 21, 2018
Paris, France, February 21, 2018
Gecina, Europe’s leading office REIT which offers urban living spaces (coworking, residential, student housing) always based on total return 2018 Recurrent Net Income per share to increase[...]
Paris, France, February 19, 2018
The SCPI Accimmo Pierre, managed by BNP Paribas REIM France, has acquired the Dock-en-Seine building complex of nearly 16,000 s qm from Gecina, for around 130M€. The deal had been secured[...]
Gecina sets a global partnership with WiredScore to improve connectivity across its global office portfolio
Paris, France, January 10, 2018
Connectivity is a key prerequisite when choosing a building today, contributing to the performance and productivity of businesses. Gecina’s global partnership with WiredScore will enable[...]
Gecina has secured nearly €570m of office sales, with an average premium of +13% versus the latest appraisals
Paris, France, January 8, 2018
In line with the objective announced by Gecina when it acquired Eurosic to roll out a sales program for a minimum of €1.2bn, the Group has already completed or secured €571m (Group share)[...]
alstria, COIMA RES, Colonial, Gecina, Great Portland Estates and NSI create a sustainability and innovation thinktank
Paris, France, December 19, 2017
Six leading European real estate companies pool their best practices and experience and create a sustainability and innovation thinktank.
Paris, France, November 27, 2017
Gecina has signed a preliminary sales agreement with Icade for building D in the “Le Ponant” complex in Paris’ 15th arrondissement for €55.5m including commissions and fees. The sale[...]
Paris, France, November 14, 2017
Gecina has now let all the space in the “55 Amsterdam” building in Paris’ 8th arrondissement after signing a new firm six-year lease for nearly 3,400 sq.m, following the space already let[...]
Paris, France, October 19, 2017
2017 guidance raised following Eurosic’s integration At least +6% recurrent net income growth expected excluding healthcare (vs. -5% to -6% initially)
Gecina now holds 99.75% of the diluted capital of Eurosic, allowing the implementation of the squeeze-out by the end of October
Paris, France, October 17, 2017
Following the acquisition of Eurosic’s blocks of securities on August 29, 2017, Gecina was holding close to 85% of the capital of Eurosic on a diluted basis. The release of the results of[...]
Paris, France, September 27, 2017
Gecina has finalized the bond tender offer launched on September 19, 2017 for three outstanding bond issues:
Gecina successfully places a 700 million euro bond issue at 1.375% and opens an offer to redeem three outstanding bond issues
Paris, France, September 19, 2017
Gecina has today successfully placed a 700 million euro bond issue, maturing in January 2028 (maturity of 10.3 years) with a coupon of 1.375%.
Paris, France, September 4, 2017
Paris, France, August 29, 2017
Approval received from the French antitrust authorities: further milestone passed for the amicable takeover with Eurosic
Paris, France, August 7, 2017
Gecina is announcing that it has received approval from the French antitrust authorities concerning its amicable takeover with Eurosic.
Paris, France, August 3, 2017
Discover Méka Brunel's interview by Stéphane Soumier on BFM news broadcast: Good Morning Business.
July 12, 2017
Gecina has signed a lease for a firm 10-year period with the Lagardère Active Group for 28,000 sq.m, representing nearly 80% of the rental space for the Octant-Sextant project in Levallois-Perret.[...]
July 10, 2017
Frédéric Vern, 40, is a Sciences-Po Paris graduate, a qualified attorney and an associate professor at Sciences-Po Paris. Following several years as a lawyer with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer[...]
Gecina: fourth largest European real estate group following the friendly business combination with Eurosic, with 19.3 billion euros of assets.
Paris, France, June 21, 2017
Europe's leading real estate group for offices, with 15.3 billion euros of assets. This operation will be accretive of 10% on recurrent net income per share on a full year basis. This[...]
Paris, France, June 15, 2017
Gecina has signed a six-year lease with a web industry firm, covering nearly 40% of the “55 Amsterdam” building in Paris' 8th arrondissement.
Paris, France, May 9, 2017
Gecina is further strengthening its Executive Committee with the arrival of Valérie Britay to head up its Office division.
Paris, France, May 2, 2017
Gecina has signed a lease for a firm six-year period with an outstanding tenant for 20 rue de la Ville l’Evêque, at the heart of Paris' central business district (CBD), nine months before[...]
Paris, France, April 25, 2017
Gecina has signed a lease for a firm six-year period with an outstanding tenant for 11,000 sq.m of space in the Le Valmy building in Paris' 20th arrondissement.
Gecina signs a preliminary agreement to acquire a building on 145 rue de Courcelles in Paris' CBD for 63 million euros, opening up for extensive synergies with “Le Banville”
Paris, France, April 20, 2017
Gecina has signed a preliminary agreement to acquire an office building on 145 rue de Courcelles, in Paris' Central Business District, for 63 million euros excluding duties. This operation[...]
Paris, France, February 24, 2017
The Reference Document for 2016 was filed with the French securities regulator (Autorité des marchés financiers, AMF) on February 24, 2017.
Paris, France, January 6, 2017
Gecina's Board of Directors, chaired by Mr Bernard Michel, met on January 6, 2017 and unanimously decided to appoint Mrs Méka Brunel as Gecina's Chief Executive Officer, replacing Mr Philippe[...]
Paris, France, January 6, 2017
Gecina has signed a 10-year lease with the Renault Group for the entire “Le Cristallin” building (11,600 sq.m) in Boulogne-Billancourt. Under this lease the space will be made available[...]
Gecina lets 16,000 sq.m to the Orange Group in the Sky 56 building in Lyon, scheduled for delivery in 2018
Lyon, France, December 14, 2016
Gecina has today signed a lease with the Orange Group for an average firm period of 11 years covering 16,000 sq.m of the Sky 56 building in Lyon Part-Dieu. This 30,700 sq.m project is currently[...]
Following the agreements signed today with EPADESA, Gecina is launching the construction of a Campuséa student residence designed by Jean Nouvel in La Défense
September 29, 2016
Gecina has just signed a transfer agreement with EPADESA enabling it to build a new student residence with 402 apartments in Puteaux La Défense at the Rose de Cherbourg site.
Gecina successfully places a 500 million euro bond issue at 1.0% and opens an offer to redeem three outstanding bond issues
Paris, France, September 23, 2016
Gecina has today successfully placed a 500 million euro bond issue, maturing in January 2029 (maturity of 12.3 years) with a coupon of 1.0%.
Paris, France, July 19, 2016
Thibault Ancely is joining Gecina as Head of Investments and Sales from July 19, 2016. He will be a member of the Executive Committee and take over from André Lajou, who has chosen to retire[...]
Paris, France, July 11, 2016
Gecina secures a value creation operation at the heart of Paris’ CBD Preliminary purchase agreement signed for 63.8 million euros, alongside a preliminary sales agreement for 56.0 million[...]
Paris, France, July 4, 2016
Gecina is announcing that, on July 1, 2016, it has completed on the sale of its healthcare real estate portfolio to Primonial Reim, under the conditions set out in the preliminary sales[...]
Paris, France, May 26, 2016
Gecina acknowledges the decision by Foncière de Paris’ Supervisory Board to set up an ad hoc committee and appoint an independent expert to review its proposed competing offer to the one[...]
Gecina lets 10,000 sq.m in the “Pointe Métro 2” building to CREDIPAR and the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group
Paris, France, February 24, 2016
On February 19, 2016, Gecina signed two nine-year leases with CREDIPAR and the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group for nearly 10,000 sq.m in the “Pointe Métro 2” building in Gennevilliers, representing[...]
Paris, France, February 8, 2016
Gecina’s Board of Directors has today reviewed the firm and definitive offers received in connection with the competitive sales process launched during the second half of 2015 for its healthcare[...]
Chief Executive Officer
A business leader in the real estate industry, Méka Brunel is an ETP engineer, an Executive MBA from HEC and FRICS. From 1996, she held various executive management positions with[...]
Executive Director Finance
A Dauphine and Sorbonne graduate, with a postgraduate DESS in banking and finance, as well as a postgraduate DESCF in accounting and finance, Nicolas Dutreuil began his career at[...]