IEF Capital has completed transactions amounting to more than 5 billion euro in total. These transactions varied in type and size, but were often complex, because of, for instance, the fiscal and/or legal structure. Examples include delistings, sale and leaseback transactions and share deals.
Since its founding IEF Capital has managed real estate portfolios consisting of various types of real estate, with a focus on retail assets. Specifically, the retail premises are located at prime locations in Dutch city centers and include distinctive buildings in the historic hearts of Amsterdam and Utrecht.
IEF Capital entered the Dutch real estate market in 2001 as a joint venture of Inflation Exchange Fund (IEF), one of the most experienced retail managers of the Netherlands, and Bouwfonds Investment Management (Bouwfonds IM). Since the start the joint venture has built up a coherent portfolio consisting of retail premises at prime locations, offices and other investment properties. As manager, IEF Capital holds substantial equity stakes in its funds to ensure alignment of interest with investors.
Furthermore, IEF Capital has redeveloped various of its properties over the years and, for instance, transformed single-tenant department stores into vibrant, multi-tenant buildings.
IEF Capital has a long-term investment horizon and operates carefully but nevertheless decisively with a focus on high-quality locations and stable returns. The portfolio’s unique qualities have guaranteed the national and international interest of a large number of finance partners and institutional investors since 2001.
Given the high quality of its real estate portfolio, IEF Capital has access to numerous sources of finance. These sources include non-traditional ones like the inflation-linked products and bonds that IEF Capital developed itself.