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CMS Hasche Sigle advises AXA Investment Managers on acquisition of the future company headquarters of VIVACON AG

09/02/2007

AXA Investment Managers acquire the land and building to be constructed on it for VIVACON AG. The future domicile of VIVACON at Rheinauhafen in Cologne will be a five-storey building with approx. 8,000 m² office area and leaseable catering facilities. The parties have agreed not to disclose details of the purchase price. Construction is due to begin in the course of this month. It is expected that completion and handover to AXA Investment Managers will be 4 th quarter 2008. 
AXA Investment Managers belong to the AXA Group and specialise in asset management. Managing assets of more than 485 billion euro the investment section is one of the largest asset management companies in Europe and employs some 2,600 people in 18 countries. 
Advisers AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH 
CMS Hasche Sigle 
Martin Krause (Real Estate) 
Isabel Schreyger (Real Estate) 
Dr Christian Scherer-Leydecker (Real Estate) 
Contact CMS Hasche Sigle: 
Martin Krause 
Tel.: +49 (0) 221 7716 133 
E-mail: [email protected] 
About CMS Hasche Sigle: 
CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 480 lawyers. It covers the entire area of commercial law and provides legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide spectrum of industry. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow and Shanghai. 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a partnership of lawyers and tax consultants; for register details / list of partners see www.cms-hs.com 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, an alliance of leading independent European law firms. With over 595 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 4,200 support staff we advise our clients at commercial locations in 47 business centres in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues. 
In addition to CMS Hasche Sigle, the following firms are also members of the CMS alliance: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy), CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain), CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France), CMS Cameron McKenna LLP (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Henrici (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 57 offices in 23 countries around the world. 
For further information on CMS Hasche Sigle see www.cms-hs.com and on the CMS alliance see http://www.cmslegal.com.