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List of the 100 Largest Real Estate Investors Scandinavia & Northern Europe [2023]

  • Database

  • September 2023
  • Region: Denmark, Europe, Norway, Sweden
  • Research Germany
  • ID: 5894955

Product Overview

Includes institutional investors, investment managers, project developers, real estate companies, REITs and pension funds that actively acquire real estate in Scandinavia.

Excellent depth of detail: purchase profile (asset classes and regional focus), link to purchase profile and assets under management if available, contact details, management board, etc.

This list is based on our list of the 1,200 largest real estate investors in Europe.

High-quality lists thanks to manual data maintenance by an experienced research team in Munich. Boutique research instead of unchecked crawler data.

Lists of real estate investors in Scandinavia & Northern Europe

To give you a better idea of our list, we briefly introduce three companies that are included in our address database of the largest Nothern Europe real estate buyers. Our team deals intensively with the respective markets and analyses the most important players in detail before we prepare our lists. In this way we ensure that the most relevant companies are really included in our overviews and that you don’t acquire outdated data.

List of 3 large real estate investors in Sweden


STENA FASTIGHETER AB is one of the largest privately owned real estate investors in Sweden. The investor’s geographical focus is within Sweden, largely in the cities of Gothenburg, Stockholm, Malmö, Uppsala, Landskrona and Lund. In addition to this, there is Stena Realty investing internationally - in the Netherlands, France, the UK, Germany, Hungary and the US. At the end of 2020, STENA FASTIGHETER AB made its first real estate acquisition in Central and Eastern Europe with an office complex in Warsaw.

Update 2023: The real estate investor from Gothenburg recently ordered six energy storage systems from specialist BatteryLoop. Among other things, this will ensure the storage of solar energy generated on property roofs. In addition, the charging infrastructure for e-vehicles is also supported and, moreover, electricity peaks are reduced. Overall, it should thus be possible for properties to supply and maintain themselves with energy.

2. AMF Fastigheter (Stockholm)

AMF Fastigheter is one of Sweden’s largest real estate investors - the real estate investor is 100% owned by the Swedish pension fund AMF. The Swedish real estate investor is highly innovative up-to-date: one of AMF Fastigheter’s biggest and latest projects is “The Lobby” a joint project with streaming provider Bambuser - where customers can store digitally via live video.

3. Genesta (Stockholm)

Genesta is an independent real estate investor with a geographic focus on Northern Europe - the Swedish real estate investor’s offices are also spread across these regions: in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Luxembourg. Genesta is interested in office and commercial real estate as well as infrastructure and logistics properties. For example, the Swedish real estate investor recently signed a contract with one of Sweden’s largest fitness chains and will open a gym at Arninge Centrum in Täby in early 2022.

List of 3 large real estate investors in Finland

1. CapMan Real Estate (Helsinki)

CapMan Real Estate is a real estate investor from Finland with offices in Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen - the geographic focus is similar, namely Northern Europe: Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. The Finnish real estate investor has approximately €2.5 billion in assets under management with their over 200 properties. The company is broadly diversified and invests, for example, in residential and office properties but also in commercial properties and hotels.

2. Varma Real Estate (Helsinki)

Varma Real Estate is a Finnish real estate investor based in Helsinki. Varma’s portfolio is divided into two divisions, firstly the investor invests in commercial properties and secondly in residential properties - around 60% of which are located in the Finnish capital Helsinki. As of June 2019, Varma has made real estate investments worth >4 million euros.

3. Vicus Capital Advisors (Helsinki)

Vicus Capital Advisors, a Finnish real estate investor has been operating in the Finnish, Baltic, Russian and Ukrainian real estate markets since 2005, and in Central and Eastern Europe since 2016. Vicus Capital Advisors has a diversified portfolio and invests in residential real estate and office properties as well as commercial real estate and infrastructure/logistics properties.

List of 3 large real estate investors in Denmark

1. Northern Horizon Capital A/S (Copenhagen)

Northern Horizon Capital A/S is a Danish real estate investor based in Copenhagen. The investor is partly owned by Evli Bank Plc, and partly by the founders. Northern Horizon Capital is active in 6 countries and 5 segments, 4 funds are available for this purpose. One of the segments in which the real estate investor from Denmark invests is real estate in the care, health & social sector - for example, Northern Horizon Capital has acquired a high quality aged care facilities in Finland with its Nordic Age Care Fund.

2. Nordic Real Estate Partners (Copenhagen)

The Danish real estate investor Nordic Real Estate Partners - NREP for short - is headquartered in Copenhagen. With over 300 real estate investments, NREP has approximately 5 billion euros in assets under management. The portfolio of the investor from Denmark is diversified, as there is interest in investing in residential or office properties as well as in commercial properties or logistics objects. For example, NREP is developing one of the largest and most modern logistics warehouses in Europe - in Bålsta, near Stockholm. In 2022, the 126,000 square meter logistics center, on the roof of which solar panels will be installed, is expected to be finalized.

3. Jeudan A / S (Copenhagen)

Jeudan A / S is also in real estate investor based in Copenhagen. Jeudan is the largest listed real estate investor in Denmark and has now acquired over 200 investments worth a total of DKK 28 billion. The investor invests mainly in residential, office and commercial properties - as it did at the end of 2020: in August, Jeudan acquired six properties. The properties, which are largely used for office purposes, have a floor area of around 15,000 m2 and were priced at around DKK 400 million. kr.

List of 3 large real estate investors in Norway

1. Olav Thon Gruppen (Oslo)

Olav Thon Gruppen is a real estate investor from Norway based in Oslo and is part of the Olav Thon Foundation. The real estate investor invests in two divisions: commercial real estate and hotel real estate. In the commercial property segment, Olav Thon Gruppen has approximately 90 shopping centers and 500 commercial properties in its portfolio; within the hotel segment, the Thon Hotels are market leaders: approximately 80 hotels are spread across Brussels, Norway and Rotterdam, along restaurants and pubs.

2. Asset Buyout Partners AS (Oslo)

Asset Buyout Partners AS is also a real estate investor from Oslo. The investor owns and manages about 1.75 million square meters of land and infrastructure, plus about 245,000 square meters of industry properties and quays as well as undeveloped land. The focus of the asset classes is therefore clearly on office/industrial real estate and logistics/infrastructure properties. Geographically, the Norwegian real estate investor focuses on Northern Europe.

3. Indigo Invest (Lysaker)

Indigo Invest is a Norwegian real estate investor based in Lysaker. Since 1992 the investor also invests in real estate, the second main pillar are car parks. Accordingly, the focus of real estate investments is also on infrastructure or logistics objects, such as parking garages in major Norwegian cities.