Colliers to acquire the best Italian investment management company


Further expands Colliers Global Investors platform in Europe

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TORONTO and MILAN, Italy, Oct 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI), a leader in diversified professional services and investment management, today announced that it has reached an agreement with a view to acquiring a majority stake in Antirion SGR SpA, one of the largest real estate investment management companies in Italy with assets throughout Western Europe. Ofer Arbib, Founder and CEO and his team will continue to lead the organization and retain a significant stake in the company going forward as part of Colliers’ unique partnership model. The company will be renamed Colliers Global Investors shortly after closing. This investment further expands Colliers Global Investors’ growing platform in Europe and leverages its benefits for existing and new investors. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Founded in 2009 in Milan, Antirion has grown into one of the largest and most respected real estate investment management companies in Italy. With more than € 3.8 billion in assets under management (AUM), Antirion has consistently generated strong returns for investors over the long term through ten funds, primarily through investments in office asset classes, hospitality, retail and residential. The firm employs 35 professionals who cover the region from offices in Milan and Rome.

“Colliers Global Investors views growth in Italy and Western Europe as a natural progression of its business with strong benefits for investors,” said Chris McLernon, CEO | EMEA for Necklaces. “We are delighted to partner with Ofer and his talented investment team, who have one of the best long-term investment history in Italy since the company was founded in 2009. As partners, we will continue. to extend the platform to provide existing services and future clients with innovative investment products in Europe.

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“The partnership with Colliers greatly expands the potential of Antirion and offers tremendous benefits to our customers. Colliers’ global investment management platform currently manages over $ 45 billion in assets under management on behalf of more than 500 institutional investors around the world, giving Antirion clients access to a range of more diverse products. In addition, we are delighted to invite Colliers clients to invest in our best performing funds in Italy and Western Europe, ”said Ofer Arbib, CEO of Antirion.

About Necklaces
Colliers is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. Present in 66 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work together to provide expert advice to occupants, owners and real estate investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership with significant insider participation has generated annual compound returns of almost 20% for shareholders. With annualized revenues of $ 3.3 billion ($ 3.6 billion including affiliates) and $ 45 billion in assets under management, we maximize the potential of ownership and accelerate the success of our clients and of our employees. Find out more at corporate.colliers.com, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.

Necklaces contacts:

Christian Mayer
Financial director
416-960-9500

Chris McLernon
CEO | EMEA
(44) 20 7487 7000

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