Ratings and Awards

Deka Immobilien and its funds are regularly awarded by independent analysts.

Overview of our ratings:

Asset Management Rating 2021

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Outstanding management quality: AA + rating for Deka Immobilien confirmed

Scope confirms the asset management rating of the Deka Group in the real estate segment as AA+ (AMR) (as at: 9 June 2021), continuing the very high level of the previous year, and by doing so certifies the excellent quality and expertise of Deka Immobilien.

Scope rating

The rating report highlighted the outstanding positioning of Deka as a significant player in European investment markets with a highly differentiated product range that has once again been expanded during the reporting period. The very good local presence in international investment markets with an outstanding level of access to assets, the very strong operational asset management performance within the reporting period, which is demonstrated by a high letting performance and a very high letting rate. Scope also highlighted the consistent further development of the ESG strategy, which is reflected, among other things, in the very high certification rate in the portfolio compared with the rest of the sector.

Source: Scope Analysis. The full source and additional information can be found here (in German) on the Scope website.


Open-ended Real Estate Funds Rating 2021

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Products:

   

  • Deka-Immobilien Europa
    Mutal Funds - Large Portfolios

    Scope confirms Deka-ImmobilienEuropa's A+ AIF rating. Scope rates the fund's geographical diversification, large number of prime locations and above-average occupancy rate of 95.1% particularly highly. The fund's certification rate of 91% is the highest in the industry.

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  • WestInvest InterSelect
    Mutal Funds - Large Portfolios

    Scope gives WestInvest InterSelect an AIF rating of A. The fund scores very highly for its location quality and regional diversification, as well as its occupancy rate, which has increased by 0.5% compared to last year and now stands at 97.3%.

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  • Deka-ImmobilienGlobal
    Mutal Funds - Large Portfolios

    Scope confirms last year's good, balanced BBB+ AIF rating for Deka-ImmobilienGlobal. The fund continues to boast the best property portfolio in its peer group, particularly in terms of location and regional diversification. With regard to the fund's financial structure, Scope emphasises its comparatively low-risk liquidity return and very low currency risk.



Scope Awards 2021

Best asset manager in the "Institutional Real Estate Europe" category

Deka Immobilien has won the Scope Alternative Investment Award 2021 for the Best Asset Manager in the "Institutional Real Estate Europe" category.
 
The jury gave the following reasons for this decision: "Deka Immobilien manages considerably more assets in this category than its competitors and has achieved an outstanding position as a major actor in European investment markets. The company recently recorded a very high level of transaction volume.
In addition to its extensive experience and excellent operational asset management services, the jury was also impressed by this provider's high level of innovation."

Deka Immobilien also ranked among the top three for 2021 in the following categories:

  • Real Estate Logistics
  • Retail Real Estate Global
  • Retail Real Estate Europe

Further information on the Scope Awards is available in German here:

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Scope Awards 2020

Best asset manager in the “Retail Real Estate Europe” category

Deka Immobilien wins the Scope Alternative Investment Award in the “Retail Real Estate Europe” category for the third time in a row.

The jury gave the following reasons for the award: “As one of the biggest players in European investment markets with a strong local presence at the same time, Deka Immobilien particularly convinced the jury this year with a systematic portfolio realignment that contributed to a reduction in risk at the portfolio level. The two European retail investor funds, Deka-ImmobilienEuropa and WestInvest InterSelect, were able to significantly increase their performance as a result.”

The best asset managers of mutual funds and institutional fund products in the area of alternative investments were honoured with the Scope Alternative Investment Awards 2020 on 28 November 2019 at a festive ceremony at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt am Main.

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Scope Award 2019

Best asset manager in the “Retail Real Estate Europe” category

Deka Immobilien wins the Scope Alternative Investment Award in the “Retail Real Estate Europe” category for the second time in a row.

The jury gave the following reasons for the award: “As one of the biggest players in European investment markets with a strong local presence at the same time, Deka Immobilien particularly convinced the jury this year with a systematic portfolio realignment that contributed to a reduction in risk at the portfolio level. The two European retail investor funds, Deka-ImmobilienEuropa and WestInvest InterSelect, were able to significantly increase their performance as a result.”

Deka Immobilien also received five top awards in the following categories in 2019:

  • Institutional Real Estate Europe
  • Institutional Real Estate Germany
  • Institutional Real Estate Operator-Run Properties
  • Retail Real Estate Global
  • Special Award Sustainability
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Scope Award 2018

Best asset manager in the “Retail Real Estate Europe” category

Deka Immobilien wins the 2018 Scope Alternative Investment Award in the “Retail Real Estate Europe” category.
 
The reasons given by the jury were: “The winner in the Retail Real Estate Europe category is a major player in European real estate markets that has steadily expanded its regional presence. Its great expertise in concluding transactions was underscored by a successful restructuring of its ‘Netherlands portfolio’, which improved the occupancy ratio and location quality of the properties in the fund. The portfolio management activities of the winner in this category are complemented by an outstanding real estate research department.”

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As the leading European provider of independent ratings, studies and risk analyses, the Scope Group continues the ten-year tradition of the FERI EuroRating Awards. Awards were received by 13 funds and 13 asset managers chosen from more than 4,000 funds and 250 asset managers in German-speaking Europe. The selection was made based on a uniform list of criteria that included the performance and local expertise of the providers.

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Scope Award 2017

Seventh time in a row

This is the seventh time in a row that Deka-ImmobilienGlobal has been chosen as the best global open-ended real estate fund for retail investors in its peer group. The jury praised the high occupancy and certification rates and broad geographical diversification of the fund, which has the highest foreign share of its peer group.

The Scope rating agency held its eleventh awards ceremony for outstanding performance in the investment industry in Frankfurt on 1 December 2016. Five companies were nominated in each of 12 categories.

Winner of the category “Global open-ended real estate funds for private investors”

Deka Immobilien was selected as the winner of the category “Global open-ended real estate funds for private investors” for the management of the mutual property fund Deka-ImmobilienGlobal.
 
The jury stressed Deka Immobilien's high level of competency in international management and recognised the addition of the US dollar-denominated open-ended real estate fund Deka-ImmobilienNordamerika to its global product range.

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