sector specific
German real estate investment fund manager.

Greenman’s History

Premier Benchmark Property Ltd., t/a Greenman Investments (”Greenman”) is a market-leading sector specific German real estate investment fund manager. Our funds exclusively invest in German food dominated retail parks and food retail warehouses. Our funds are designed to maximise the conversion of rental income into annual investor distributions.

Operational Milestones

We are authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (”AIFM”) and hold a passport to provide AIFM services to AIFs seated in Luxembourg and other EU member states. Key operational milestones include:

Greenman is formed with the intention of becoming an owner and manager of German income producing real estate


We assemble a portfolio of residential apartment buildings located in Berlin


We launch our first Luxembourg seated German real estate fund, Greenman AUTO


Greenman AUTO acquires three newly constructed
non-food commercial properties


Greenman’s second fund, Greenman Accelerate is approved for investment via Friends First’s SDIO platform


Our over subscribed third fund, Greenman Retail acquires two food retail parks located in Berlin


We become the first Irish owned investment manager to be approved as an AIFM and our first AIF, the Luxembourg seated Greenman OPEN opens for investment to professional and well informed investors located throughout the EU


We complete the €95m acquisition, by sale and lease back, of 29 EDEKA markets as a joint venture with a listed German real estate fund


Retail+ completes the acquisition of its first hybrid centre, with a volume of c.€24.6m, anchored by REWE and located in Datteln, NRW


Income PRO launches with €31m of equity. It is Greenman's first "own account" managed via Greenman Investments S.C.A SICAV-FIS, on behalf of RiverCrossing, a Sharia complaint Middle Eastern investor


Retail+ is sucessfully converted into an open-ended structure allowing investors to access the fund on a continual basis. OPEN is Greenman's first open-ended investment scheme following a "buy and hold" strategy targeting food dominated commercial property


In December 2017 Greenman gained HSH Nordbank as a long-term financing partner. The bank is providing a term loan facility of €153.5m over 10 years to Greenman OPEN.


At the end of 2017 Greenman OPEN successfully completed the merge of assets from closed end funds Auto, Accelerate and Retail. Greenman OPEN, post merger, consists of 25 properties with a volume of €295m generating over €16m in rent a year.


Greenman OPEN acquires the Biesdorf Centre in Berlin, its biggest single asset transaction to date with an investment volume of c.€79m.