Real Estate Publishers secures a strategic investor (NL)
Tuesday 4 October 2011
|Real Estate Publishers and GoldWater International BV(GWI) have teamed up to create the new company, REP BV – to be known as Europe Real Estate – further increasing the strength of REP through an investment from GWI with additional strategic leadership. Through GWI’s ownership of Nova Versa, a cross-media, marketing consultancy, the union becomes strategic with the emphasis on using various channels to provide the best marketing possibilities for REP and its clients.|
|REP, one of the leading international players in the area of real estate publishing and known as Europe Real Estate and Real Estate Publishers, is a reputable company for the real estate industry in publishing, research, consultancy and events with a pan-European scope and an international orientation. |
REP provides not only daily and weekly news and newsletters, but also publishes the Europe Real Estate Yearbook and Retail Space Europe Yearbook. Through this new collaboration REP is able to expand its value-added products and services to benefit its clients’ needs.
This includes a fresh range of products and marketing and communication services to REP’s customers, such as digital magazines, brochures and marketing tools tailored to its clients.
“This investment provides tremendous value to our clients, thereby securing REP’s outstanding position in the European commercial and retail real estate markets, using traditional and digital methods to converse with our clients,” said Leon Goldwater, GoldWater International, Managing Partner and Executive Board Member of REP – Europe Real Estate.
“By increasing the team, Management Board and financial power, REP has the opportunity to upgrade its business model as a multimedia publishing house. More research and advanced technological products will be added to our online news services and traditional book publishing business,” said Marinus Dijkman, President and Editor-in-Chief of REP.
“By utilizing emerging technologies, collaborating with strategic partners, and leveraging the proximity of the target markets, Nova Versa helps navigate the entire process - from identifying the business objectives, and building and executing an effective plan to ensure success through measured results and a good business mix,” said Ilona Klevansky, Executive Board Member of REP.