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03/Aug/15CBRE Group, Inc. Announces New Senior Term Loan Facility Proposal
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) (the “Company”) today announced that it is in discussions with lenders about the potential of adding a $300 million tranche of term loans under its existing credit agreement. The Company expects that it would draw down this new term loan facility on or prior to the closing of its previously announced acquisition of the Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business of Johnson Controls, I... 
29/Jul/15CBRE Group, Inc. Reports Strong Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2015
Fee Revenue up 12% (19% in local currency) Normalized EBITDA up 16% (22% in local currency) Adjusted Earnings Per Share up 17% (31% without currency effects) LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today reported strong revenue and earnings growth for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Second-Quarter 2015 Results* Revenue for the quarter totaled $2.4 billion, an increase of 12%... 
17/Jul/15CBRE Group, Inc. Announces Details of Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) will release its second quarter 2015 financial results at approximately 6:30 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Management will hold a conference call to discuss these results at 8 a.m. Eastern time on that same day (Wednesday, July 29, 2015). The call will be webcast and accessible through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s Web site at www.c... 
24/Jun/15CBRE Study Finds Significant Gap between Large and Small Office Buildings in Green Adoption in the U.S.
62% of large buildings qualify as green, compared to less than 5% of small buildings San Francisco closing in on Minneapolis in green market rankings LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 24, 2015-- Owners of small buildings have an opportunity to differentiate themselves by implementing energy-efficient practices, due to a significant gap between large and small office buildings in achieving sustainability certification, according to a n... 
18/Jun/15London Remains World’s Most Expensive Office Market; Asia Accounts for Four of the Top Five, CBRE Group Reports
Markets with Fastest Growing Occupancy Costs Include Dublin, Seattle and Panama City LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2015-- London’s West End continued to be the world’s highest-priced office market but Asia dominated the world’s most expensive office locations, accounting for four of the top five markets, according to CBRE Research’s semi-annual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey. The study also found that the re... 
16/Jun/15CBRE Debuts New Online Magazine “Blueprint”
Commentary on trends, influences and ideas shaping the world, told through the lens of the built environment LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today unveiled Blueprint, an online magazine dedicated to telling timely and insightful stories about the transformational role real estate plays in the world. “Blueprint is an opportunity to share the impact of real estate with the broad business communit... 
09/Jun/15CBRE Group, Inc. Named to FORTUNE 500 for 8th Straight Year
Ranking Rises to #321 from #363 in 2014 LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 9, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been named to the FORTUNE 500 list of the largest U.S.-based companies for the eighth straight year. The FORTUNE 500 ranks U.S.-based companies by total revenue. CBRE was ranked at #321 on the list in 2015, up from #363 in 2014. “CBRE continues to climb the ranks of Fortune 500 companies by delivering exceptional outcome... 
18/May/15Tokyo is World’s “Hottest” Retail Market, According to CBRE’s Annual “How Global is the Business of Retail?” Report
Toronto stands out as hottest market in the Americas U.S. retailers dominate cross-border expansion, with Asia and Europe being prime targets LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2015-- Tokyo is the world’s hottest market for retail expansion, attracting 63 new brands last year as leasing momentum in core areas remained strong, despite mixed signals in the economy and an increase in the sales tax to eight percent in April 2014, accord... 
15/May/15Hallmark Cards, Inc. Selects CBRE Group, Inc. to Provide Transaction Management Services for Sites in North America
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been appointed by Hallmark Cards, Inc., a national greeting cards retailer, to provide Transaction Management services for its office and industrial portfolio throughout the United States and Canada. Hallmark has a broad footprint to serve its customers with products currently sold in over 30,000 retail stores across the United States. CBRE will work with Hallmark... 
05/May/15CBRE Group Survey Finds Global Real Estate Investors Expect to Increase Acquisitions in 2015
London is Number One Global Target; Secondary Markets Gain in Popularity LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2015-- Global real estate investors remain confident and their intentions are expansionary, with more than half planning to increase their acquisitions in 2015, according to CBRE’s Global Investor Intentions Survey 2015. Globally, 53 percent of investors plan to increase their purchases this year. Investor appetite for c... 
04/May/15CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Columbia, SC Affiliate
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has acquired CBRE | Columbia, a commercial real estate services firm that has served as CBRE’s affiliate in Columbia, SC since 1996. With the acquisition of its Columbia affiliate, CBRE has now brought together all of its operations throughout South Carolina into a single, integrated, corporate-owned platform. In the past 18 months, CBRE has acq... 
29/Apr/15CBRE Group, Inc. Reports Record First Quarter Normalized EBITDA of $247 Million, Up 24%
Adjusted Earnings Per Share Rises 28% to $0.32 LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today reported strong revenue and earnings growth for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. First-Quarter 2015 Results Revenue for the quarter totaled $2.1 billion, an increase of 10% (15% in local currency) from $1.9 billion in the first quarter of 2014. Fee revenue1 increased 10% (15% in loc... 
27/Apr/15CBRE Group, Inc. Ranked Among Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2015
Selection focuses on corporate culture and policy that caters to vets LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) today announced it has been named to the Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2015 list. CBRE is the only commercial real estate company on the list. Military Times, the organization comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times, focused on culture and policies t... 
17/Apr/15CBRE Group, Inc. Announces Details of First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) will release its first quarter 2015 financial results at approximately 6:30 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Management will hold a conference call to discuss these results at 9 a.m. Eastern time on that same day (Wednesday, April 29, 2015). The call will be webcast and accessible through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s Web site at www.... 
15/Apr/15Strong Performance for CBRE Group, Inc. on 2015 IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 List
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 15, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG) was a top performer under the new scoring system of The 2015 Global Outsourcing 100 by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®). CBRE has been named among the world’s best outsourcing firms across all industries for nine consecutive years. CBRE’s overall score of 7.21 out of 8 was markedly above the overall average score (4.70). CBRE achie... 
14/Apr/15CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Environmental Systems, Inc.
ESI Enhances CBRE’s Facilities and Energy Management Services LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 14, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has acquired Environmental Systems, Inc. (ESI), a leading systems integrator and provider of energy management services in the United States. ESI develops innovative solutions that enable commercial property occupiers and owners to efficiently manage their building systems and r... 
13/Apr/15Demand for Tech Workers Driving Office Market Momentum, Says New CBRE Report Ranking Top 50 U.S. “Tech Talent” Markets
Emerging tech markets Oklahoma City and Nashville stand out as top “momentum markets,” posting tech talent growth rates that rival more established markets like San Francisco LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2015-- Tech talent clustering is a growing driver of demand for office space in both large and small markets across the U.S., according to a new CBRE Research report, “Scoring Tech Talent,” which ranks 50 U.S. markets according to ... 
07/Apr/15Forbes Magazine Rates CBRE Group, Inc. One of America’s Best Employers
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 7, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has been rated one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine. CBRE was the top rated real estate firm and ranked 71st overall on the list of 500 employers. Forbes, in partnership with Statista.com, surveyed 20,000 American employees working for companies and institutions that employ more than 2,500 people. Respondents were asked to rate ... 
06/Apr/15EPA Recognizes CBRE with Dual Honors
-2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence- -Top Service Firm in “Certification Nation” Promotion- LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 6, 2015-- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. ... 
31/Mar/15CBRE Group, Inc. Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire the Global Workplace Solutions Business of Johnson Controls, Inc.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) business of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI). GWS is a market-leading provider of Integrated Facilities Management solutions for major occupiers of commercial real estate and has significant operations around the world. The purchase price is $1.475 billion, payable in ca... 
11/Mar/15CBRE Group, Inc. Announces Moody’s Upgrade of Debt Ratings to Investment Grade
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that Moody's Investors Service has raised the Company’s senior secured bank credit facility and senior unsecured ratings to Investment Grade (Baa3), with a stable outlook. In making the upgrade, the Moody’s analysis cited CBRE’s conservative capital structure, sound financial policy and increased contractual and recurring revenue sources. ... 
10/Mar/15CBRE Leads Global Commercial Property Investment Sales Activity for Fourth Consecutive Year
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 10, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) was the top-ranked firm for commercial real estate investment sales throughout the world during 2014, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA). CBRE has achieved the number one position in each of the four years that RCA has published global rankings. RCA credited CBRE with a 19.1% market share* across all property types in 2014 on a global basis. CBRE held the top ... 
09/Mar/15CBRE Group, Inc. Named a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company for Second Straight Year
Ethisphere Institute Recognizes Leadership in Responsible Business Practices, Ethical Conduct and Community Service LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 9, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has been recognized as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance. This is the second year in a row CBRE has been recognized by the E... 
25/Feb/15CBRE Group, Inc. Named Top Real Estate Brand in Lipsey Survey for 14th Consecutive Year
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that The Lipsey Company has named CBRE the top global brand in commercial real estate for the 14th consecutive year. Lipsey, a training and professional development firm specializing in commercial real estate, has surveyed commercial real estate professionals on their perceptions of the industry’s leading brands since 2001. CBRE has been ... 
20/Feb/15CBRE Group, Inc. Ranked among Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies for Third Consecutive Year
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has been ranked among Fortune’s Most Admired Companies for the third consecutive year. CBRE is the only commercial real estate services and investment firm to be ranked among Fortune’s Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. Fortune rates companies on attributes related to corporate performance. In the 2015 program, CBRE scored par... 
17/Feb/15CBRE Group, Inc. Achieves Top 100 Global Outsourcing Recognition for Ninth Consecutive Year
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. has been named as one of The 2015 Global Outsourcing 100 by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®). This achievement marks the ninth consecutive year that CBRE has been named among the world’s elite outsourcing firms across all industries. The 2015 Global Outsourcing 100 recognizes the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors. Judging... 
04/Feb/15CBRE Group, Inc. Reports 2014 Revenue Growth of 26% and 25% for Fourth Quarter
Adjusted Earnings Per Share up 17% for 2014; or 31% Ex. Carried Interest LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today reported strong revenue and earnings growth for the year ended December 31, 2014. Full-Year 2014 Results Revenue for full-year 2014 totaled $9.0 billion, an increase of 26% (27% in local currency) from $7.2 billion in 2013. Excluding selected... 
23/Jan/15CBRE Group, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) will release its fourth quarter 2014 financial results shortly after the NYSE market close (4 p.m. Eastern time) on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Management will hold a conference call to discuss results at 5 p.m. Eastern time on that same day (Wednesday, February 4, 2015). The call will be webcast and accessible through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s... 
16/Jan/15UCR Joins CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Enhances Retail Services Offering LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has acquired United Commercial Realty (UCR), a Dallas, Texas-based commercial real estate firm specializing in retail services. UCR, known as one of the most innovative and successful retail real estate advisors in the U.S., manages retail properties for institutional investors nationally and provides ... 
14/Jan/15CBRE Group, Inc. Recognized as One of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America
Award Celebrates Top Employers that Display Leadership and Innovation in Engaging their Employees LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. announced today that it has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. This annual award honors top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their employees. Both years, CBRE has been the only c... 
12/Jan/15CBRE Group, Inc. Announces Completion of Debt Refinancing Activities
Company Establishes New $2.6 Billion Revolving Credit Facility and a $500 Million Tranche A Term Loan LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2015-- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has refinanced its existing credit facilities by amending and restating its senior secured credit agreement, which now provides for a five-year $2.6 billion revolving credit facility and a five-year $500 million Tranche A term loan facilit...