The growing trend towards high value, complex and tax driven structures for both direct and indirect investment has led to the increased sophistication of transactions in the real estate sector.
Our corporate real estate team offers the level of sector focussed corporate support needed to execute the most demanding transactions and document the most complex joint ventures. Integration with specialist tax and finance capability embedded in the wider real estate team gives our clients access to the necessary expertise in a seamless way.
Our team's exclusive real estate focus gives us the capability to put together bespoke structures for transactions, from funding, acquisitions and disposals, holding and participation arrangements, joint venture and development through to exit mechanisms.
Working on market leading transactions gives us access to the latest views on deal trends, and insight into what the market considers commercially acceptable – allowing us to smooth the path to deal delivery for you.
6B47 Real Estate Investors
Advised on its acquisition of a 100% stake in PDI Property Development Investors
Advised on the acquisition from Mr Bricolage group, a specialised retail group, of a real estate company owning 30 medium-sized retailers by gradually acquiring a stake in the shares and subscribing for equity notes, thereby allowing a complete takeover over five years, and on the further resale of the company
Canada pension plan investment board (CPPIB)
Advised on a strategic joint venture with Unibail-Rodamco regarding the indirect acquisition of 46.1% interest in mfi AG, the largest German shopping center operator
Advising on the Project Gaudí acquisition from FMS of a loan portfolio with an outstanding balance of ca. €800 million
Advising Oxford Properties on its joint venture with British Land for the development of the 47 storey Leadenhall Building at 122 Leadenhall, London (formerly known as "the Cheesegrater") and the subsequent sale of it to CC Land for £1.15 billion
Advising on the sale of the UBS headquarters building in Broadgate, London to Cheung Kong for £1billion