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Dr Sven Wortberg

Dr Sven Wortberg

Partner

Dr Sven Wortberg is a Partner in our real estate practice in Frankfurt.

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Experience

He advises clients on international and German real estate transactions and related matters, including financing, structuring and regulatory issues. His clients include project developers, investment companies, open-ended and closed-ended real estate investment funds, and institutional investors.

Sven's experience includes advising: 

  • IVG Institutional Funds GmbH on the sale of an office building located in Frankfurt
  • Aurec Capital on the acquisition of the property “Bockenheimer Warte” located in Frankfurt via acquisition of two Luxembourg entities
  • IVG Institutional Funds GmbH on the acquisition of the headquarter of Metro Group located in Düsseldorf
  • Orion Capital Partners on the acquisition of a commercial real estate portfolio from Suisse Credit
  • Barings on the acquisition of a commercial property located in Berlin (via share deal)
  • Tishman Speyer on the acquisition of the property “Pressehaus am Alex” from Bertelsmann AG
  • AEW Europe S.A. on the acquisition of a commercial property located in Munich
  • Patrizia on the sale of a trophy property located in Düsseldorf Germany 
  • Munich Residential GmbH on the sale of a mixed use property located in the centre of Munich 
  • Kintyre Investment GmbH on various strategic joint ventures 
  • Catella Real Estate AG on the acquisition of various project developments via forward deals 
  • Arsago Real Estate GmbH on various acquisitions of a German residential real estate portfolios via share deals 
  • Trockland Management GmbH on the disposal of several residential properties located in Berlin 

* To some extent prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills

Accolades

A well-known practitioner, Sven is recommended in German leading directory Juve-Handbuch, Legal 500 Deutschland and ranked in Band 5 by Chambers Europe 2019 for Real Estate in Germany.
Sven Wortberg is described as having "impeccable technical skills" and being "very pleasant to work with". - Juve 2018/2019
Sven Wortberg is described as "reliable and congenial". - Juve 2017/2018

Background

Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills in 2018, Sven was a partner in another international business law firm in Frankfurt.

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