Real estate

Examples of our recent work include:

Stanhope Plc.

Advising Stanhope, backed by Mitsui Fudosan UK and the Alberta Investment Management Corporation, on its purchase of the iconic BBC Television Centre for £200m.


Intu

Acting for Intu Properties Plc on the acquisition of three shopping centres in Derby, Sprucefield (Northern Ireland) and a 50 per cent interest in Merry Hill (West Midlands) from Westfield for a consideration of £867.8m.


Tower 42 Holdings

Advising the buyer on the purchase of the Tower Unit Trust, the owner of the Tower 42 Estate, for £282.5m. We also acted for the borrower on the subsequent financing of the acquisition, which involved a fixed rate loan of £145m for 20 years from Aviva Commercial Finance Ltd.


More London

Advising More London on one of the largest central London development schemes undertaken in the last ten years.


Derwent London plc

Acting for Derwent London as developer and landlord on numerous matters including on a major pre-let to global luxury company Burberry. The pre-let of 1 Page Street, London, is valued at £5.3m per annum with minimum uplift to £5.7m per annum at its first rent review. 


CBRE Britannica

Advising Grant Thornton (as administrators) and ING, Deutsche Hypothekenbank and Hypothekenbank Frankfurt (as lenders) on the sale of a portfolio of eight shopping centres owned by CBRE Britannica to Kennedy Wilson for c. £250m.