Real Estate

Real estate has never been more global or more complex than it is today. We understand that it is a critical part of your business, regardless of where in the world you operate.

Representative experience

General Electric on the sale of its US$23bn global real estate equity and debt portfolio to Blackstone and Wells Fargo, the largest real estate deal since 2007.

M&G Real Estate on its global real estate portfolio, including the £318m purchase of two office buildings at Spinningfields, Manchester, the UK's largest ever regional office acquisition.

LFF on the structuring and acquisition of a hotel portfolio across Europe.

Portigon AG on the sale of a portfolio of four office buildings in Düsseldorf, including the former WEST LB Headquarters and Ministry of Interior Affairs.

Ivanhoe Cambridge on various major U.S. investment transactions and the sale of its European hotel portfolio.

Argent/Related Companies joint venture on a major £4bn mixed-use redevelopment project in Brent Cross, London.

M&G Real Estate on the acquisition of the London Fruit and Wool Exchange and its prelet to Ashurst LLP of circa 300,000 sq ft.

Prologis on the acquisition of a logistics portfolio in Germany from Schroders.

Pramerica Real Estate Investors on all legal aspects relating to the acquisition of two real estate portfolios totalling €265m.

Hermes REIM on the acquisition of 43 Metro Stores located in France, through the acquisition of an OPCI (a French REIT).

Invesco Real Estate on the €226m acquisition of the Plac Unii mixed-use complex located in Warsaw, one of the biggest investment deals in Poland in 2014.

M&G Real Estate on the acquisition of an emblematic building in Madrid city centre for €175m, its first real estate investment in Spain.

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management on the acquisition of the landmark Stary Browar retail space and art gallery in Poznań, Poland, for €290m.

A company vehicle of the Qatari ruling family on the acquisition of The St Regis Grand Hotel in Rome and Four Seasons hotel in Florence.

GTIS Partners and its Brazilian subsidiary in the acquisition and management of a new luxury hotel to be known as the Palácio Tangará, in São Paulo, Brazil.

The underwriters' counsel on the US$2.3bn IPO of Paramount Group, Inc, owner of premier office buildings in the U.S. The largest REIT IPO in history.

Value Retail on establishing a joint venture to develop the land use rights to create Suzhou Village, its first luxury brand outlet in China.

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan on their direct real estate investments in the UK and continental Europe.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Important decision from the Supreme Administrative Court [NSA]: Tax Authorities are now required to assess the correctness of the statistical classification in tax rulings.

The Supreme Administrative Court has confirmed that the Director of the National Fiscal Information Bureau will now be required to assess the correctness of the statistical classification...

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Italy inbound: look no further (London)

Presentation of the report: "Italy inbound: look no further. Foreign Direct Investment in Italy” at the Italian Embassy in London.

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R&W insurance: a valuable catalyst for real estate transactions

The representations and warranties insurance (“R&W insurance”) is an increasingly universal feature in M&A deals. As real estate transactions have become more complex,...

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Luxembourg Commercial Lease

Do you lend or rent real estate in Luxembourg intended for the commercial or industrial use or the exercise of a craft activity ? Yes, then you should have a look at this. There is a new...

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Investment outlook 2018: Transaction and deal trends in the GCC

Gulf economies and markets have transformed in many ways in response to three years of low oil prices, new regional leadership and a global world order in flux. The tougher fiscal...

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Poland tax news - February 2018

Check out our Tax Alert for news regarding transfer pricing documentation, clarifications from the Tax Authorities, and Court decisions in tax-related cases.

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