Real Estate Finance

Real estate is the world's largest asset class and a market that is dynamic and constantly developing as major forces such as globalisation, technology, urbanisation, and demography converge.

Our work for organisations in this influential sector gives us a deep understanding of the industry and the way it operates.

Our lawyers are drawn from across the Appleby Group and their expertise and 'one team' ethic enables them to advise on the range of real estate transactions involving offshore.

Our clients include public and private companies, borrowers, lenders, lead managers and issuers on domestic and cross-border real estate financings, refinancings and restructurings, hotel owners and operators, retailers, developers and unit trusts.

Our lawyers have advised on some of the largest and most innovative real estate arrangements. In 2014 we advised on one of the largest single asset transactions in UK real estate history:

Blackstone's sale of its interest in a joint venture with British Land PLC which owns the Broadgate Estate to Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, GIC

Our clients include, amongst others:

  • Blackstone
  • Abu Dhabi Capital Management
  • Tritax 
  • Atrium European Land

Range of services:

  • Real estate mergers and acquisitions;
  • Real estate investment fund formation;
  • Senior and mezzanine finance;
  • Structuring and joint ventures;
  • Distressed debt acquisition