About: Investment

Our real estate finance experts use their commercial awareness of the property market to ensure our clients receive market leading advice on every transaction. Our work ranges from high value, highly complex deals and projects to efficient estate management using the best of modern technology. We help our clients to design, build, fund and operate investment and development vehicles.

We act for financial institutions, property companies, real estate investment funds, developers and management companies.

Development

We advise from start to finish on seed funding, regulatory and planning, tax, site assembly, development, finance, construction, letting, realisation, and any disputes.

Investment

We advise on property acquisition and disposal including due diligence and title reporting, holding structures, senior and mezzanine debt financing, the equity structure and tax. We also act on estate management including letting and disputes.

Our areas of expertise

Some of our clients

  • Barratt
  • M&G Investments
  • Allied Irish Bank (GB) PLC
  • Capital Trust
  • AIS Capital Management
  • L&Q Housing
  • First Wessex
  • Genesis Housing Association
  • MBNL
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Battersea Power Station

Some of our recent work

  • Debt investment in profit and non-profit Housing Associations for M&G
  • Investment in UK ground rents and corporate acquisitions for Aviva Investors
  • A new corporate and funding structure for PRS investment
  • Several housing associations’ acquisition of development sites and Section 106 including a recent £100 million scheme in Elephant and Castle
  • Pre-bid documentation for a major town centre regeneration project in the Thames Gateway
  • A £400 million town centre and shopping complex regeneration project in East London to provide commercial and residential units

Key Contact



James
Duncan

Partner, London

Tel: +44 (0)20 7593 5017

Key Contact