Pearl Assurance and National Provident Life invest £65m in Covent Garden Market, the offshore investment vehicle set up by Scottish Widows to hold the assets of Covent Garden Market and Piazza. Pearl Assurance and National Provident Life advised by Nabarro Nathanson (Amanda Howard). Scottish Widows advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (David Lewis, Mark Watterson).
Fujitsu leases 45,000sq ft UK headquarters in Middlesex, with rents in excess of £1.3m. Fujitsu advised by CMS Cameron McKenna (David Saunders). Landlord Hayes Park Investment Company represented by Berwin Leighton (Vinay Veneik).
Criterion Properties Group sells five buildings to the Dawnay Day Group for £60m. Criterion Properties advised by the City Law Partnership and Brough Skerrett. Dawnay Day advised by Klimt & Co. Funders advised by Clifford Chance and Denton Wilde Sapte.