Shoosmiths represents Orbis Protect on its MBO

By Lee Perry Shoosmiths has advised the management team of facilities management company Orbis Protect on its buyout (MBO) backed by private equity firm NorthEdge Capital Orbis Protect, which employs more than 400 staff across 19 depots, provides a range of vacant property management and lone worker protection services to public and private sector clients throughout […]

Schoenherr advises Aves One AG on a senior facility refinancing

Schoenherr successfully advised Aves One AG (“Aves One”) on its EUR 155m senior facility refinancing by entering into a new facility agreement with significantly improved commercial terms arranged by a consortium of leading German banks. As a result of this transaction, Aves has managed to optimise its financing structure and reduce its annual interest payments. “We […]

Gowling WLG advises Blackstone Property Partners and Telereal Trillium on acquisition of Network Rail portfolio

International law firm Gowling WLG has acted for Blackstone Property Partners and Telereal Trillium on the £1.46 billion acquisition of Network Rail’s commercial estate portfolio. The firm partnered with Kirkland & Ellis to advise investment firm Blackstone and commercial property management company Telereal Trillium on the deal, which involved a portfolio of 5,200 properties across […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman advises Trade Horizon Global on its issue of Floating Rates Guaranteed Notes due 2021

Conyers Dill & Pearman provided British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands legal advice to Trade Horizon Global Limited (the “Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Beijing Capital Grand Limited in connection with its issue of US$400 million Floating Rate Guaranteed Notes due 2021. The Company provides real estate development services. Partner Flora Wong of Conyers’ […]

Ogier advises Singapore bank on purchase of Manchester student housing project

By Sara Johns, Oliver Richardson Ogier’s Jersey corporate law team has advised on the purchase of a £13 million Manchester city centre student housing project. Partner Sara Johns and senior associate Oliver Richardson led the team, who advised the Singapore-based bank on the Jersey law aspects of the transaction alongside Mills & Reeve LLP as lead […]

Schoenherr advises CONDA on digitalisation of shares via blockchain in Austria

By Thomas Kulnigg, Denisa Lazarescu Schoenherr and CONDA AG (“CONDA”) have succeeded in digitalising the shares of the joint stock company and enabled registered shares to be managed via blockchain technology. Schoenherr advised CONDA on the digitalisation of its shares, which is the first time that shares in an Austrian joint stock company were linked to […]

TLT advises NJOY on acquisition and financing of 298-bed apartment block

By Andy Bell TLT has supported NJOY Student Living with the acquisition and funding of a 298-bed apartment block at Carr Mills in Leeds, expanding its portfolio. The company, which currently operates three sites in Manchester, secured a £15.6m funding boost and bought the existing private rental units for £11.65m. Having grown significantly over the […]

Kinstellar represents IFU on loan facility to Kness Group

By  Andriy Nikiforov Kinstellar has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), an agency of the Government of Denmark, in connection with a secured EUR 5.75 million loan facility to Kness Group, a Ukraine’s leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) group of companies. The IFU’s loan facility will support the development, construction […]

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