Real Estate and Infrastructure

TLT acts on sale of Edenhall Group to Marshalls

By Andrew Webber TLT has acted on the sale of Edenhall Group, Britain’s largest independent manufacturer of concrete facing bricks, to listed landscape products manufacturer Marshalls plc. Marshalls has acquired 100 per cent of the issued share capital of Edenhall Holdings Limited in a strategic acquisition to boost its growth in the new build housing market. […]

TLT completes London acquisition for Savills

By John Wood The deal will see the global real estate services provider add weight to its residential and commercial portfolios in London and accelerate its UK growth strategy. It follows previous acquisitions completed by TLT for Savills, including two residential sales, lettings and property management agents in the North West in the last quarter. […]

Offices

Shearman jumps on infrastructure PE bandwagon with Bakers hires

Baker McKenzie infrastructure PE duo Tim Sheddick and Katie Hicks have joined Shearman & Sterling in London, the latest in a series of moves to US firms in this space. Sheddick has been with Bakers since 1999 and was made a partner in 2006. One of his key clients is Macquarie, which he advised in […]

Loyens & Loeff advises SGG in the acquisition of Augentius

We advised SGG, a Luxembourg-based leading trust, corporate and fund services firm, in the acquisition of Augentius, a leading global provider of alternative investment solutions to the Private Equity and Real Estate communities. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, reinforces SGG Group’s position as the 4th leading investor services firm in the world […]

Shoosmiths appoints new Chief Executive Officer

By Kara Shadbolt UK law firm Shoosmiths has announced that a new chief executive elected by its partnership is to succeed Claire Rowe, after a decade in charge. Real estate partner Simon Boss will assume the role from 1 January after Rowe announced her decision to step down earlier in the year. Rowe is to remain […]

Macfarlanes and DLA Piper lead on sale of Soho “film row” building

Macfarlanes and DLA Piper are acting in the sale of a £55m building in the heart of Soho’s filmland. 141 Wardour Street, which stands on the corner of Wardour Street and Broadwick Street and is fully let to the Moving Picture Company, has been sold to commercial property investment manager Orchard Street. Macfarlanes has advised […]

Novartis

Macfarlanes leads as Novartis moves HQ to London

Macfarlanes is advising on Novartis’s HQ move to White City, as the Swiss drugs giant sets its sights on joining a cluster of life sciences companies in West London. Novartis’s 600 HQ staff will relocate from Frimley in Surrey to the WestWorks building on the White City Place campus within the UK’s “golden triangle” bioscience hub […]

Shard

Ropes real estate duo decamp for Greenberg Traurig

Ropes & Gray partners Partha Pal and Carol Hopper are to join Greenberg Traurig’s London office, The Lawyer can reveal, where they will join the firm’s real estate team. Pal spent three years at Ropes after a short stint at Chadbourne & Parke and sixteen years in the London, New York and Singapore offices of […]

Ogier advises on IFC deal

Ogier has advised on the £43.7 million purchase of IFC – a recently completed office building in Jersey’s new finance centre. The building – leased out to six tenants– has been purchased by the Klesch Family Office. The building provides 69,405 square feet of environmentally sustainable Grade A office space in the heart of St […]

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