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Real Estate Finance and Workouts

Recognised as the market’s leading Real Estate Finance practice, clients have described us as “preeminent” in Chambers & Partners.

We advise the world’s most advanced investment banks, specialist real estate lenders, borrowers, funds and investors on their most critical and pioneering transactions. No other practice can match our depth of experience and unique understanding of every aspect of real estate finance in both domestic and international markets.

As financing techniques have evolved, we have evolved with them, cementing our reputation for leading developments in the market and structuring the most complex deals. Our practice includes advising on large loan, mezzanine, A/B and preferred equity origination, loan workouts, securitisation, the formation of real estate investment funds, secondary market debt acquisitions, NPL pool acquisitions, real estate mergers and acquisitions, joint venture structuring and complex real estate acquisitions.

Our international footprint and depth of resource is backed up by our experience. Allen & Overy has been involved in the real estate finance market since its inception and boasts uniquely strong practices in the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific. With over 90 partners in our global office network specialising in real estate finance we offer our clients a truly integrated service.

 
 

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News and insights

Buildings

News: 01 July 2022

A&O advises Starwood on its financing to Blackstone for the AUD 8.9bn acquisition of Crown Resorts

Allen & Overy has advised Starwood on its financing of the acquisition by entities owned by funds managed or advised by Blackstone Inc. and its affiliates of Crown Resorts Limited, a publicly-listed…

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An LCD circuit board

Publications: 13 April 2022

Investing in Operational Real Estate: Data Centres

What do European real estate investors need to know about investing in data centres?

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Panoramic view of the London skyline

Publications: 25 March 2022

Economic Crime Act – what the real estate industry needs to know

The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 requires overseas entities which own, or wish to acquire, certain real estate in the UK to register with Companies House and to provide, and…

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Panoramic cityscape of The Netherlands

Publications: 15 March 2022

The Netherlands: future trends and challenges for the real estate market 2021/2022

In this video, Leon Hoppenbrouwers, Partner, discusses the key trends he has seen develop in the Dutch real estate market including the massive appetite for datacentre and logistics assets and the…

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