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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

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Publications: 01 November 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: 01 August 2022

The Register of Overseas Entities – 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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Aerial view of road with traffic

Publications: 07 July 2022

Real Estate M&A booms in H1 – but which assets will stay the course in uncertain market conditions?

Global M&A may have lost its fizz in the first half of the year, but real estate deals were back with a bang after a slowdown during the pandemic.

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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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