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Real Estate

We offer a global network of creative real estate lawyers experienced in handling all types and stages of real estate transactions.

Our clients choose us because they know we understand their objectives and offer them the innovation, experience, technical expertise, clarity of advice and commitment to get their deals done efficiently and effectively. We regularly handle transactions for the world's leading investment banks, private equity funds, hedge funds, pension funds, REITs and sovereign wealth funds.

Real estate deals are becoming ever more complex. Increasingly they are cross border, highly structured and involve sophisticated financing arrangements. Allen & Overy is ideally placed to advise on these sorts of transactions with our specialist real estate capability across all product lines, unparalleled reputation in finance and well resourced global network.

We advise on development and planning, projects and construction, large loan, mezzanine, A/B and preferred equity origination, loan workouts, NPL pool acquisitions, distressed debt acquisition (including loan-to-own strategies), investment, corporate occupation, tax, finance, securitisation, real estate investment fund formation, structuring and joint ventures, and complex real estate mergers and acquisitions.

We support our clients in their most important real estate projects on an international basis. With more than 90 partners and over 300 associates across our global network, we have both significant geographical reach and a wealth of real estate experience in the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.   

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News: 13 May 2022

Allen & Overy advises Oxalis Holding on the acquisition of Aurora Recovery Capital by illimity

Allen & Overy has advised Oxalis Holding S.à r.l on the agreement for the purchase by illimity Bank of Aurora Recovery Capital S.p.A. (AREC).

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News: 28 April 2022

Allen & Overy announces 57 counsel promotions

Lawyers in 20 of Allen & Overy’s offices across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and the U.S. have been promoted to counsel, effective 1 May 2022. 

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News: 12 April 2022

Allen & Overy advises H.I.G. Capital on the disposal of Urban Garden to Atream and Principal

Allen & Overy has advised H.I.G. Capital in connection with the sale of the Lyon tertiary asset Urban Garden to Principal Real Estate and Atream for an amount of around EUR150 million.

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News: 12 April 2022

Ivan Telecký returns to Allen & Overy, strengthening its Real Estate team

Allen & Overy announced today that Ivan Telecký will cooperate with its Prague office from April 2022. As a counsel, he will help A&O further develop its Real Estate and Energy practices. The A&O…

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