Xavier specialises in all types of complex domestic and cross-border real estate transactions ranging from acquisitions, disposals and joint-ventures to major lettings and high end developments.
Xavier acts predominantly for international investors including sovereign funds, global asset managers and corporates in relation to all major asset classes (offices, retail, hospitality, logistics or other alternative assets).
"Recommended". Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Real Estate)
"Very attentive to his clients." Legal 500 EMEA
"Xavier Jancène is very committed and client-minded. He is a dealmaker." Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (REAL ESTATE)
Xavier's other noteworthy experience includes advising:
- Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) on the acquisition from a UBS managed fund of a 100% shareholding interest in a construction project in Paris la Défense consisting in the demolition of an existing office building, known as “Les Saisons” (CB32), its redevelopment into a 51,200sqm office tower to be known as “Tour Alto” and its subsequent refinancing.
- Deutsche Pfandbriefbank (PBB) as arranger in relation to the acquisition refinancing and redevelopment financing of “Centre Marine Pépinière” (two building located in Paris, rue Laborde) acquired by Eurosic from the French State.
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Advising Colony Capital on its acquisition, alongside with sovereign fund Public Investment Fund, GIF and institutional investors Amundi and Predica, of c. 55% of AccorInvest, legal entity gathering AccorHotels real estate activities.
Advising Ivanhoé Cambridge since 2013 on the development of the Duo Towers (105,000sqm), designed by star architect Jean Nouvel which will be the first towers erected in Paris since the Tower Montparnasse (1974) located in the quartier Bruneseau (Rive Gauche in Paris).
Advising CBRE GI on the sale and leaseback to Société Générale of a prime office building located 132-134 rue de Réaumur, Paris.
Advising Schroders, the global investment manager, on its acquisition of Algonquin Management Partners, a pan-European hotels investment and management group.
Publications: 23 September 2021
In this video, Xavier Jancène, Partner discusses the key trends he has seen develop in the French real estate market and considers future legal changes that will have a material ongoing impact on real…
News: 15 March 2021
Publications: 17 April 2020
top performer, very attentive to clients' needs
Legal 500 EMEA, France, Real Estate
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