Structuring Transactions

Our attorneys draw on their years of experience to help our clients structure their transactions in the most advantageous form. Our attorneys work together with others in our firm, including our insurance, finance, environmental, employment, business solutions and governance and tax groups, to ensure that all aspects of the transaction are considered prior to finally structuring the transaction.

Representative Transactions

  • Advised a regional quasi-governmental real estate company on the establishment of a DIFC holding company for its international real estate projects in relation to the restructuring of the assets and raising more than $700 million in new capital, and a subsequent joint venture with a leading GCC real estate company for the master planning and urban development of an area of waterfront in the UAE in conjunction with the government of an Emirate of the UAE.
  • Represented a major UAE based investment group on a $4.5 billion real estate project in Algiers, Algeria, including assisting the client with the structuring of the project and drafting the offering documents to solicit new investors. Assisted in negotiating the financing documents with the lending banks.
  • LaSalle French Fund II (LaSalle Investment Management): Assisted on the acquisition, through an open bid process, of nine companies and 52 real estate assets sold by RREEF and Deutsche Bank. Our advice covered corporate, financing and real estate due diligence, structuring of the acquisition, cash flow analysis, and drafting and negotiating the sale/purchase and warranty agreements.