Beiten Burkhardt

BEITEN BURKHARDT Structures International Real Estate Joint Venture and Assists with the Purchase of its First Portfolio

Berlin, 13 August 2014 – The international law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT has advised the initiators of an international Joint Venture on design and implementation of the investment structure for German real properties in a three-digit-million range.

Subsequently, BEITEN BURKHARDT assisted the Luxembourg Joint Venture (in which a state fund of the United Arab Emirates and an international group of investors hold majority shares) with its first investment, namely the acquisition of a real estate portfolio of ZBI group. The real estate portfolio comprises 106 mainly residential properties in Berlin, Brandenburg and Magdeburg.

The BEITEN BURKHARDT-Team headed by Dr Karl-Dieter Müller and Michael Ziegler rendered comprehensive advice especially on corporate, real estate and tax law aspects and on financing issues.

Advisor to Initiators / Joint Venture:
BEITEN BURKHARDT: Dr Karl-Dieter Müller (M&A, Corporate) and Dr Malte Strüber (Tax Law, M&A), both in charge; Dr Klaus Kemen, Christian Hipp and Anja Fischer (Real Estate Law, M&A); Insa Müller (Contract Law, M&A); Michael Ziegler (Financing); Uwe Wellmann (Cartel Law); Dr Dirk Tuttlies (Regulatory Law)

Dr Karl-Dieter Müller
Phone: +49 30 26471 – 262

Michael Ziegler
Phone: +49 89 35065 – 1441