PRACTICE AREAS

Alternative Investments & Fund Formation

We advise clients in the areas of alternative investments, private equity and other long term JV structures such as investment companies and real estate clubs. Our team has more than 20+ years of experience within this field. Regular assignments include acting for founder/management teams or investors in the formation, negotiation and restructuring of joint ventures, co-investments, real estate clubs, real estate funds and private equity structures as well as acting for institutional cornerstone or minority investors on the global market for alternative investment funds within such fields as real estate, infrastructure, credits, buyout and venture capital.

Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity

We advise clients in areas such as privately negotiated mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital raisings and related transactions, from strategic and structuring issues through due diligence to negotiating sale and purchase agreements as well as financing arrangements.

Our approach to transactions is built on a genuine interest in our client’s business challenges as well as an extensive experience of transactions in a wide range of industries.

Banking & Finance

We advise clients on an extensive range of banking and finance transactions, including syndicated and bilateral loans, acquisitions, real estate, structured and project finance transactions, restructuring, securitisations, leasing and other special situations as well as regulatory matters. We act on behalf of borrowers and lenders on senior, mezzanine, and subordinated debt financing arrangements.

Corporate & Commercial

We advise clients in all areas of general corporate law and act for shareholders, boards of directors and senior management on shareholder and board meetings and issues such as compliance, minority shareholder protection, capital protection and directors’ liability and related corporate governance matters.

We offer clients legal and business advice on day-to-day corporate, contractual and commercial issues.

Real Estate

We advise clients in all stages of real estate transactions, from strategic and structuring issues through due diligence to negotiating sale and purchase agreements, financing agreements and security arrangements. We also advise on a wide range of other real estate issues, such as leasing, project development, club investments and the establishment of real estate funds.

Employment & Benefits

We advise public and private companies on the full range of employment and benefit issues in connection with mergers and acquisition and restructuring, including matters such as recruitment and hiring, agency and contractors arrangements, incentive plans and remuneration packages, transfer of employees, disciplinary actions and termination of employments. We represent clients in negotiations with trade unions and labour-related disputes such as litigation and arbitrations proceedings. As part of our practice, we also support management and HR-departments on a day-to-day basis on different employment issues that may arise.