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Andy Bruce

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Work 020 7456 4888
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www.linklaters.com/AboutUs/OurPeople/Pages/AndrewBruce.aspx
Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Andy leads the firm’s Global Real Estate practice. He has extensive experience in the acquisition, financing, development, letting and disposal of all types of commercial real estate both in the UK and Continental Europe as well as being well versed in the structures typically used to own, develop and finance real estate.

Work highlights

Listed as a Leading Individual for Real Estate in Legal 500, Andy has led on many major real estate transactions. Highlights include advising:

Development transactions:

  • Lendlease on its joint venture with Starwood Capital to acquire the £3.5bn Silvertown Quays, London urban renewal project; and on the £2bn ongoing redevelopment of Elephant & Castle, London, comprising 300,000 sqm of new build and mixed use development
  • Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) on several projects, including its landmark £370m acquisition and redevelopment of New Scotland Yard, London

Investment deals:

  • a consortium member on its investment in a €6.4 billion global portfolio of approximately 900 hotels
  • CBRE Global Investors’ Pan-European Core Fund on several investments as it expands across Europe
  • Triuva on several investments across central London and the South East of England
  • a Chinese investor on the £120m+ acquisition of Kleinwort Benson’s Mayfair HQ

Lettings:

  • the owner of the Aldwych Quarter, London (comprising four buildings, including the former HQ of the BBC World Service) on multiple lettings, including the landmark letting of the site to King’s College London as a new campus HQ
  • JPMorgan Chase as landlord on the letting of 125 London Wall, London to law firm Nabarro for its HQ, including a significant refurbishment project

Sale and leasebacks:

  • several clients on sale and leaseback transactions (including leasehold liability transfers and virtual assignments), including a major financial institution on a large multi-jurisdictional structured sale and leaseback

Career

Partner, Global Head of Real Estate, January 2017 to date

Member

Andy is a trustee and member of the investment committee of Barts Charity, a leading healthcare charity.

Education

Reading University (LLB (Hons) First Class).


London: Real estate

Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Within: Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Linklaters LLP's ‚Äėexcellent' real estate team¬†represents domestic and international investors, developers and occupiers on premium investments, high-value regeneration and developments and lettings. Practice head Andy Bruce¬†is highly recommended and experienced in financing, development, acquisition, letting and disposal matters across the UK and Europe. In a recent highlight for the practice, a team led by Patrick Plant¬†advised Malaysian investors on the ¬£1.6bn purchase of a stake in the Battersea power station redevelopment project. Simon Price¬†has notable experience with structured investments and is also possesses expert knowledge of the hotels sector, while the 'exceptional' Martin Elliott¬†leads the development team.

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Commercial property: development

Within: Leading individuals

Andy Bruce - Linklaters LLP

Within: Commercial property: development

Linklaters LLP's ‚Äėexcellent' real estate team¬†represents domestic and international investors, developers and occupiers on premium investments, high-value regeneration and developments and lettings. Practice head Andy Bruce¬†is highly recommended and experienced in financing, development, acquisition, letting and disposal matters across the UK and Europe. In a recent highlight for the practice, a team led by Patrick Plant¬†advised Malaysian investors on the ¬£1.6bn purchase of a stake in the Battersea power station redevelopment project. Simon Price¬†has notable experience with structured investments and is also possesses expert knowledge of the hotels sector, while the 'exceptional' Martin Elliott¬†leads the development team.

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Commercial property: hotels and leisure

Within: Commercial property: hotels and leisure

Linklaters LLP's ‚Äėexcellent' real estate team¬†represents domestic and international investors, developers and occupiers on premium investments, high-value regeneration and developments and lettings. Practice head Andy Bruce¬†is highly recommended and experienced in financing, development, acquisition, letting and disposal matters across the UK and Europe. In a recent highlight for the practice, a team led by Patrick Plant¬†advised Malaysian investors on the ¬£1.6bn purchase of a stake in the Battersea power station redevelopment project. Simon Price¬†has notable experience with structured investments and is also possesses expert knowledge of the hotels sector, while the 'exceptional' Martin Elliott¬†leads the development team.

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Commercial property: investment

Within: Leading individuals

Andy Bruce - Linklaters LLP

Within: Commercial property: investment

Linklaters LLP's ‚Äėexcellent' real estate team¬†represents domestic and international investors, developers and occupiers on premium investments, high-value regeneration and developments and lettings. Practice head Andy Bruce¬†is highly recommended and experienced in financing, development, acquisition, letting and disposal matters across the UK and Europe. In a recent highlight for the practice, a team led by Patrick Plant¬†advised Malaysian investors on the ¬£1.6bn purchase of a stake in the Battersea power station redevelopment project. Simon Price¬†has notable experience with structured investments and is also possesses expert knowledge of the hotels sector, while the 'exceptional' Martin Elliott¬†leads the development team.

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