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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
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Fax 020 7456 2222
DX:
10 LONDON CITY EC3
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Web:
www.linklaters.com
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Simon Price

Tel:
Work 020 7456 4417
Email:
Web:
www.linklaters.com/AboutUs/OurPeople/Pages/SimonPrice.aspx
Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Simon is a highly experienced real estate lawyer with versatile expertise in corporate real estate transactions, including joint ventures and acquisitions and disposals of real estate assets and holding structures. He advises developers and investors on the full scope of contractual arrangements, including leases, management and development agreements. He has specialist knowledge concerning development projects, the financing of investments and dealing with insolvent or distressed assets and structures.

Simon also has particular experience in the hotel sector, acting for investors, developers and funders on hotel and branded residences transactions throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East and on the negotiation of operator agreements.

Work highlights:

Simon has advised on a wide range of high-profile real estate deals. These include advising:

  • TIAA on the establishment of a three-way joint venture with the Swedish national pension funds, Forsta AP-Fonden and Andra AP-Fonden, to create a £3bn office fund with assets in the UK, France and Germany and on the acquisition of 60 Great Portland Street, London W1
  • a North American pension fund on its formation of a £1bn joint venture with Aviva Life over a portfolio of real estate assets in central London
  • Brookfield on the disposal of a 50% interest in the Principal Place London office development project to the Italian asset management company Antirion SGR, based on an asset value of £763m
  • Meyer Bergman, a real estate investment management firm, on the acquisition of a portfolio of 14 residential development sites from Tesco for £250m and ongoing development advice
  • a Middle Eastern investor on the acquisition of a five-star London hotel for £280m
  • TIAA on the acquisition of the Lakeside Extra Retail Park and Tunnel Retail Park from Hammerson for £93m
  • Brait, the South African private equity group, on the acquisitions of New Look Retail and Virgin Active gyms

Career

Partner, Linklaters, 2015 to date

Member

Simon is a trustee of the Herne Hill Velodrome Trust, which is responsible for maintaining and operating Herne Hill Velodrome in South London.  First constructed in 1891, it is the last remaining finals venue from the 1948 London Olympic Games.

Education

Simon studied classics at St John’s College, University of Cambridge.


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: 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: 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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