Hengeler Mueller, together with Simpson Thacher &
Bartlett in London and New York, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in
Toronto and various other European local counsel, advises funds managed by The
Blackstone Group LP on the acquisition of Dream Global REIT ("Dream
Global"). The Canadian real estate investment trust listed in Toronto and
Frankfurt holds a pan-European real estate portfolio with the majority of the
properties located in Germany. The all-cash transaction is valued at CAD 6.2 bn
(appr. EUR 4.2 bn) and is subject to customary conditions. It is expected to
close in December 2019.
The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Thomas
Müller, Thomas Lang (both M&A/Real Estate) and Heinrich Knepper (Financing)
as well as associates Nicholas Kubesch, Simon Bangert, Tobias Braun (all
M&A/Real Estate) and Dominik Stolz (Financing) (all Frankfurt).