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Europe 2022
Germany Real Estate
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Hengeler Mueller

Hengeler Mueller provides comprehensive advice on tax and corporate law structuring, due diligence review, negotiation and financing of large real estate transactions. It advises on portfolio transactions and on the purchase or sale of major single assets by way of share deals, asset deals or joint venture structures.

Amongst its clients are international private equity funds as well as domestic housing companies and other strategic investors.

In real estate financing, the firm assists on debt and equity financing structures, with particular expertise in the securitisation of real estate loans and other structured products.

Chambers Review

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Real Estate - Germany
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Hengeler Mueller utilises its formidable transactional expertise to handle the full spectrum of high-end real estate M&A deals, while additionally advising on asset financing and refinancing. Its expertise spans joint ventures, portfolio restructuring and NPL acquisitions, where it often acts for major private equity funds. Furthermore, it is well versed in handling cross-border transactions for well-known banks, real estate funds and asset managers.

Work Highlights

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  • Hengeler Mueller advised KKR on the acquisition of a majority stake in Velero, including its portfolio of residential property assets.

Notable Practitioners

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Thomas Müller
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Thomas Müller
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Band 2

Thomas Müller leads some of Hengeler Mueller's most substantial matters, including both single-asset and portfolio deals. He is widely recognised for his expertise in real estate M&A matters and is co-head of the firm's transactional practice.

Daniel Kress
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Daniel Kress
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Band 3

Daniel Kress is one of the co-heads of Hengeler Mueller's real estate practice and frequently advises international investors on their German real estate transactions. A client says: "Daniel has continued to impress and exceed our expectations," further noting that "he is highly qualified in commercial real estate transactions and is a highly respected and well-known lawyer in the industry."

Martin Geiger
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Martin Geiger
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Band 4

Martin Geiger handles the financing and refinancing of numerous real estate acquisitions and developments. He is a regular adviser to both lenders and borrowers on both senior and mezzanine financings.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Real Estate

Thomas Müller
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Thomas Müller
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Band 2
Daniel Kress
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Daniel Kress
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Band 3
Real Estate: Finance

Martin Geiger
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Martin Geiger
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Band 4

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