Our complete services across the life cycle of a real estate investment include bespoke corporate and business advice underpinned by our deep understanding of the complex regulatory, policy, and industry issues.
We add significant value through our seamless corporate advisory services to the real estate industry, including—
Advising the owners of Seven Fields (a company) and Abbotsleigh Citrus (a business) on the $90 million combined sale of share and business assets involving the sale of all land assets in Queensland, Victoria, and Northern Territory owned by the vendors to a Hong Kong-based investment company and the remaining business assets to the Nutrano Produce Group.
Advising leading property fund manager Primewest Group (now Centuria) on its ASX listing.
Advising fund manager and real estate advisory firm Pacific East Coast on its acquisition by ASX-listed financial services company Countplus.
Preparing the underlying trust and sale documentation and negotiating the commercial terms for the sale of a 50 percent interest in Pellicano Property Trust 3, a $150 million industrial trust, to Sunsuper in a complex transaction.
Advising this property development group on establishing special purpose vehicles for their joint venture projects, including preparing bespoke joint venture agreements and development management agreements for each project.
Advising One Funds Management Limited (as trustee) on restructuring the Perth Markets, a stapled structure which owns and operates the fresh food markets in Canning Vale (WA) (valued at $180 million), carried out by way of two interlinked schemes – a trust scheme by way of application for judicial advice and a scheme of arrangement.
Assisting Centuria Property Funds Limited to launch the Centuria 80 Grenfell Street Fund, a single-asset, closed-ended unlisted property fund investing in a 50 percent interest in a premier A-grade office tower located at 80 Grenfell Street in the Adelaide CBD, including negotiating and settling a complex unit purchase agreement.
Partner Sean McMahon is recognised for Investment Funds and Funds Management in Best Lawyers in Australia
Partner Emma Donaghue is named in Best Lawyers in Australia for Banking and Finance Law
Recognised for Real Property Law in Best Lawyers in Australia
‘The ability to understand the key drivers of the counterparty and navigate negotiations and documentation is a critical skill the Real Estate team leverages to benefit clients.’
Chambers Asia Pacific 2020
‘They are absolute specialists in the area of managed funds, they are on the pulse and experts in this area, and they’re solutions-oriented.’
Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2020
Recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia for Corporate Law
We are ranked as leaders in our focus industry sectors – funds management and real estate