Hanns-William Mülsch

Partner, Real Estate & Corporate, Germany

"He understands the commercial side and knows how to handle deals, get over the numerous hurdles and expedite the process." (Client quote, Chambers Europe 2016)
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8 shopping centre transactions total deal value £1.5 billion
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Biography

  • 15+ years’ experience in real estate and corporate related notarial work such as (cross-border) mergers, conversions and spin-offs.
  • Specialised work includes corporate real estate transactions, real estate related private equity transactions, open-ended real estate investment funds, real estate restructurings, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions. 
  • Experienced with capital markets transactions related to real estate on behalf of major international real estate sponsors.
  • Previous projects include advising an institutional investor on the sale of the famous Alsterhaus, a department store in Hamburg; the sale and lease back of the Gothaer Headquarters (Insurance); a large number of shopping centre acquisitions and disposals; inter alia the “Alexa” in Berlin.
  • Clients include CBRE Global Investors, Hines, Aurec Capital and Union Investment Institutional Properties GmbH.
  • Regularly recognised in Chambers Europe for Real Estate in Germany as well as in Who's Who Legal and in the leading German directory JUVE

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Examples of Work

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IVG

Advising IVG on the sale of the Alsterhaus department store in Hamburg to a subsidiary of SIGNA-Group.

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Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH

Advising Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH on the acquisition of a portfolio of 6 mixed use properties (mainly offices) in Luxembourg and Germany on behalf of one of their institutional funds.

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CBRE and TRS of Texas

Advising CBRE and TRS of Texas on the acquisition of the “Leine Centre” in Laatzen/Hannover from LaSalle and Fay Projects.

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CBRE Global Investors

Advised on the acquisition of a shopping centre in the city centre of Düren, North Rhine-Westfalia as well as on the subsequent disposal of the centre after a holding period of four years to Union Investment for EUR 70 Mio.

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Aurec Capital Ltd.

Advising Aurec Capital Ltd. on the sale and leaseback of the Gothaer headquarters in Cologne, consisting of four office buildings and a parking garage (approx. 100,000 sq. m.).

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Career Timeline

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1986

Graduated from Free University of Berlin

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