Press Releases / Germany

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner* (BLP) has advised Select Group on the acquisition of the ‘niu Air’ hotel in Frankfurt, from GBI AG. The investment is Select Group’s first venture into the German market. The niu Air Hotel is currently under construction and will house 344 rooms in Leonardo-da-Vinci-Allee, near the Rebstockpark district, in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP)* have advised 3W Power S.A. on the development, coordination and implementation of its comprehensive balance-sheet restructuring. The restructuring process lasted 13 months and was successfully completed this week with the effective notarial acknowledgement of the company’s cash increase and amendments to the super senior financing documents. The key […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner* has advised Allianz Real Estate, on behalf of Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG, on the sale of the landmark property Hanseviertel to CBRE Global Investors. The Hanseviertel is one of Hamburg’s best-known shopping destinations in the historic city centre. Besides the shopping arcade, the Hanseviertel consists of a 205-room Renaissance Hotel (Marriott Group), 14,400 sq m […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner* (BLP) has advised Hines on the acquisition of the future headquarters of online retailer Zalando in Berlin-Friedrichshain The building ensemble with 42,000 sqm office space and 156 parking spaces is located in Valeska-Gert-Straße in Berlin-Friedrichshain. The property in the up-and-coming office property submarket Mediaspree – one of the largest […]

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP has officially launched today, April 3. The Partnerships of both Bryan Cave LLP and Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP overwhelmingly approved the combination on Feb. 26. The new global, fully integrated law firm has 32 offices in 11 countries and a platform of 1,600 lawyers, placing it among the largest in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Turlane in its recent series A financing round. Venture capital firms Holtzbrinck Ventures, Spark Capital and DN Capital invested a total of €7m in the Berlin based start-up. Tourlane is a young tech company which provides customers a platform for booking personalised individual trips and adventure trips […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (28 March, 2018) announced the appointment of new Partner Dr Bernd Geier to further enhance its financial regulation practice in Germany. Bernd will join BLP’s Frankfurt office on 1 April 2018. Bernd’s arrival increases BLP’s global expertise in capital markets, structured financing and securitization.. He joins BLP from […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised Northzone as the lead investor on FreightHub’s series A financing round. The Berlin start-up raised US$20m making it the largest series A financing round for a logistics start-up in Europe to date. FreightHub, a freight forwarding company, was launched 18 months ago by Ferry Heilemann, CEO, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner advised Aurec leading a consortium of Israeli institutional investors on the acquisition of Eschborn Plaza in the Frankfurt area from two closed-ended funds managed by Commerz Real for €236m by way of an asset deal. The main tenant of the prime office complex is Ernst & Young, the company’s […]

BLP Germany has advised Hines as asset manager for an institutional investor on the acquisition of the Mira Shopping Centre in Munich. Built in 2008, the Mira Shopping Centre covers roughly 24,000sq m and hosts around 60 retail tenants, including Rewe, H&M, New Yorker, dm, C&A, Aldi, Deichmann, Hunkemöller, Douglas, Woolworth and Expert. Hines plans […]

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