Baker McKenzie has assisted Invesco Real Estate, the global real estate investment manager, in the structuring and financing of the acquisition of the Paris-based “Capital 8” building sold by Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.
Through this acquisition – the largest ever made by Invesco Real Estate in Europe – the global manager has acquired an office complex ideally situated in the 8th arrondissement with a total surface area of 45,000 m², which also offers a wide range of services (restaurants, conference rooms, etc.).
Baker McKenzie advised Invesco Real Estate with a team led by Laurent Fessmann, partner in Luxembourg, and Marc Mariani, partner in Paris, on international structuring and real estate structuring in France. The team included Fabrice Varandas, Counsel, Pierre-Marie Ouchet, Partner, Aisling Whelan and Ali Bouhrara, senior associates and Corentin Dolivet, associate The competition law team led by Alex Dowding, partner in Paris, and Thomas Guérin, senior associate, also played a crucial role.