Linklaters has advised Griffin Real Estate and Redefine on the acquisition of nine logistics properties located in Poland for a total price of around EUR 200 million from an unspecified seller, and on the financing of the transaction in the form of a new loan provided by ING Bank Slaski S.A., which was advised by Allen & Overy.
The nine properties were acquired by European Logistic Investment BV, a company owned by Redefine Properties Limited and controlled by Griffin Real Estate’s partners. The sum total area of real estate acquired amounts to over 300 thousand square meters.
Linklaters' acquisition team was led by Counsel Weronika Guerquin-Koryzma, while the financing part was led by Partner Jaroslaw Miller. Linklaters Warsaw Managing Partner Artur Kulawski also provided assistance on the deal. The wider team included Associates Piotr Borzynski, Mateusz Cieslak, Malgorzata Jastrzebska, Antonina Kozak, and Ewa Sinkiewicz from the real estate practice, Associate Marcin Nowak from the banking & finance practice, Associate Lukasz Burakowski from the corporate/M&A practice, and Associate Marta Bryjak from the projects practice.
Allen & Overy's team was led by Senior Associate Anna Madra, supported by Associates Karolina Piorkowska, Maciej Szalak, and Patrycja Pakla.