Hengeler Mueller advises Blackstone on acquisition of office premises from Portigon

03. February 2014

Affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV and Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII acquired four office buildings in the city-center of Düsseldorf from Portigon AG, the legal successor of WestLB.

Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment and advisory firms. Its alternative asset management businesses include the management of private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge fund solutions, credit-focused funds and closed-end funds. Blackstone also provides various financial advisory services, including financial and strategic advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services.

Hengeler Mueller is advising Blackstone on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team is led by partner Thomas Müller (M&A/Real Estate, Frankfurt) and includes Jan Bonhage (Public Law, Berlin), Alf-Henrik Bischke (Antitrust, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Maximilian Clostermeyer, Nicolas Nohlen, Johannes Baumann, Lars Voigt (all Frankfurt), Marcel Nuys (Düsseldorf), Fabian Quast and Anes Kafedžić (both Berlin).