Aristotle’s £20.75 Million Acquisition of Red Queen Accommodation


Dentons has advised Aristotle (RQ) Limited on the deal.

Aristotle (RQ) Limited, owned by a Singapore private trust, executed the purchase of newly constructed purpose built student accommodation and the negotiation of a management agreement with Torsion Students Ltd.. The Red Queen accommodation is near to the University of Warwick’s main campus, and was acquired for £20.75 million. The newly constructed property was completed in September 2020 with 210 en-suite bedrooms over 5 floors and several communal spaces including a study area, gym, cinema and lounge.

Dentons’ team was led by UK Real Estate partner Simon Masri (Picture), with support from Real Estate senior associate Laura Gowing and associate Varun Devesher, Energy, Transport and Infrastructure senior associate Bruce Hale, Real Estate team support manager Melanie Blanchard, People, Reward and Mobility senior associate Verity Buckingham, Tax counsel Alastair MacLeod and Tax associate Nicholas Villalta.

Involved fees earner: Melanie Blanchard – Dentons; Verity Buckingham – Dentons; Varun Devesher – Dentons; Laura Gowing – Dentons; Bruce Hale – Dentons; Alastair MacLeod – Dentons; Simon Masri – Dentons; Nicholas Villalta – Dentons;

Law Firms: Dentons;

Clients: Aristotle (RQ) Limited;