Baker McKenzie advised Blue Horizon Investors on its acquisition of a prime South Beach hotel in Miami.
The acquisition price is in excess of $100m and is confidential. Blue Horizon intends to redevelop and transform this hotel into a luxury hotel.
The Blue Horizon Group is the independent private investment arm of a leading, multi-billion dollar single family office with a particular focus on real estate and private equity in Europe and the United States. Blue Horizon Advisors, a part of Blue Horizon Group, is a leading global investment advisory firm comprised of senior investment professionals with deep industry insight and a strong track record in financial markets, real estate, venture capital and private equity investments globally. The real estate arm is particularly focused on deploying and managing real estate assets in the major European, North American and Asian markets.
The Baker McKenzie team was led by London-based partners Prabhu Narasimhan, Sarah H. Winston (Picture) and Michael Smith supported by Miami-based tax partners Robert H. Moore and Michael Melrose, London-based Real Estate Partner Ben Farnell as well as Luxembourg-based tax leads Antonio Merino and Andrea Addamiano. They were ably supported by Associates Andriea Vamadevan (London), Matthew Legg (London), Cecilia Reategui (Miami), and Jayshree Narendran (New York).
Involved fees earner: Andrea Addamiano – Baker McKenzie; Ben Farnell – Baker McKenzie; Matthew Legg – Baker McKenzie; Michael Melrose – Baker McKenzie; Antonio Merino – Baker McKenzie; Robert Moore – Baker McKenzie; Prabhu Narasimhan – Baker McKenzie; Jayshree Narendran – Baker McKenzie; Cecilia Reategui – Baker McKenzie; Michael Smith – Baker McKenzie; Andriea Vamadevan – Baker McKenzie; Sarah Winston – Baker McKenzie;
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