Henderson Park’s €1.34 Billion Acquisition of Green Reit plc.

McCann FitzGerald advised The Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. (part of the Blackstone private equity firm) on all issues connected with its provision of acquisition funding to Henderson Park.

Henderson Park Real Estate Management Ltd. said it agreed to acquire Green REIT PLC for roughly €1.34 billion.

The transaction will be carried out through Henderson Park affiliate HPREF Dublin Office Bidco Ltd.

Green REIT’s independent directors, nonindependent directors Stephen Vernon and Pat Gunne and entities related to them, as well as the REIT’s investment manager, representing roughly 6.16% of the company’s issued share capital as of Aug. 13, have committed to vote in favor of the deal during the scheme meeting and of the related resolutions in the extraordinary general meeting.

The acquirer plans to use a combination of equity financing from Henderson Park funds and an acquisition facility from entities advised by affiliates of Blackstone Group Inc. to fund the transaction.

J.P. Morgan Cazenove is the lead financial adviser and corporate broker to Green REIT. Davy serves as joint financial adviser and corporate broker, while CBRE Indirect Investment Services Ltd. is the REIT’s property adviser.

Eastdil Secured and Wells Fargo Securities act as financial advisers to Henderson Park.

McCann FitzGerald team was led by Eamon de Valera (Picture) and included Stephen FitzSimons, Jim Murphy, Éamon Ó Cuív and Conor O’Dwyer.

Involved fees earner: Eamon de Valera – McCann FitzGerald; Stephen FitzSimons – McCann FitzGerald; Jim Murphy – McCann FitzGerald; Éamon Ó Cuív – McCann FitzGerald; Conor O’Dwyer – McCann FitzGerald;

Law Firms: McCann FitzGerald;

Clients: Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.;