Blackstone Real Estate Partners Asia II’s $7.1 Billion Fundraising

Simpson Thacher represented The Blackstone Group L.P. (“Blackstone”) in the establishment of its second Asian opportunistic real estate fund, Blackstone Real Estate Partners Asia II L.P. (“BREP Asia II”).

Blackstone has announced that BREP Asia II has held a final close and reached its hard cap. Together with commitments from Blackstone and its affiliates, BREP Asia II has approximately $7.1 billion of capital commitments.

The Simpson Thacher team representing Blackstone included Jonathan Karen (Picture), Adam Furber, Steven Klar, James Hays, Michael Ceulen, Drew Harmon, David Whelan, Michael Milano and Peter Thomas (Private Funds); Nancy Mehlman, Jodi Schneider and Brian Mendick (Tax); and Jeanne Annarumma (ERISA).

 

Involved fees earner: Jonathan Karen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adam Furber – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Steven Klar – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; James Hays – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Ceulen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Drew Harmon – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; David Whelan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Milano – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Peter Thomas – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Nancy Mehlman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jodi Schneider – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Brian Mendick – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Blackstone;

 

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Author: Michael Patrini