Blackstone’s Acquisition Of 35% Interest In Kryalos Investments

Simpson Thacher represented Blackstone Real Estate in connection with the acquisition of a 35% stake in Kryalos Investments S.r.l. – the holding company of Kryalos SGR S.p.A.

Kryalos SGR S.p.A. currently employs 55 people and manages 35 real estate funds reserved for professional investors. Assets under management amount to approximately €5.5 billion, covering 235 assets. Paolo Bottelli, who founded Kryalos in 2013, will remain as principal shareholder and CEO.

The Simpson Thacher Team included Wheatly MacNamara, Sam Charlton, Alex Morris and Spencer Patton (Real Estate); Harris Kaufman (Corporate); Rony Rothken (Funds); and Meredith Jones and Kelli Rivers (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Roberto Della Vecchia – Carbonetti e Associati; Emanuele Marrocco – Carbonetti e Associati; Federico Bal – Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners; Jacopo Ceccherini – Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners; Bruno Gattai – Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners; Samuel Charlton – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Meredith Jones – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Harris Kaufman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Wheatly MacNamara – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Alexandra Morris – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Spencer Patton – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kelli Rivers – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Rony Rothken – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Carbonetti e Associati; Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Blackstone; Bottelli Paolo; Kryalos SGR S.p.A.;