French fund company Sofidy’s acquisition of office properties in Bonn, Germany


Clifford Chance has advised the French fund company Sofidy SA on the acquisition of offices in Bonn for its real estate fund Efimmo1.

The office complex acquired by Sofidy is conveniently located in the centre of Bonn and has an area of around 14,300 square metres and more than 400 parking lots for long-term tenants Deutsche Post, Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben (BIMA) and BMW.

With this acquisition, Sofidy continues its strategy of diversifying its investments. Since 2014, the company has acquired several office and hotel properties in Germany.

The Clifford Chance team comprised partner Gerold Jaeger (picture), associates Philip Heinzel and Jonathan Klein as well as senior transaction lawyer Katrin Rötering (all Real Estate, Düsseldorf), partner Josef Brinkhaus (Frankfurt), counsel Dominik Thomer and associate Philipp Weiten and transaction lawyer Philipp Schulze (all Tax, Düsseldorf).

Involved fees earner: Gerold Jaeger – Clifford Chance; Jonathan Klein – Clifford Chance; Philip Heinzel – Clifford Chance; Katrin Rötering – Clifford Chance; Josef Brinkhaus – Clifford Chance; Dominik Thomer – Clifford Chance; Philipp Weiten – Clifford Chance; Philipp Schulze – Clifford Chance;

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