HSBC Alternative Investments’ Acquisition of six buildings at Brindleyplace in Birmingham


Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised a joint venture between global real estate investment firm Hines Global REIT and global private equity firm Lone Star on the sale of six buildings at Brindleyplace in Birmingham, to HSBC Alternative Investments (HAIL).

HSBC Alternative Investments purchased the office estate, totalling 560,000 sq ft, from Hines-Laser UK Venture I Sarl, which is owned by Hines Global REIT and Lone Star. The office-led campus is home to Deutsche Bank, Bilfinger GVA, Michael Page and Deloitte. The deal sees Hines retain the role as asset manager, continuing the firm’s seven year stewardship of Brindleyplace.

BLP fielded a multi-disciplinary team comprising Chris de Pury (Picture), Emma le Wita, Laura Wild and Jennifer Hurdle (Real Estate), Adam Bogdanor, Tun Zaw Mra, Matthew Peplow and Caitlin Crawford (Corporate), Claire Watson and Benedict West (Finance) and Matthew Poole and Andy West (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Chris de Pury – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Emma le Wita – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Laura Wild – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Jennifer Hurdle – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Adam Bogdanor – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Tun Zaw Mra – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Matthew Peplow – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Caitlin Crawford – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Claire Watson – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Benedict West – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Matthew Poole – Berwin Leighton Paisner; Andy West – Berwin Leighton Paisner;

Law Firms: Berwin Leighton Paisner;

Clients: Hines; Lone Star Funds;