Kingboard Investments’s £400 million acquisition of KPMG headquarters in Canary Wharf, London

Eversheds Sutherland has advised KPMG on completing the sale and leaseback of its headquarters at 15 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, to Kingboard Investments of Hong Kong for c.£400m.

Following an open tender, Eversheds Sutherland was instructed by KPMG to advise on all legal aspects of this particularly complex, top-flight transaction.

The Eversheds Sutherland team was led by Partner and Head of London Real Estate Bruce Dear (picture), working with Partner Nef Jones, Senior Associate Jonathan Woodward and Associate Natasha O’Neill.

Involved fees earner: Bruce Dear – Eversheds Sutherland; Nefydd Jones – Eversheds Sutherland; Jonathan Woodward – Eversheds Sutherland; Natasha O’Neill – Eversheds Sutherland;

Law Firms: Eversheds Sutherland;

Clients: KPMG;