Oxford Properties’ Acquisition of M7 Real Estate’s French Portfolio

Simmons & Simmons advised M7 Real Estate on the deal.

M7 Real Estate, a leading property specialist in regional and multi-let markets across Europe, sold 30 urban logistics and business assets in France to Canadian property investment, development and management group Oxford Properties.

The French portfolio, comprising 30 assets totalling 169,000 sqm, mainly located in the Paris region, was acquired from the M7 FAF France SAS fund for €161 million.

M7 Real Estate will continue to manage the portfolios as an asset manager and will steer these value creation operations.

Simmons & Simmons’ multidisciplinary and international team included: Céline Larmet (Picture), Partner, Nicolas Fournier, Of Counsel, and Alexandre Grevet, on the structuring, corporate and financial aspects; Chloë Nessim, Partner, and Jérémie Yéni on the tax aspects; Elisa Bocianowski, Partner, Louis Délestrée and Sarah Copeland on the real estate aspects
Louis-Mael Cogis, Partner, on the Luxembourg law aspects

M7 was also advised by EASTDIL. Oxford was advised by BNP Paribas Real Estate, Lasaygues, Bredin Prat and DLA Piper in France.

Involved fees earner: Elisa Bocianowski – Simmons & Simmons; Louis-Maël Cogis – Simmons & Simmons; Sarah Copeland – Simmons & Simmons; Louis Delestrée – Simmons & Simmons; Nicolas Fournier – Simmons & Simmons; Alexandre Grevet – Simmons & Simmons; Céline Larmet – Simmons & Simmons; Chloë Nessim – Simmons & Simmons; Jérémie Yéni – Simmons & Simmons;

Law Firms: Simmons & Simmons;

Clients: M7 Real Estate Ltd;

Author: Naoual Sadouqi