Press Release
August 3, 2018

Goodwin Advises HSH Nordbank on Financing the Acquisition of a Shopping Centre in Leipzig

Goodwin advised its longstanding client HSH Nordbank AG on the financing of the acquisition of the shopping mall “Allee Center” in Leipzig, Germany, by a special purpose vehicle controlled by EQT Partners from Investa Real Estate.

The “Allee Center” in Leipzig Grünau was built in 1996, and comprises around 40,000 square meter of rental space.

HSH Nordbank is one of the leading players active in the German real estate market and ranks within the Top 3 financial institutions in this segment. HSH also provides support to foreign investors on their cross-border activities in Germany.

EQT Real Estate, a subsidiary of the private equity investor EQT Partners, focuses on direct and indirect investments in property and portfolios with high growth potential. Investments typically.

The Goodwin German Real Estate Finance team was led by partner Dr. Stephan Kock and included associates Kira Müller and Helena Velimirović.