Press Release July 05, 2016

M7 Real Estate Closes Third European Equity Fund

Goodwin has advised M7 Real Estate on the final closing of its third European investment fund, European Real Estate Investment Partners (EREIP) III, comprising an equity fund and bond structure which, together with third-party financing, is expected to have total investment capacity of €300m. EREIP III has been raised to buy assets in the retail, office and industrial sectors in Germany and the Netherlands.

Goodwin has also advised M7 Real Estate on structuring and financing matters in relation to various investments of EREIP III.

M7 EREIP III has already transacted on around €204 million of acquisitions incorporating 3.8 million square feet and across 45 assets, and has a further €70 million assets under offer.

Goodwin ’s UK team was led by partner David Evans (Real Estate Funds) and included partners Greg Barclay (Funds), Paul Lyons (Finance) and Ben Eaton (Tax), as well as associates Toby Young (Finance) and Katie Leah (Tax).