Andreas Mallin is a counsel in Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry group. He focuses his banking practice on real estate finance (acquisition and development financings including residential, commercial, single assets, portfolio and warehouse financings), including Pfandbrief lending, buy-out finance, and asset-backed finance as well as associated financial restructuring in these areas. He advises on all layers of debt: senior, mezzanine or other junior loans; syndication and tranching of participations; and intercreditor agreements. Mr. Mallin represents lenders  such as credit institutions, debt funds, insurance companies, and investors/borrowers such as funds, family offices, and insurance companies in all banking-related aspects of these transactions.

Mr. Mallin is also involved in Goodwin’s PropTech Initiative, which is focused on supporting the intersection of Real Estate and Technology through thoughtful collaboration across the two practice areas. As a participant, Mr. Mallin stays up to date on relevant market trends impacting the PropTech sector, specifically in the German market, to effectively support clients involved in this space.

Andreas Mallin ist Counsel bei Goodwin in Frankfurt am Main. Er berät insbesondere zu Immobilienfinanzierungen (einschließlich der Finanzierung durch Pfandbriefbanken), Leveraged Finance und Asset-Backed-Finanzierungen sowie damit jeweils zusammenhängender Restrukturierungen, zum Kauf/Verkauf und Übertrag von Darlehensportfolien. Seine Beratung umfasst Senior Darlehen, Mezzanine-  oder Nachrang-Darlehen, einschließlich deren  Strukturierung, Syndizierung und Tranchierung sowie Verknüpfung durch Konsortialvereinbarungen. Herr Mallin vertritt Darlehensgeber (Kreditinstitute, Debt Funds, Versicherungen) und Investoren/Darlehensnehmer (z.B. Fonds, Family Offices, Insurance Companies) in allen bankrechtlichen Aspekten ihrer Transaktionen.

Er spricht fließend Deutsch und Englisch.


  • Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen, Frankfurt am Main, London 2009
  • Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen, Rostock 2003





Mr. Mallin’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPT) in its €1.6 billion joint venture agreement with Primonial Group pursuant to which a fund managed by Primonial Group will acquire a 50% interest in a MPT portfolio of 71 post-acute hospitals throughout Germany (2018).
  • GreenOak Real Estate LP in the final close of its second European Fund, GreenOak Europe Fund II, totaling €656 million of equity commitments and exceeding its target of €500 million (2018)
  • GTT Communications on the completion of its acquisition of Interoute for approximately €1.9 billion (2018).
  • HSH Nordbank AG in connection with its credit facilities agreement with EQT Real Estate to finance the acquisition and subsequent repositioning of two commercial properties known as “Atricom” and “LeByro” in Germany. The financing was tailored to the business plan of the sponsor and combines an acquisition financing and a CapEx loan for a financing with a total volume of €79 million for a term of up to five years (2017).
  • Gramercy Property Europe (Gramercy Europe) on its acquisition of a 94.9 percent interest in the German / French Clydesdale portfolio, a logistics warehouse portfolio with assets in Germany and France from Goodman Europe Development Trust. Goodwin also advised in relation to the refinancing of the German portfolio. The loan, amounting to approximately €130 million was provided by DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. The highly complex cross-border deal involved Luxembourg, German, and French law elements with parties from Australia, the U.S., the UK, Luxembourg, Germany, and France (2017).
  • Castlelake on its acquisition of the Treveria property portfolio, which consists of commercial retail and residential space, from Commerzbank. The acquisition was carried out by a trustee structure through a combined asset deal and share deal, as well as an external financing through a loan provided by SEB AG. The purpose of the loan is also to finance certain investment expenses (2017).
  • Gramercy Property Europe plc, a European-focused real estate investment fund sponsored by Gramercy Property Trust (Gramercy), on the sale of 100% of the Fund’s assets to a consortium of clients managed by AXA Investment Managers (2017).
  • NATIXIS Pfandbriefbank AG and NATIXIS S.A. on the financing of the acquisition of additional residential properties to an existing portfolio located mainly in Berlin, Germany by investment companies from Luxembourg. NATIXIS Pfandbriefbank AG granted a loan to support a capex program of individual properties (2017)
  • Castlelake, L.P. on its acquisition of the Gravity real estate portfolio from the financial investors Marcol and Marathon Asset Management. The transaction was structured as a combined share and loan acquisition (2017).
  • Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG as facility agent and security agent leading a consortium of lenders, including Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen, in connection with a €432 million term loan to partially refinance the debt of OFFICEFIRST Immobilien AG & Co. KG (OFFICEFIRST) (2016).
  • WCM Beteiligungs- und Grundbesitz-AG in the acquisition of four retail shopping centers with 52,500 square meters of rental space in the aggregate (2016).
  • Slate Asset Management on its acquisition and financing of 67 grocery-anchored real estate assets located throughout Germany (2016).

Herr Mallin hat unter anderem zu folgenden Mandaten beraten:

  • Cerberus in Bezug auf die Re-Financing des Blue-Immobilienportfolios durch von der Citi-Bank arrangierten Vor- und Nachrangdarlehen.*
  • Ein führendes deutsches Versicherungsunternehmen bei der Finanzierung des Ankaufs eines Retail-Immobilienportfolios (Volumen ca. EUR 1,4 Mrd).*
  • Société Générale in Bezug auf die Re-Finanzierung eines deutschland-weiten Portfolio von Alten- und Pflegeheimen (Volumen EUR 545 Mio).*
  • einen führenden deutschen Immobilienfinanzierer bei der Finanzierung des Erwerbs und der teilweisen Entwicklung einer Gewerbeimmobilie/-grundstückes.
  • Gramercy hinsichtlich der Finanzierung des Erwerbs eines europäischen Immobilienportfolios.
  • koreanischen Investor bei der Finanzierung des Ankaufs des ‘Lateral Towers’-Gebäudes in Frankfurt.*
  • Samsung SRA Asset Management Co., Ltd. bei der Finanzierung des Ankaufs des an die Deutsche Bahn vermieteten Silberturms von der IVG*.

* Bezeichnet Mandate aus der Zeit vor dem Start bei Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2016, Mr. Mallin was a senior associate in the Frankfurt office of Ashurst.

Beruflicher Werdegang
Herr Mallin ist seit 2016 bei Goodwin. Zuvor war er Senior Associate im Frankfurter Büro von Ashurst.

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2nd German State Law Examination, 2009
Frankfurt am Main
(Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen)
1st German State Law Examination, 2003
Frankfurt am Main
(Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen)


Zweite Staatsexamen, 2009
Frankfurt am Main
(Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen)
Erste Staatsexamen, 2003
Frankfurt am Main
(Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen)






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