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AmCham Staff Change

We would like to inform you that Veronika Yorumez, Corporate Relations Manager responsible for membership, will be on maternity leave from April 2020 until March 2021.

April 01, 2020

CMS European M&A Study 2020: Seller remains king in Europe while industry benefits from artificial intelligence

Europe continues to be a sellers' market. All countries across Europe now apply “seller-friendly” risk allocation techniques, while the US continues to firmly favour the buyer.

April 01, 2020

Elite Language Center is 100 virtual

Elite Language Center, in response to the current situation around COVID-19, has made all of its services available online. 

March 26, 2020

Dentons advises GIC on €950 million Maximus portfolio acquisition

Dentons and Kirkland & Ellis represented GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, on the acquisition of the Maximus logistics real estate portfolio from Apollo Global Management, a US-based private equity firm. 

The value of the transaction was approximately €950 million.  The deal, which was signed in December 2019, closed on January 31 following the completion of closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

The 1 million sq.m. pan-European portfolio includes 28 assets in core logistics hubs across Europe, including Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Netherlands, Belgium and Austria.  Through the acquisition, GIC plans to expand its European logistics platform, P3 Logistic Parks.

The deal was one of the largest real estate investment deals signed in Europe in 2019 and the largest in Germany. 

Evan Lazar, Co-chair of Dentons’ global Real Estate group, led the cross-border Dentons team of more than 50 lawyers on the deal. Real Estate partners Stewart Middleman and Perry Zizzi together with counsel Sona Taghiyeva and Gary Maguire and senior associate Lawrence Florescu helped with the cross-border aspects.  The team also included partner David Zafra Carollo, counsel David Lange, senior associate Alexander Mühleisen, and associates Arndt Dobroschke and Michael Bayliss in Germany; partner Dirk-Jan Gondrie and associate Stephanie Proost in Amsterdam; managing counsel Martin Mendel and associates Tatiana Mergešová and Soňa Kurillová in Bratislava; partner Piotr Staniszewski, counsel Michal Siwek, senior associate Joanna Misztal-Dzitko, and associates Krzysztof Mielech, Karolina Bandzul and Kamil Igielski in Warsaw; as well as numerous other team members.

Dentons has a long-standing relationship with P3 Logistics Parks having assisted the client in growing its portfolio and market position over a number of years. 

About Dentons
Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Enterprise, Dentons’ wholly owned subsidiary of innovation, advisory and technology operating units. Dentons' polycentric approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.

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