Allen & Overy advises Schroders on acquisition of Blue Asset Management

Cate­gory: Deals
13. June 2019

Hamburg — Allen & Overy LLP has advi­sed Schro­ders plc on its acqui­si­tion of Blue Asset Manage­ment (Blue), a German real estate company based in Munich. Blue was laun­ched in 2009 by the three foun­ding mana­ging direc­tors Dr. Artus Pour­roy, Dr. Thomas Wiegel­mann and Tino Lurtsch and mana­ges assets worth €1.2 billion for its clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The tran­sac­tion streng­thens Schro­ders’ private wealth capa­bi­li­ties and provi­des signi­fi­cant addi­tio­nal resour­ces, presence and exper­tise in the German-spea­king real estate markets, which are expec­ted to bene­fit the firm’s global inves­tor base.

The Allen & Overy team consis­ted of Part­ner Dr. Hans Scho­ne­weg (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg), Part­ner Dr. Heike Weber and Asso­ciate Dr. Thomas Dieker (both Tax, both Frank­furt), Coun­sel Marie-Luise von Buch­waldt, Senior Asso­ciate Daniel Martin Schulz and Asso­ciate Jonas Hamm (all Corporate/M&A, all Hamburg).

In addi­tion, Part­ner Richard Cran­field (Corporate/M&A, London), Coun­sel Peter Wehner (Pensi­ons), Senior Asso­ciate Dr. Sebas­tian Schulz and Asso­ciate Dr. Lisa Müller (both Labor Law, all Frank­furt), Senior Asso­ciate Dr. Daniel Bolm (Real Estate), Part­ner Dr. Ellen Braun and Senior Asso­ciate Dr. Heiner Meck­len­burg (both Anti­trust, all Hamburg), Senior Asso­cia­tes Lenn­art Dahmen and Marco Zingler (both Capi­tal Markets, both Frank­furt) and Kyrill Chile­vych (Corporate/M&A, Düssel­dorf) advi­sed the firm.

About Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with appro­xi­m­ately 5,500 employees, inclu­ding appro­xi­m­ately 550 part­ners, in 44 offices world­wide. — Allen & Overy is repre­sen­ted in Germany at its offices in Düssel­dorf, Frank­furt am Main, Hamburg and Munich with appro­xi­m­ately 220 lawy­ers, inclu­ding 47 part­ners. The lawy­ers advise leading natio­nal and inter­na­tio­nal compa­nies prima­rily in the areas of banking, finance and capi­tal markets law, corpo­rate law and M&A, tax law as well as other areas of busi­ness law.

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