Banking & Finance

Real Estate Finance

A thematic approach to the real estate sector

Recovering transaction volumes, deleveraged balance sheets, maturing investment structures and readily available capital and debt - there is a new business reality for the Australian real estate sector.

We are at the forefront of this market and clients are calling on our multi-party experience to manage property-related initial public offerings (IPOs), transactions and projects.

Companies are increasingly looking for alternative real estate finance options within debt capital markets, innovative leasing options and non-traditional instruments. Our real estate finance lawyers can advise you on the day-to-day and the extraordinary alike.

Understanding the complex regulatory landscape

Our fully integrated team – across property, construction, finance, funds, M&A and tax – helps clients to navigate the complex regulatory landscape and trading restrictions amidst a tough operating environment.

Our clients include financial institutions, real estate investment trusts (REITs), fund managers, investors and developers. We advise them on world-class developments and complex portfolio acquisitions and divestments.

Our advice on real estate finance law, includes:

  • Commercial Development Financings 
  • Commercial & Residential Mortgage-Backed Securitisations
  • Domestic & Cross-Border Financings
  • Loan Portfolio acquisitions & Sales
  • REITs
  • Residential Development Financings
  • Restructuring & Distressed Debt.

Market highlights

Our experience includes:

  • AMP Capital: acting for a series of domestic and international lenders in connection with the A$770 million financing of several real estate investment funds managed by AMP Capital; and on A$600 million refinancing of a syndicated facility for AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund (AWOF).
  • Cromwell Property Funds: advising on approximately A$1 billion of debt facilities secured by in excess of A$2 billion in assets.
  • Brookfield: A$280 million syndicated facility for Port of Geelong; and A$60 million syndicated facility for Elizabeth Quay
  • Stockland: A$300 million Australian multi-term note (AMTN) issuance; and HK$400 million Euro multi-term note (EMTN) issuance
  • CBA: Growland’s A$200 million / 1,000+ apartment Multi-stage Victoria Square Development.
  • Grocon Group:
    • all financing and transactional arrangements in connection with the Central Barangaroo Project in Sydney, one of Australia’s premier mixed used urban renewal projects;
    • senior trust debt financing in connection with the Axa Project; and
    • financing arrangements for the innovative and market leading Build to Rent sector including numerous facility agreements with Singaporean financiers for the Bridge Road Richmond Project and Charles Street Parramatta Project.

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