Private Equity Funds Lead Partner
Matt is a Partner with 13 years experience in corporate tax specialising in providing tax advice in relation to real estate, or real estate backed transactions.
Matt has advised on a number of significant UK, European and Asian real estate transactions including acquisitions, refinancings (including complex securitisation opinions), exits and other restructuring projects.
Matt’s specific experience includes:
- Advising a market leading real estate private equity fund on transactions in over 20 European and Asian jurisdictions over the past 5 years covering hospitality, retail, office and real estate backed debt investments.
- Advising a large US REIT on real estate investments in over 30 European and Middle Eastern countries including advice on pan-European securitisations,
- Advising another leading RE PE firm on the exit from a pan European hotel investment in 7 jurisdictions involving the pre-disposal restructuring of a complex syndicated debt package.
- Advising a large sovereign wealth fund on the acquisition of a landmark UK department store,
In addition Matt has advised on large UK and European real estate and hotel transactions for several other leading mainstream and real estate specific private equity funds.
For further information, contact Matt Townsend.
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