24 November 2016

Forsters team Sleep Out for Centrepoint

Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people and Sleep Out is one of Centrepoint's flagship fundraising events. Over 2,000 people slept out on 24 November 2016 to raise money for Centrepoint and over 1,000 of those were in London.

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26 October 2016

Three acquisitions for clients of Dwyer Property Plc

Forsters has acted on behalf of clients of Dwyer Property Plc in relation to three recent acquisitions in the south-east of England for combined consideration of £24.55 million.

Office building, Exchange House has been acquired in Watford, which is let in its entirety to the Department for Communities and Local Government. The deal was conducted off-market in only 24 hours.

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19 September 2016

Forsters advise on Harlequin Building sale

Forsters has acted on behalf of HIFML UK Property Fund (HIFML) managed by Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM) in respect of the disposal of the Harlequin Building, 65 Southwark Street, London SE1 for a purchase price in excess of £48 million.

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7 September 2016

British Airways Pension Fund buy in West Midlands

Forsters has advised British Airways Pension Fund (BAPF) on the purchase of Willenhall Industrial Estate in the West Midlands from CBRE Global Investors. The estate, situated close to Junction 10 of the M6 in the West Midlands, was acquired by BAPF for a purchase price of £18.7 million.

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4 July 2016

Pub portfolio purchase for LaSalle

Forsters has advised a fund managed by LaSalle Investment Management (LaSalle) in respect of the acquisition of six public houses for a combined consideration of £17.78 million from funds managed by Aprirose.

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24 May 2016

Forsters a winner at LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards

Forsters has won LawCareers.Net's (LCN) prestigious award for best recruiter (Medium City firm) at a ceremony held at Merchant Taylors' Hall on 19 May. The firm faced competition from other shortlisted firms Bristows, Russell-Cooke Solicitors, Mayer Brown International, RPC, Travers Smith and Wedlake Bell.  This was the fourth consecutive year that Forsters had been nominated for an award.

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17 May 2016

Rockspring dispose of City office building

Forsters has advised clients of Rockspring Property Investment Managers on the sale of office building 32 Cornhill, located in the heart of the City of London, for a price of £21 million. The purchaser was a private investor.

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12 May 2016

Forsters advise on funding of shopping park

Forsters has acted on behalf of a fund managed by Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM) on the funding of Helical Retail's Cortonwood Shopping Park, near Rotherham. The maximum commitment is £36.5 million.

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11 May 2016

Rockspring acquires in Manchester

Forsters has acted on behalf of clients of Rockspring Property Investment Managers on the acquisition of a Manchester office building from clients of Aberdeen Asset Management for a purchase price of £16.050 million.

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22 March 2016

Ardstone Fund acquires Bristol legal HQ

Forsters has advised the Ardstone UK Regional Office Fund, a programmatic venture funded by clients of CBRE Global Investment Partners and managed by Ardstone Capital, on the acquisition of the office headquarters of international law firm Osborne Clarke LLP at 2 Temple Back in Bristol.

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22 March 2016

Hunter Retail Trust makes two further acquisitions

Forsters has advised the Hunter UK Retail Trust Fund on its second round of acquisitions, taking total investment to £22 million since the fund's launch last summer. The fund has been seeded with £64 million of equity with investment capacity up to £100 million. 

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10 February 2016

Forsters advise on acquisition of stake in Pocket Living

Forsters has advised one of the most prominent privately-owned US real estate companies, Related Companies (Related), on its expansion into the UK affordable housing market through the acquisition of a 50% stake in London-based affordable housing provider Pocket Living (Pocket).

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4 February 2016

Forsters advise on Oxford Street sale

Forsters has acted on behalf of HBOS UK Property Fund, managed by Aberdeen Asset Management, on the sale of the long leasehold interest in 192-194 Oxford Street and 26 Market Place, W1 to St George’s Hall Holdings. The purchase price was £44.8 million – a 2.26% yield. 

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22 January 2016

Forsters advise on acquisition for LaSalle PRS fund

Forsters has acted on behalf of LaSalle Investment Management (LaSalle) on one of the first direct investments for its UK PRS Residential Fund.

The Fund has entered into a forward commitment to acquire 87 residential units in phase three of the Rathbone Market redevelopment in Canning Town, East London for £30 million, a gross yield of 5.2%.

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14 January 2016

Forsters advises on purchase of 7 Old Park Lane, Mayfair

Forsters has advised Gruppo Romeo on the purchase of the freehold of 7 Old Park Lane. The circa 50,000 sq ft freehold property is currently fully let to 24 occupiers and is located in a prime location in Mayfair on the doorstep of Knightsbridge and Belgravia. 

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