Lily J.Grant


London + 44.20.7039.5276

Lily Grant advises clients on a range of private equity matters, with a particular focus on real estate private equity. She has acted on a range of transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and fund formations, in both domestic and cross-border contexts.

Lily has recently worked with clients such as Goldman Sachs, ARA Asset Management, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing, MARK Capital Management, Oxenwood Real Estate, and Henderson Park.


  • Greystar and Vía Célere create joint venture to acquire portfolio of 2,425 rental housing units in SpainJones Day advised Greystar Equity Partners Europe Fund I in relation to its joint venture with Via Célere and the related forward-purchase of a 12 project portfolio of rental housing units in Madrid, Malaga, Valencia, Seville and Bilbao from Via Célere. The Build to Rent portfolio is one of the largest in Spain and will operate under the “Be Casa Essential” brand.
  • Henderson Park sells stake in Westin Paris-Vendome to Dubai HoldingJones Day advised Henderson Park Real Estate Fund I in connection with the disposal of its stake in the iconic Westin Paris-Vendome hotel to its joint venture partner, Dubai Holding.
  • UPL sells stake in Advanta Enterprises to KKRJones Day advised UPL Limited in its $300 million sale of a 13.33% stake in its subsidiary, Advanta Enterprises Limited, to KKR.
  • MARK Capital sells European portfolio to PrologisJones Day advised MARK Capital in the €1.585 billion sale of Crossbay (by Crossbay SCSp RAIF), its specialized pan-European last-mile logistics platform, to Prologis European Logistics Fund.
  • Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing partners with Flint HousingJones Day acted as counsel to investment funds managed by an affiliate of MSREF Real Estate Advisor, Inc. in connection with the establishment of a joint venture with the existing shareholders of Flint Housing Limited, a registered provider of social housing.
  • Oxenwood Real Estate sells 951,000 square foot logistics warehouse in DaventryJones Day advised Oxenwood Real Estate LLP in its joint venture with AIMCo for the corporate disposal of a 951,000 square foot logistics warehouse in Daventry.
  • Ensign-Bickford Industries acquires Cawood Scientific LimitedJones Day advised Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. on its acquisition of Cawood Scientific Limited (Cawood).
  • Goldman Sachs acquires The Belfry Hotel & ResortJones Day advised Goldman Sachs in the acquisition and financing of The Belfry Hotel & Resort from an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners.
  • ARA Asset Management Limited acquires InfraRed Capital Partners' European Real Estate Investment Management businessJones Day advised ARA Asset Management Limited in the acquisition of InfraRed European Real Estate Investment Management, a specialist discretionary fund manager in the real estate sector, from InfraRed Capital Partners.
  • Joint administrators of The Raphael Medical Centre Limited (in administration) and Glenside Manor Healthcare Services Limited complete pre-pack sale of companies' businesses and assetsJones Day advised Colin Hardman and Kevin Ley of Smith & Williamson in their capacity as joint administrators of The Raphael Medical Centre Limited (in administration) and Glenside Manor Healthcare Services Limited (in administration) in connection with the pre-pack sale of the companies' businesses and assets.