Katie Brown practices corporate law in the areas of private equity and M&A, with a focus on real estate private equity. She has acted for public and private companies and fund vehicles on a range of transactions including acquisitions, disposals, investments, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and fund formations in a domestic and cross-border context.
Katie's recent transactions include advising DV4 on the establishment of Delancey Oxford Residential (DOOR), a new co-investment platform formed between DV4 and Oxford Properties, and the sale of DV4's interests in Get Living, the UK's leading privately backed residential company, to DOOR. She also has recently advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in connection with the formation of a new UK student accommodation programmatic venture and advised INVISTA on the sale of INVISTA Resins & Fibers GmbH to Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited.
Other clients that Katie has acted for include British Land, CIT Group Partners, General Electric, Greystar Real Estate Partners (where she was on secondment), LondonMetric, STERIS, and The Townsend Group.
INVISTA sells German HVA polymer asset to Indorama Ventures
Jones Day advised INVISTA in the sale of INVISTA Resins & Fibers GmbH to Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited.
Middlewood Locks purchases over 800 homes for rent in Greater Manchester
Jones Day represented Middlewood Locks LLP, a joint venture between DOOR, S.L.P.(in which DV4 is a co-investor), Stichting Depositary APG Strategic Real Estate Pool, and QD UK Holdings Limited Partnership, on the joint venture arrangements in connection with the forward purchase of over 800 homes for rent at Middlewood Locks, Greater Manchester, as part of a wider strategy amongst the joint venture partners to support the creation of large-scale residential-led developments in the top five cities in the UK by population.
DV4 and Oxford Properties form DOOR
Jones Day advised DV4 Ltd (“DV4”), which is advised by Delancey Real Estate Asset Management Ltd, on the sale of DV4's interests in Get Living, the UK’s leading privately backed residential company, to Delancey Oxford Residential (“DOOR”) a new co-investment platform with initial capital commitments of £600 million; the establishment of DOOR, which includes the joint venture between DV4 and Oxford Properties; and on real estate matters related to the London scheme, Elephant Central in Elephant and Castle which is part of the Get Living portfolio.
CBRE Global Investment Partners forms Curlew Student Trust Fund II
Jones Day represented CBRE Global Investment Partners in connection with the formation of Curlew Student Trust Fund II, a UK student accommodation programmatic venture domiciled in Guernsey.
DV4 forms joint venture with APG Asset Management and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co. to create £1.4 billion (US$2 billion) home rental business in London with 4,000 homes
Jones Day represented DV4 Limited, which is advised by Delancey Real Estate Asset Management Limited, in connection with the formation of a £1.4 billion (US$2 billion) joint venture with APG Asset Management NV and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co., to create a home rental business in London, with properties in the former Olympic athletes' village and the Elephant & Castle district.
CBRE Global Investment Partners acquires €350 million (US$400 million) European logistics portfolio
Jones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in connection with its investment in Pan-European Logistics Venture, a TH Real Estate investment fund, and the fund's simultaneous acquisition and financing of a portfolio of seven logistics assets: four in France, one in Germany, one in Holland, and one in Spain, for €350 million (US$400 million).
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course with distinction 2014); London School of Economics (LL.B. with honours 2013)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales