AnnaCartwright

Practice Leader Real Estate

London + 44.20.7039.5290

Anna Cartwright has significant experience in private equity and M&A, with a focus on real estate private equity. Anna co-leads Jones Day's Real Estate Practice worldwide and also leads the corporate group in the London Office. She advises on a wide range of transactions including joint ventures, investments, private and public M&A, fund formations, and various matters for private equity funds. Anna regularly works on complex transactions involving multiple jurisdictions and has broad experience across different real estate classes.

Anna's recent notable transactions include advising DV4 (advised by Delancey) on the sale of DV4's interests in Get Living, the UK's leading privately backed residential company, to Delancey Oxford Residential (DOOR), and on the restatement of the joint venture between DOOR, APG, and QD that owns Get Living PLC. She also advised Henderson Park on its acquisition of the London and Birmingham Hilton Metropole hotels and Hansteen Holdings on the disposal of its German and Dutch property portfolios for €1.28 billion (US$1.4 billion) to entities owned by funds advised by affiliates of The Blackstone Group and M7 Real Estate.

Other clients with which Anna has worked in recent years include PW Real Estate Fund III, LP (advised by Aermont), Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds, Goldman Sachs, and China Vanke.

Experience

  • 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.
  • MARK Capital acquires European logistics portfolioJones Day advised MARK Capital in its acquisition of a European warehousing portfolio from Thor Equities Group.
  • Sun Communities acquires Park Holidays UK for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Sun Communities, Inc. on its acquisition of Park Holidays UK for approximately $1.3 billion.
  • Oxford Properties acquires seven properties for £202.5 millionJones Day represented Oxford Properties advised by M7 in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio of seven properties located across the United Kingdom known as the Bow and Arrow portfolio for £202.5 million.
  • MARK Capital Management forms joint venture with HUB to develop 2 Snowhill Plaza in Birmingham, EnglandJones Day advised MARK Capital Management Limited ("MARK") in connection with the formation of a joint venture and development management arrangement between MARK and residential developer HUB for the acquisition and development of 2 Snowhill Plaza in Birmingham, England.
  • M. Safra & Co. sells 30 Fenchurch Street (formerly known as One Plantation Place) to Brookfield Asset ManagementJones Day represented M. Safra & Co. in the family office's disposal of 30 Fenchurch Street (formerly known as One Plantation Place), one of the largest office developments in the City of London, to funds managed by Brookfield Asset Management.
  • CIT Group Partners forms joint venture with Bain Capital Credit for proposed acquisition and development of Grosvenor Gardens House in west LondonJones Day advised CIT Group Partners LLP ("CIT") in connection with the formation of a joint venture and development management arrangements between CIT and Bain Capital Credit relating to the proposed acquisition and development of Grosvenor Gardens House in west London.
  • NW1 sells £50.8 million UK last-mile portfolio to InfraRed fundJones Day advised NW1 Partners in its £50.8 million sale of an eight asset urban logistics portfolio to InfraRed Capital Partners Limited.
  • Goldman Sachs acquires Blanchardstown Centre in Dublin from BlackstoneJones Day advised Goldman Sachs in connection with the acquisition financing of the Blanchardstown Centre in Dublin from Blackstone.
  • DataBank acquires zColo for $1.4 billionJones Day advised DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class colocation, connectivity, and managed services, in connection with the acquisition and financing of zColo, including certain U.S. and European data center assets, from Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for $1.4 billion.
  • Henderson Park Real Estate Fund forms joint venture with Hines for acquisition and development of residential-for-sale complexJones Day advised Henderson Park Real Estate Fund in its formation of a joint venture with Hines for the acquisition of a 71,000-square-meter site in Athens, Greece, for the development of a residential-for-sale complex, from the Benaki Museum.
  • Get Living Plc forms joint venture in connection with development of Lewisham Gateway Phase 2Jones Day advised Get Living Plc on the corporate and joint venture arrangements in connection with the £252 million forward-funding development of Lewisham Gateway Phase 2 with Muse Developments.
  • Hansteen acquired by Potter UK Bidco Limited for £500 millionJones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC in the £500 million recommended cash acquisition of Hansteen by Potter UK Bidco Limited, a newly-formed company indirectly owned by investment funds advised by affiliates of The Blackstone Group Inc., effected by means of a Scheme of Arrangement.
  • Hansteen sells Belgian portfolio to Belgian real estate investorJones Day assisted Hansteen Holdings PLC in the sale of its Belgian real estate portfolio to a Belgian real estate investor.
  • Meyer Bergman partners with CC Land on WhiteleysJones Day advised Meyer Bergman in its £400 million investment along with CC Land in the redevelopment of the Whiteleys shopping center in Queensway, W2.
  • Delancey and APG Joint Venture acquires Earls Court for £425 millionJones Day represented Earls Court Investment Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of a joint venture between a fund advised by Delancey and APG on behalf of its pension fund clients, in connection with its £425 million acquisition of EC Group Holdings Limited from a subsidiary of Capital & Counties Properties Plc.
  • Pinewood Group lets part of Pinewood Studios to Walt DisneyJones Day advised Pinewood Group Limited in respect of the letting of part of Pinewood Studios to Walt Disney for an undisclosed rent.
  • StepStone Group forms joint venture with ActivumJones Day advised StepStone Group LP on the formation of a joint venture with Activum SG, an investor in European real estate related sectors, in connection with its investment in four residential and commercial real estate assets located in Spain and Germany.
  • Cineworld Group completes asset monetization strategies in United States through cinema sale-leaseback transactionsJones Day advised UK headquartered, Cineworld Group PLC in connection with an asset monetization strategy in the United States involving a combined cash consideration of $556.3 million cinema sale-leaseback transactions to convert a substantial portion of Cineworld’s U.S. real estate holdings into cash to leverage its equity and optimize efficiency.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • September 25, 2013
      Ethical Business in a Changing World - A Joint AWLL and Jones Day Workshop