AnnaCartwright

Practice Leader Real Estate

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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

  • 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.
  • Global private investment firm acquires remaining stake in NBG Pangaea REIC for €390 million (US$435 million)Jones Day advised a global private investment firm in the acquisition of 32.7% of the issued shares in NBG Pangaea REIC, the largest listed REIC in Greece, from the National Bank of Greece for €390 million (US$435 million).
  • DOOR, APG, and QD enter into joint venture for completion of acquisition of Phase 1 property at Middlewood Locks development in ManchesterJones Day advised Middlewood Locks LLP in its joint venture between DOOR, S.L.P, Stichting Depositary APG Strategic Real Estate Pool, and QD UK Holdings Limited Partnership on the joint venture arrangements in connection with the completion of the acquisition of the Phase 1 property at the Middlewood Locks development in Manchester and the transfer of the Phase 1 property into the Get Living Plc group.
  • Middlewood Locks purchases over 800 homes for rent in Greater ManchesterJones 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.
  • Independent financial services firm sells One Poultry in LondonJones Day advised an independent financial services firm subsidiary in its sale of a special purpose vehicle which owns One Poultry, London.
  • DV4 and Oxford Properties form DOORJones 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.
  • Hansteen Holdings completes £145 million return of capital to shareholdersJones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC in connection with a £145 million (US$197.3 million) return to shareholders by means of a court-approved reduction of capital.
  • Global private investment firm acquires indirect equity stake in NBG Pangaea REICJones Day advised a global private investment firm on its acquisition of an equity stake in NBG Pangaea REIC, the largest listed REIC in Greece.
  • Hansteen Holdings completes £580 million tender offerJones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC in connection with the Company's share buy-back by way of tender offer at 140p per share comprising a distribution to shareholders of approximately £580 million (US$778 million), being a substantial proportion of the net cash proceeds from its €1.28 billion sale of its German and Dutch property portfolio which was completed in June 2017.
  • Henderson Park acquires student housing development opportunity in LancasterJones Day represented Henderson Park, the European real estate investment platform, in connection with a joint venture with Hines for the purposes of the acquisition of a student housing development opportunity in Lancaster.
  • Henderson Park Real Estate Fund I acquires London and Birmingham Hilton Metropole hotelsJones Day represented Henderson Park Real Estate Fund I in connection with its acquisition of the London and Birmingham Hilton Metropole hotels.
  • Hansteen completes acquisition of Industrial Multi Property Trust PLC sharesJones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC in connection with a voluntary recommended cash offer of £25,228,560 (US$31.3 million) for the entire issued share capital of Industrial Multi Property Trust PLC, an Isle of Man close-ended property investment company admitted to trading on the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.
  • Hansteen disposes German and Dutch portfolio for €1.28 billion (US$1.4 billion)Jones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC in the disposal of its German and Dutch property portfolios and real estate management business for €1.28 billion (US$1.4 billion) to entities owned by funds advised by affiliates of The Blackstone Group L.P. and M7 Real Estate (the "Buyer").
  • Henderson Park buys Le Méridien Etoile Hotel, the largest hotel in Paris, for €365 million (US$392 million)Jones Day advised Henderson Park Real Estate Fund I on its acquisition and first mortgage financing of Le Méridien Etoile Hotel, the largest hotel in Paris, which was sold by a partnership of Mount Kellett Capital Management and Cedar Capital Partners, for €365 million (US$392 million).
  • PW Real Estate Fund III completes £323.3 million (US$419.4 million) cash offer for Pinewood GroupJones Day advised PW Real Estate Fund III, LP, which was advised by Aermont Capital LLP, in relation to the £323.3 million (US$419.4 million) cash offer for the entire issued share capital of Pinewood Group plc, the AIM listed company which owns the Pinewood Studios business.
  • Nick Weber forms Henderson Park Capital ManagementJones Day represented Nick Weber in the formation of Henderson Park Capital Management, a London based private equity real estate asset management platform. Stone Point Capital, a Connecticut-based private equity firm, Kuwait Investment Authority, a sovereign wealth fund, and Wafra Investment Advisory Group, a New York and Kuwait-based investment manager, are the cornerstone investors in the management company.
  • Hansteen acquires remaining £39.5 million (US$51.8 million) of AIF unitsJones Day advised Hansteen Holdings PLC in its £39.5 million ($51.8 million) acquisition of a further 86.5 million units in Ashtenne Industrial Fund Unit Trust (AIF).
  • 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 homesJones 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.
  • Speaking Engagements

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