Cristinade Andrés Blanco

Associate

Madrid + 34.91.520.3910

Cristina de Andrés focuses on the real estate sector in Spain. She has extensive experience advising national and international companies, as well as public administrations, on real estate matters related to urban planning, development and management, environmental projects, and in the regularization of public assets such as that of the SEPES (government land management agency) entity.

Cristina advises on all types of transactions involving real estate assets, financing, cross-border real estate funds, joint ventures, and other investment vehicles. She also has experience in project management, turnkey and construction contracts, sale and leaseback agreements, and due diligence processes, most recently in relation to the impact of COVID-19 on real estate contracts.

Much of Cristina's work in the last several years has focused on the logistics and commercial real estate sectors that includes representing CBRE Global Investors in its formation of a joint venture with Montepino to develop a portfolio of prime assets in key locations in Spain and in its acquisition of a stake in the H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in Madrid, Spain and representing Greystar Real Estate Partners in its joint venture with AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets in its acquisition of a portfolio of 37 student residences in Spain (33 in operation and four under development) owned by the RESA Group (the Spanish market leader in student accommodation), the largest investment operation in student housing on the Iberian Peninsula to date.

Experience

  • PolyOne acquires Clariant color and additive masterbatch business for $1.5 billionJones Day advised PolyOne Corporation in the $1.5 billion purchase of Clariant’s global color and additive masterbatch business.
  • Spanish financial entity provides financing for 50 MW solar plant located in Andalucia, SpainJones Day provided advice to a Spanish financial entity in connection with the financing of a 50 MW solar plant located in Andalucia, Spain developed by a Spanish promoter.
  • ACCIONA to sell 31,000-square-meter multifamily residential scheme in Madrid to HinesJones Day is advising ACCIONA in the sale of the completed Valdebebas 125 scheme, a 31,000-square-meter multifamily rental residential scheme in Madrid, to Hines, the international real estate firm.
  • CBRE Europe Value Partners and Montepino Logistica enter Andalusian marketJones Day advised CBRE Europe Value Partners 2, in its joint venture with Montepino Logística, in the acquisition of five plots of land of 115,000 square meters located in Málaga (Spain) for an industrial-logistic development.
  • London-based special situations fund acquires luxury residential building in Marbella (Spain)Jones Day advised a London-based special situations fund in its acquisition of a luxury residential building in Marbella (Spain) out of insolvency proceedings.
  • Acciona Inmobiliaria acquires plot of land located in Valdebebas area of MadridJones Day advised Acciona Inmobiliaria S.L. from an urban planning and civil perspective in connection with the acquisition of a plot of land with a surfaces area of 11,200 sq. m located in the Valdebebas area (Madrid).
  • CBRE Global with Azora and Tamerlane acquires "Heart" of Vicente CalderonJones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in its acquisition with Azora and Tamerlane to acquire and develop the best two plots in the Green Corridor of Madrid Rio, owned by the Football Club Atletico de Madrid and located in the former Vicente Calderon Football Stadium premises.
  • LaSalle Investment Management acquires six Makro strategic cash and carry stores in Spain from Metro AGJones Day advised LaSalle Investment Management in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio of six cash and carry stores of MAKRO Spain from METRO PROPERTIES, the real estate company of METRO AG, as part of a sale-and-lease-back transaction.
  • Greystar acquires residential property in Gran Via in MadridJones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in the acquisition of a residential property located in Gran Via 48, a prime location in Madrid, comprising 100 units acquired from seven different sellers.
  • Acciona Inmobiliaria acquires “Complejo Banesto" portfolio located in Madrid, SpainJones Day advised Acciona Inmobiliaria S.L. in its acquisition of the “Complejo Banesto" portfolio formed by seven properties, 104,00 sqm, located in Madrid and owned by Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Arcano Real Estate Holding to develop logistics site in Seseña (Toledo), SpainJones Day advised Arcano Real Estate Holding IX SL. in connection with the development of a logistics site in Seseña (Toledo), Spain.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners acquires 6,458-unit portfolio of Spanish residential properties for €870 millionJones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in connection with its acquisition of a 6,458-unit portfolio of Spanish residential properties valued at €870 million.
  • LaSalle acquires portfolio of cash and carry stores in MadridJones Day has advised LaSalle Investment Management in its €86.5 million (US$101 million) acquisition and leaseback transaction concerning three strategic cash and carry stores and corporate headquarters in Madrid (Total GLA : 32,000 sqm), sold and operated by Makro Spain (a subsidiary of Metro AG).
  • Amundi Asset Management acquires “Portico” Building in Madrid, SpainJones Day advised Amundi Asset Management in connection with the acquisition of the “Portico” Building (a 34,500 sqm, fully let, multitenant office property located in Madrid) from UNION INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE GMBH.
  • Mapei acquires TecnopolJones Day advised Mapei S.p.A. in its acquisition of Tecnopol Sistemas, S.L.U., a Spanish chemical company leader in the production and distribution of waterproofing and insulation systems for the construction industry.
  • Montepino Logística to acquire and develop portfolio of prime assets in Guadalajara, Spain.Jones Day advised Montepino Logística in order to acquire and develop a portfolio of prime assets in Guadalajara, Spain.
  • Greystar acquires student accommodation portfolio in SpainJones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in its joint venture with AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets, acting on behalf of its clients, and CBRE Global Investment Partners (CBRE GIP), also acting on behalf of its clients, in its acquisition of a portfolio of 37 student residences in Spain (33 operating and 4 under development) owned by Grupo RESA (Spain's market leader in student accommodation), from Azora, Arta Capital, Banca March, and Mutua Madrileña.
  • CBRE Global Investors and Montepino form joint venture to develop portfolio of prime assets in core locations in SpainJones Day advised CBRE Global Investors in its formation of a joint venture with Montepino to develop a portfolio of prime assets in core locations in Spain.
  • CB Richard Ellis acquires interest in H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in MadridJones Day advised CB Richard Ellis Real Estate Group Services Inc. in its acquisition of an interest in the H2O Rivas Shopping Centre in Madrid, Spain.
  • CBRE Global Investors acquires prime retail and office asset in MadridJones Day advised CB European Parallel Vehicle 2 BV in relation to (i) the admission to trading of CBRE H2O RIVAS HOLDING N.V. to the Euronext Multilateral trading facility, (ii) the acquisition by CBRE H2O RIVAS HOLDING N.V. of Alpha Tiger Spain 1, S.L.U., Alpha Tiger Spain 2, S.L.U. and Alpha Tiger Spain 3, S.L.U. from of KMS Holding N.V. (being the joint owners of the property known as H2O Shopping Centre located in Rivas Vaciamadrid) by virtue of a public deed granted by a Public Notary of Madrid on August 4, 2017, and (iii) the establishment of joint venture arrangements in relation to KMS Holding N.V.'s stake in CBRE H2O RIVAS HOLDING N.V.
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