SaskiaRoberts

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5450

Saskia Roberts advises clients on a broad range of finance transactions, with a focus on domestic and cross-border real estate finance.

Saskia represents corporate borrowers, lenders, financial institutions, and private equity firms in real estate financings, leveraged acquisitions, and general banking matters. She has experience advising on investment and development facilities involving various asset classes, including student housing, film studios, office buildings, and logistics.

Experience

  • Macquarie agrees to acquire Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group for approximately €2.4 billionJones Day is advising Macquarie Asset Management in the execution of a put option agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Suez Recycling and Recovery UK Group, for approximately €2.4 billion.
  • Cain International provides £261.5 million development loan to Shinfield Studios to finance construction of film and television production facility in ReadingJones Day advised Cain International in connection with a £261.5 million development loan provided to Shinfield Studios to finance the construction of a film and television production facility in Reading.
  • Greystar acquires five high-quality UK assets for £388 millionJones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in the £388 million acquisition of four purpose built student accommodation ("PBSA") assets and one build-to-rent ("BTR") asset from Downing.
  • Pictet Alternative Advisers acquires three Grade II listed office buildings in ManchesterJones Day represented Pictet Alternative Advisers SA in connection with the £119 million acquisition of three Grade II listed office buildings in Manchester, United Kingdom from Helical Plc and continues to act on the acquisition financing with Helaba and establishment of a joint venture with XLB Property.
  • J.F. Lehman & Company acquires CTS EnginesJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors, in the acquisition of CTS Engines, LLC and CTS Testing, LLC.