LiridonSylisufi

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5770

Liridon Sylisufi has significant experience in cross-border private equity and M&A, with a focus on high-value corporate real estate transactions. Liridon advises on a wide range of joint ventures, investments, and M&A matters. Liridon regularly works on complex transactions involving multiple jurisdictions, and he has broad experience across different real estate classes.

Liridon's recent notable transactions include advising Greystar on acquiring five high-quality UK assets for £388 million and advising CBRE on a joint venture with an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund and Healthcare Activos to develop a leading platform for the development and modernization of health care real estate across Europe.

Prior to returning to Jones Day in 2021, Liridon worked for an international law firm where he assisted, among many others, Blackstone in expanding their Mileway portfolio across Europe, which is the largest last mile logistics real estate company in Europe, and in a joint venture between Blackstone and HPP to develop new world class film and TV studios in the United Kingdom with an initial investment of £700 million.

Experience

  • 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.
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries acquires InvertekJones Day advised Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. in the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Invertek Drives Ltd.
  • AURELIUS sells Solidus Solutions for €330 million (US$375.6 million)Jones Day advised AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the full shop auction sale of the Solidus Solutions group to funds advised by Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
  • LondonMetric Property sells two logistics warehouses, in Sheffield and Wakefield, to Exeter Property GroupJones Day advised LondonMetric Property Plc in its £67 million (US$87.7 million) sale of two logistics warehouses, in Sheffield and Wakefield, to Exeter Property Group.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Hansteen Holdings and associated group entities acquire 34 properties from St Modwen Properties Plc and associated group companiesJones Day represented Hansteen Holdings Plc and group entities on its £53.7 million ($68.2 million) acquisition of 34 properties from St Modwen Properties Plc and associated group companies.
  • Oxenwood sells portfolio of prime logistics properties in UK to Ascendas ReitJones Day advised Oxenwood Real Estate, in a joint venture with Catalina Holdings, on the sale of a portfolio of prime logistics properties in the UK to Ascendas Reit for £207 million ($264.6 million).
  • Watchfinder.co.uk sold to RichemontJones Day advised the shareholders of Watchfinder.co.uk Limited, the leading pre-owned premium watch specialist, in connection with the sale of its entire issued share capital to Richemont, the global luxury goods group.
  • True Capital Ltd completes buyout of Cut4ClothJones Day represented True Capital Ltd in connection with its buyout of Cut4Cloth Ltd. trading as Frugi, a retailer of organic children's clothing, toys, and accessories, alongside existing management.
  • Ferro acquires Endeka CeramicsJones Day represented Ferro Corporation, a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials, in connection with its acquisition of Endeka Group, a global producer of high-value coatings and key raw materials for the ceramic tile market.
  • Oxenwood Real Estate acquires £286 million (US$366.9 million) Ultrabox logistics portfolioJones Day advised Oxenwood Real Estate LLP on its joint venture with a Canadian institutional investor and the acquisition by that joint venture of the Ultrabox portfolio of nine prime logistics assets in the UK totaling 3.87 million sq. ft. for £286 million (US$366.9 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.
  • Oxenwood Real Estate acquires warehouse distribution centre in StokeJones Day advised Oxenwood Real Estate LLP and its joint venture partner, Oxenwood Catalina Limited, in connection with the acquisition of a warehouse distribution centre in Stoke of approximately 30,000 square feet.
  • Private equity group defends £26 million claim brought by investors in bespoke government-backed disaster response centersJones Day acted for a private equity group in its defense of a £26 million claim brought by over 125 investors who had invested in 5 bespoke government-backed disaster response centers.
  • David Blitzer and Josh Harris make significant investment in Crystal Palace Football ClubJones Day acted as UK counsel to David Blitzer and Josh Harris in connection with their significant investment in Crystal Palace Football Club.