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Thomas Ziegler, LL.M., Partner

Thomas Ziegler, LL.M.




German, English, French and Italian

Practice areas

  • Banking and finance
  • Real estate
  • Real estate finance
  • Retail

Practice notes

Thomas is a partner at Eversheds Sutherland in Munich. His work covers property acquisitions and disposals for domestic and international investors, real estate finance as well as aspects of the tenant and landlord relationship. Thomas advises both banks and borrowers in a wide range of finance transactions, in particular real estate finance, acquisition finance, project finance and corporate lending. Thomas is experienced in advising on project development. Thomas has advised on more than 70 M&A and Private Equity transactions, most of which were cross-border.

Legal 500 Germany recommends Thomas Ziegler for real estate and real estate finance work. The legal team headed by Thomas is recommended by Chambers Europe for its real estate finance work. The legal directory Kanzleien in Deutschland recommends Thomas Ziegler for banking work.

Thomas’ recent experience includes advising:

  • Savills Investment Management on the financing of the acquisition of logistic properties in The Netherlands and in Sweden
  • Berlin Hyp on the financing of the acquisition of the Vattenfall Headquarters in Berlin by Westbrook Partners and Cornerstone
  • HSBC Bank on the refinancing of a large portfolio of industrial properties
  • BayernLB and DekaBank on the financing of the acquisition of PEP shopping centre Neuperlach (Munich) by TIAA CREF, one of the largest recent single asset transactions in Germany
  • Aerium on a joint venture for the realisation of a city centre retail development project in Kiel
  • Invesco Real Estate on the financing of a series of acquisitions of commercial properties in the UK (Bristol, Bromley, Harlow, Manchester, London)
  • BayernLB on the refinancing of a portfolio of more than 6,100 residential units of Immeo Group in Germany
  • Invesco Real Estate on the acquisition of a portfolio of retail centres valued approx. EUR 218m.

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