Acquisition of the office buildings 8 St James's Square and 8-10 Moorgate by Deka Immobilien
Deal TypePrivate Equity & Transaction Services
ClientDeka Immobilien Investment GmbH acting on behalf of its funds
BDO provided financial due diligence and SPA advice to Deka on its acquisitions of the 8 St James's Square office building from the Hong Kong based Golden Sense International Holdings and the 8-10 Moorgate office building from Mitsui Fudosan (UK) Limited.
The 8 St James's Square building has a lettable area of c62,000 sq ft. It will be used long-term and almost entirely by five parties, with the multinational banking and financial services company Société Générale being the main tenant. It was redeveloped in 2015.
The 8-10 Moorgate office building has a lettable area of c137,000 sq ft, almost all of which is let to ING Bank NV. It was developed in 2014.
The German based Deka group (via its real estate division) offers private and institutional investors a wide range of property-based investment products and services, supplemented by loan funds.
“As in previous transactions, it was a pleasure to work with BDO again. Throughout the whole transaction, BDO were always available, provided feedback and information promptly, made sure that the financial due diligence went smoothly and set the right focus and priorities. We are looking forward to working together on future transactions”.
Sabrina Pitterling, Deka