Patricia Galts

Patricia Galts

Managing Associate, Frankfurt

Overview

Experience

Patricia focusses her practice on advising investors, banks, insurance companies, institutional funds and developers on real estate transactions. Her real estate experience includes real estate acquisitions, disposals, sale and leasebacks, developments as well as asset management related issues, including letting matters.

Transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed have included:

  • advising Deere & Company on the EUR 4.6bn landmark acquisition of the Wirtgen Group
  • advising a group of investors led by the OSWA Group on the structuring and acquisition of a portfolio, consisting of 460 residential and 82 commercial properties from the insolvent GVV Städtische Wohnbaugesellschaft Singen mbH
  • advising Triuva (IVG) on the sale of a pan-European portfolio consisting of 30 properties to Ares as well as Deka, INTERNOS and Triuva (IVG) on their sale of a pan-European real estate port-folio consisting of 39 properties in 9 jurisdictions to North Star
  • advising Cerberus in respect of the acquisition of the entire European business of Staples (with the exception of the UK retail business) by a subsidiary
  • advising ING DiBa on the refinancing and acquisition financing of various pan-European properties located in Germany, France and the UK
  • advising CBRE Global Investors on the acquisition of the shopping center “Seven” in Düsseldorf and a logistics portfolio
  • advising Several U.S. banks on the leases of their German headquarters
  • advising NIBC on the restructuring of the Speymill group, including two sales of residential portfolios, with an overall transaction value of more than EUR 1 bn.
Professional Experience

2017 to date Managing Associate Linklaters

2014 – 2017 Associate, Linklaters

2011 – 2014 Associate, Ashurst

Education

2011 Second Legal State Examination (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
2009 - 2011 Landgericht Münster, legal traineeship (Referendariat)
2008 First Legal State Examination (1. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
2002 - 2008 Universität Trier, University of Westminster (London) and Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, law studies

Publications

Publications in the Immobilienzeitung (IZ)

Languages

German, English