LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions to the fifth paragraph.
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PROSKAUER CONTINUES GROWTH OF CORPORATE PLATFORM WITH ADDITION OF PAUL LUCAS IN LONDON
International law firm Proskauer announced today the arrival of Real Estate Finance partner Paul Lucas to the Firm’s London office.
Mr. Lucas focuses on UK and international banking transactions, including senior/mezzanine financings and structured cross-border transactions, with a particular emphasis on real estate finance. Offering a wealth of knowledge in the real estate sector, his experience includes advising financial institutions, private equity sponsors, funds and borrowers on the full spectrum of real estate finance matters.
Mary Kuusisto, head of the firm’s London office said, "We are delighted to welcome Paul to our growing London office. We have built a tightly integrated team in London, and Paul’s experience in cross-border real estate finance is a further complement to our asset management platform, and will be invaluable to our clients globally.”
The arrival of Mr. Lucas follows a number of recent high-profile additions to Proskauer's London office, as it continues to strategically build out its corporate platform, including M&A and private equity partners Rob Day, Andrew Wingfield and Eleanor Shanks, finance partner Ben Davis, and private equity real estate partners Joanne Owen and Vikki McKay.
Proskauer has advised on some of the most complex and sophisticated corporate real estate transactions. Recent headline transactions include advising AccorHotels in its agreement with Brazil Hospitality Group and its shareholders, to take over the management of 26 hotels currently owned or managed by BHG; Intermediate Capital Group on its acquisition of Park Holidays UK; advising District15, a Hong Kong real estate investor and operator in a joint venture with Hong Kong based private equity fund PamFleet for the acquisition, renovation and management of a commercial building in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong; and Hong Kong-listed Magnificent Real Estate on its acquisition of Travelodge London Kings Cross Hotel.