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Alexandra Weis is partner in the Frankfurt office of King & Spalding. She joined the firm in October 2007, where she is a member of the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice. With more than 20 years of experience, Alexandra Weis’ practice focuses on German investment and regulatory law, fund structuring, and international and German real estate transactions. Her practice also involves tax structuring, corporate and financing work.

Alexandra Weis represents the vast majority of German investment fund management companies focused on real assets including open-end and closed-end real estate investment funds as well as international investment fund managers (AIFM), German and international asset managers, German and international institutional real estate investors and custodians in their legal and regulatory structuring and in all aspects of their worldwide acquisitions, financings and sales.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Alexandra Weis was legal counsel at PATRIZIA Frankfurt Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, formerly Oppenheim Immobilien-Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, then the largest and market-leading German institutional real estate investment management company, for more than three years. Her work focused on all real estate investment fund related regulatory, tax, real estate, corporate and financing aspects including real estate transactions worldwide as well as the handling of the legal relationship between the company and its fund investors and the supervisory authorities.

The first five years of her legal career, Alexandra Weis practiced tax and regulatory law relating to foreign and German open-end investment funds within the Financial Services Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Frankfurt, Germany, advising primarily German and international investment fund management companies. During her time at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Alexandra Weis joined for four months the Tax Department within the European Tax Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York focusing on International Tax Services.

Alexandra Weis frequently speaks to industry groups on regulatory, fund and real estate law as well as on transaction matters.

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Credentials

Law Studies, Julius Maximilians Universität, Germany

Law Studies, Universidad de Granada, Spain

English

German

Spanish

Recommended Lawyer for Real Estate


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

Recommended Lawyer for Investment Funds


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

"Investment and regulatory expert"


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2020

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Recognition

Recommended Lawyer for Real Estate


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

Recommended Lawyer for Investment Funds


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

"Investment and regulatory expert"


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2020

Matters

Advised a fully licensed AIF capital management company on the launch of its first open-ended mutual fund with five different share classes for real estate investments in Germany, in connection with the preparation of the entire fund documentation as well as the approval and distribution permit procedure with the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin); the fund is intended to qualify as one of the first financial products on the German market as an ESG strategy product according to Art. 8 (1) of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation.

Representing the vast majority of German investment fund management companies focused on real assets including open-end and closed-end real estate investment funds as well as international investment fund managers (AIFM), German and international asset managers, German and international institutional real estate investors and custodians in their legal and regulatory structuring and in all aspects of their worldwide acquisitions, financings and sales.

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Advised a fully licensed AIF capital management company on the launch of its first open-ended mutual fund with five different share classes for real estate investments in Germany, in connection with the preparation of the entire fund documentation as well as the approval and distribution permit procedure with the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin); the fund is intended to qualify as one of the first financial products on the German market as an ESG strategy product according to Art. 8 (1) of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation.

Representing the vast majority of German investment fund management companies focused on real assets including open-end and closed-end real estate investment funds as well as international investment fund managers (AIFM), German and international asset managers, German and international institutional real estate investors and custodians in their legal and regulatory structuring and in all aspects of their worldwide acquisitions, financings and sales.

Insights

Newsletter

June 1, 2021
ESG Spezial - June 2021

Article

March 31, 2021
Immobilienkapitalmarkt 2021

Article · Source: The Property Chronicle

January 10, 2019
German Real Estate Funds - Key structures for institutional investors

View all

Matters

Advised a fully licensed AIF capital management company on the launch of its first open-ended mutual fund with five different share classes for real estate investments in Germany, in connection with the preparation of the entire fund documentation as well as the approval and distribution permit procedure with the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin); the fund is intended to qualify as one of the first financial products on the German market as an ESG strategy product according to Art. 8 (1) of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation.

Representing the vast majority of German investment fund management companies focused on real assets including open-end and closed-end real estate investment funds as well as international investment fund managers (AIFM), German and international asset managers, German and international institutional real estate investors and custodians in their legal and regulatory structuring and in all aspects of their worldwide acquisitions, financings and sales.

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Matters

Advised a fully licensed AIF capital management company on the launch of its first open-ended mutual fund with five different share classes for real estate investments in Germany, in connection with the preparation of the entire fund documentation as well as the approval and distribution permit procedure with the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin); the fund is intended to qualify as one of the first financial products on the German market as an ESG strategy product according to Art. 8 (1) of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation.

Representing the vast majority of German investment fund management companies focused on real assets including open-end and closed-end real estate investment funds as well as international investment fund managers (AIFM), German and international asset managers, German and international institutional real estate investors and custodians in their legal and regulatory structuring and in all aspects of their worldwide acquisitions, financings and sales.

Insights

Newsletter

June 1, 2021
ESG Spezial - June 2021

Article

March 31, 2021
Immobilienkapitalmarkt 2021

Article · Source: The Property Chronicle

January 10, 2019
German Real Estate Funds - Key structures for institutional investors

View all

Credentials

Law Studies, Julius Maximilians Universität, Germany

Law Studies, Universidad de Granada, Spain

English

German

Spanish

Recommended Lawyer for Real Estate


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

Recommended Lawyer for Investment Funds


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

"Investment and regulatory expert"


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2020

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Recognition

Recommended Lawyer for Real Estate


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

Recommended Lawyer for Investment Funds


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

"Investment and regulatory expert"


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2020