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Michael Debesay is an associate in King & Spalding’s Frankfurt office and a member of the Corporate, Finance and Investments practice.

Michael’s practice concentrates on international and German real estate transactions, project development as well as all legal issues regarding commercial leases, public planning and building law. His areas of practice also include German regulatory and investment law. In addition, Michael has worked on several international M&A transactions and is familiar with regulatory investigations conducted by foreign authorities.

Michael studied law at the University of Frankfurt and worked for two law firms with a focus on corporate law. He inter alia served his legal clerkship in Berlin and is a member of the Frankfurt Bar Association.

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Credentials

First State Exam in Law, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt

Frankfurt Germany (Admitted 8/20/2015; #/\53 /\83)

English

French

German

Matters

Advised BEOS in its capacity as asset manager on the sale of a EUR 520 million real estate fund portfolio including the vendor due diligence regarding the real estate properties held by the fund.

Advised Tishman Speyer in connection with the acquisition of the landmark high-rise office building "Bürohaus an der Alten Oper" in Frankfurt.

Advised Tishman Speyer on the acquisition of the landmark building Pressehaus am Alexanderplatz in Berlin.

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Advised BEOS in its capacity as asset manager on the sale of a EUR 520 million real estate fund portfolio including the vendor due diligence regarding the real estate properties held by the fund.

Advised Tishman Speyer in connection with the acquisition of the landmark high-rise office building "Bürohaus an der Alten Oper" in Frankfurt.

Advised Tishman Speyer on the acquisition of the landmark building Pressehaus am Alexanderplatz in Berlin.

Advised Hannover Leasing on the sale of the mixed-used property Colosseo in Frankfurt.

Advised TRIUVA on the sale of the property Frankfurt Central in Frankfurt.

Advised Orion Capital Managers on the acquisition of a commercial real estate portfolio including 19 properties across 12 cities in Germany (Odin Portfolio) valued at EUR 620 million.

Advised IVG Institutional Funds GmbH (now operating under the name PATRIZIA Frankfurt Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH) on the acquisition of the headquarter of Metro Group located in Düsseldorf.

Advised Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors GmbH on the acquisition of a commercial property located in Berlin.

Advised Arsago Real Estate Management GmbH on the acquisition of various residential real estate portfolio.

Advised Kintyre, a real estate manager and investor specializing in retail and office space, on the acquisition of a strategic 5.1 percent interest in the Drehscheibe shopping centre in Bochum.

Represent AEW Europe in the acquisition of the office property Leopoldstraße 240-244 in Munich for a fund managed by AEW Europe.

Matters

Advised BEOS in its capacity as asset manager on the sale of a EUR 520 million real estate fund portfolio including the vendor due diligence regarding the real estate properties held by the fund.

Advised Tishman Speyer in connection with the acquisition of the landmark high-rise office building "Bürohaus an der Alten Oper" in Frankfurt.

Advised Tishman Speyer on the acquisition of the landmark building Pressehaus am Alexanderplatz in Berlin.

See more
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Matters

Advised BEOS in its capacity as asset manager on the sale of a EUR 520 million real estate fund portfolio including the vendor due diligence regarding the real estate properties held by the fund.

Advised Tishman Speyer in connection with the acquisition of the landmark high-rise office building "Bürohaus an der Alten Oper" in Frankfurt.

Advised Tishman Speyer on the acquisition of the landmark building Pressehaus am Alexanderplatz in Berlin.

Advised Hannover Leasing on the sale of the mixed-used property Colosseo in Frankfurt.

Advised TRIUVA on the sale of the property Frankfurt Central in Frankfurt.

Advised Orion Capital Managers on the acquisition of a commercial real estate portfolio including 19 properties across 12 cities in Germany (Odin Portfolio) valued at EUR 620 million.

Advised IVG Institutional Funds GmbH (now operating under the name PATRIZIA Frankfurt Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH) on the acquisition of the headquarter of Metro Group located in Düsseldorf.

Advised Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors GmbH on the acquisition of a commercial property located in Berlin.

Advised Arsago Real Estate Management GmbH on the acquisition of various residential real estate portfolio.

Advised Kintyre, a real estate manager and investor specializing in retail and office space, on the acquisition of a strategic 5.1 percent interest in the Drehscheibe shopping centre in Bochum.

Represent AEW Europe in the acquisition of the office property Leopoldstraße 240-244 in Munich for a fund managed by AEW Europe.

Credentials

First State Exam in Law, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt

Frankfurt Germany (Admitted 8/20/2015; #/\53 /\83)

English

French

German