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Greenberg Traurig Shortlisted for PERE Global Awards in Real Estate Fund Formation for Europe

LONDON and BERLIN – 2 January 2019 – The European Fund Formation team at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been shortlisted for 2018 Law Firm of the Year (Fund Formation), Europe at the PERE Global Awards. Winners will be announced in March 2019.

According to the publication, the Global Awards recognise the firms, individuals, and deals that best represent the private real estate asset class in the past year.

“Our team is committed to understanding our clients’ needs and providing a high-level and entrepreneurial approach to our services,” said Steven Cowins, a Real Estate Funds shareholder in the firm’s London office. “This nomination demonstrates our team’s ability to work seamlessly across Europe, Asia, and the U.S. on real estate equity and real estate debt funds.”

Since January 2017, the firm has advanced one of its core strategies through the London office’s real estate sector growth with the addition of several highly regarded practitioners, earning the firm an additional boost to its already high profile international real estate practice. The firm’s leading real estate team in the United States has earned the Chambers USA Award of Excellence four times, most recently in 2018. In Europe, the group has been recognised as Top Tier in Legal 500 UK and Germany, as Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate in Germany by JUVE Magazine, and as the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year 2018 in Poland by IFLR.

“Greenberg Traurig’s vast global network allows our European Real Estate team to strengthen our client offerings in this key real estate market, with a particular emphasis on value add and opportunistic funds,” said Real Estate Practice Co-Chairs Robert J. Ivanhoe, Corey E. Light, and Richard J. Giusto.

The Real Estate Practice at Greenberg Traurig now fields more than 160 real estate professionals outside of the U.S. covering Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Globally, the team is comprised of more than 400 attorneys serving clients from more than two dozen markets around the globe.

About Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice: The Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and recognized leader in the industry. The firm’s real estate attorneys deliver diversified and comprehensive counsel for property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. The team draws upon the knowledge and experience of more than 400 real estate lawyers from around the world, serving clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. The group’s clientele includes a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, and private owners. The firm’s real estate team advises clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity and debt and the hybrids.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.