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Partner, Rechtsanwalt, Squire Sanders, Germany
Dr. Kai Mertens is the managing partner of the Squire Sanders Berlin and Frankfurt offices and heads its German corporate practice.
He has more than 18 years of experience in real estate investments. He advises on national and cross-border corporate transactions in housing and commercial real estate, equity and debt financing. He is one of Berlin’s highly recommended lawyers for corporate/privatization work in the JUVE Handbook of German Corporate and Commercial Law Firms.
Dr. Mertens’ practice encompasses acquisitions, mergers, leveraged buy outs, privatisations, joint ventures, capital restructurings, as well as fund restructurings and high profile corporate dispute resolution.
Advising the trustee for public funds in on the refinancing of Berlin’s largest commercial property private company following privatization (240m Euros)
Advising on remunicipalisation structure and financing of Berlin’s water utility (700m Euros).
Advising on the 85m-sale of a Luxembourg and a German project company holding a Berlin landmark building from a US fund to a German insurance group, with complex completion (construction between signing and closing).
Advising on a 5000+ German housing units/four German target acquisition and refinancing by a public German housing company from an Luxembourg structure/Irish structured lender.
Advising on the restructuring of a 240m Euro closed fund.
Advsing on a 4000+ German housing units Dutch target acquisition and refinancing by a public German housing company from a Dutch structure/US private equity house.
Advising a large listed German housing company on a fund restructuring (care homes)
Advising a state owned bank on the German Hypo-Real-Estate bailout.