Neil Ferguson advises European and international clients on a range of complex real estate transactions, with a particular focus on public and private M&A and joint ventures.
Drawing on more than two decades of real estate private equity experience, Mr. Ferguson delivers commercially driven counsel to a variety of market players, including real estate funds, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, and financial institutions. He advises clients through every stage of the real estate investment lifecycle, including in connection with:
- Joint ventures
- Single asset and portfolio M&A transactions
- Financings, refinancings, and disposals
Mr. Ferguson advises clients on transactions involving a multitude of asset classes, including data centers, film studios, retail shopping centers, hotels, offices, logistics facilities, and long-term care homes. He brings particular experience in complex joint ventures and platform joint ventures, as well as cross-border transactions across nearly every European jurisdiction.
Mr. Ferguson leverages his deep insight into the operation of global real estate funds to develop strategic solutions for clients. In addition to having vast experience in private practice, he previously served on secondment at Morgan Stanley for its London-based real estate division during the take-private of Canary Wharf Group.