Jeremy Trinder, former Global Co-Chair of Latham & Watkins' Real Estate Practice, draws on more than 25 years' experience advising on real estate transactions in the UK and across Europe, as well as an extensive background in restructurings, leveraged finance, and structured finance matters.

Mr. Trinder has significant experience advising a roster of clients across the whole real estate investment and financing spectrum, as well as various corporate borrowers, on:

  • Commercial mortgage loans, including origination and restructuring for lenders and borrowers    
  • Commercial mortgage loan-on-loan and loan warehousing transactions across Europe
  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities and residential mortgage-backed securities    
  • The sale and purchase of commercial mortgage debt across Europe    
  • The servicing of commercial mortgage debt    
  • The purchase of mortgage backed securities
  • The sale and warehousing of residential mortgage portfolios
  • Sale and leaseback, ground rent, and opco/propco transactions
  • Cross-border insolvency, restructurings, and disputes
  • Distressed debt acquisitions/dispositions and special situation financings
  • Corporate directors and partners fiduciary duties and personal risks

Mr. Trinder's recent experience includes advising on:

  • Bellis Finco / TDR Capital’s £2.75 billion financing for its acquisition of a controlling stake in ASDA Group from Walmart (2021/22)
  • BAWAG’s financing used to acquire a new portfolio of warehouse properties in Ireland by a Kennedy Wilson and GIC sponsored ICAV (2022)
  • Ares’ acquisition loan facility in respect of a commercial office building in Belgium (2022)
  • Blackstone Mortgage Trust’s acquisition and development financing in respect of seed assets comprising two warehouse facilities in England (2022)
  • BAWAG’s £200 million warehouse loan for residential/multi-family/mixed-use financings (2022)
  • BAWAG’s loan-on-loan financing to a joint venture between Cerberus and Macquarie in respect of their financing of the underlying development and construction of six last mile logistics distribution centres totalling 53,000sqm pre-let to Amazon and situated in multiple locations, namely Aachen, Cottbus, Halle, Stade, Rostock, and Rome (2021/22)
  • Blackstone’s financing of the acquisition of 12 logistics properties in the UK by Northwood Investors (2021)
  • KSL’s senior and mezzanine loans to refinance the existing development facility for the hotel redevelopment of Black Lion House Hotel, London, and syndication of the senior loan. The third party hotel manager is Hyatt (2021)
  • Cerberus’ senior and mezzanine mortgage financing secured over a portfolio of UK logistics properties (2021)
  • Blackstone’s refinancing of the acquisition of an office building at 30 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf (2020/21)
  • BAWAG’s loan-on-loan financing of a mixed-use portfolio of assets located in the Republic of Ireland for Earlsfort Capital Partners JV (2021)
  • Blackstone’s £100 million senior and mezzanine financing of the acquisition and refurbishment of 8 student houses located across 5 cities in the UK by Aventicum (2021)
  • Brookfield’s £714 million acquisition of Arlington Business Parks Partnership from TPG Real Estate (2021)
  • Intriva Capital’s investment into Node Living, a community living real estate and operating group (2020)
  • Cerberus’ acquisition financing of a portfolio of Spanish NPLs and REOs from Kutxabank (2020)
  • BAWAG’s amendment & restatement of a loan-on-loan financing for Avenue Capital Group in respect of mixed portfolio of investment assets located in Ireland (2020)
  • Lineage Logistics’ financing of Lineage Logistics European operations, specifically based in the Netherlands and Denmark (2020)
  • BAWAG’s €200 million participation in the senior loans in a senior / mezzanine structure made available to Blackstone Real Estate Partners and secured over a German office and logistics portfolio and Belgian office portfolio (2020)
  • BAWAG’s acquisition of certain assets of a mortgage facility secured by five multi-family complexes across the United States (2020)
  • Digital Realty’s US$8.4 billion acquisition of InterXion Holding (2020)
  • AGC Equity Partners’ refinancing in connection with its acquisition of the Squaire, an office and retail complex at Frankfurt airport (2020)
  • AGRO Merchants Group’s US$1.74 billion sale to Americold Realty Trust (2020)
  • Lineage Logistics’ acquisition of Bay Grove Capital, a portfolio company of Pago, a Poland-based company operating in the frozen food logistics space (2020)
  • Triton Partner’s US$2.5 billion acquisition of a Germany-based provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods (2019)
  • Platinum Equity’s US$2.5 billion acquisition of Multi-Color, a provider of label solutions (2019)
  • CVC Capital Partners’ acquisition of a majority stake in Teneo, an advisory consulting firm (2019)
  • BAWAG’s acquisition of a participation in a loan to acquire an Irish real estate loan portfolio (2019)
  • BAWAG’s amendment and restatement of existing loan-on-loan facility from a European bank ultimately secured against a hotel development in east London (2019)
  • Platinum Equity’s US$1.3 billion acquisition of Awaze, the European vacation rental business of Wyndham Worldwide (2019)
  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) financing for an international warehousing and logistics company in respect of its operating business comprising cold storage facilities located across the UK (2019)
  • The amendment and restatement of existing loan-on-loan facility ultimately secured against a student accommodation development in Liverpool (2019)
  • The amendment and restatement of a loan-on-loan financing for a European bank ultimately secured on various mixed portfolios of real estate located in Ireland (2019)
  • The acquisition of a participation in a loan secured on German commercial real estate (2019)
  • TECREF’s bridge facility in connection with Cresco Capital Station S.à r.l.'s acquisition of Station Betriebsvorrichtugen GmbH, a railway station based in Berlin, Germany (2019)
  • Development financing of a hotel in Shoreditch, London (2018)
  • Development financing of Roma AS stadium in Rome, Italy (2018)
  • Development financing (mezzanine) of a large office development in the City of London (2018)

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 1998
  • Barrister-at-law, Inns of Court School of Law, London, 1996
  • LL.B, University College London, 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English