M&A Real Estate

Our expertise includes:

  • Purchase and sale of commercial properties
  • Real estate transactions
  • Real estate development projects
  • Real estate financing
  • Commonhold units and co-operative housing
  • Forced sales and mortgage collection
  • Land registration
  • Real estate disputes
  • Buildings insurance
  • Real estate tax
  • Easements.

How can we help?
We have established a reputation of devising original, commercially viable solutions among our clients, encompassing pension funds, institutional investors, mortgage credit institutions and financial institutions such as Danish and international banks.

Our extensive knowledge of real estate financing and related financial products, such as derivatives, gives our clients a competitive edge in complex real estate development projects requiring expert finance planning.

Common challenges
The global real estate sector is recovering from the financial crisis, and foreign real estate investors and developers are taking a renewed interest in the Danish market.

The transition period towards a stable economy nevertheless includes a risk of stagnation that may delay the real estate market's full revitalisation. That is why our clients demand viable solutions and expect us to play a role in the development of their business.


Our ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2016
-  Real Estate

What the team is known for Highly regarded team noted for its knowledge of both transactional mandates and construction projects. Acts on joint ventures, investments, fund establishment and real estate transaction financing. The construction group often advises on contentious issues including litigation and insurance claims as well as tender procedures. Assists both Danish and international clients, including financial services and public sectors.

Strengths One client praises the team's "broad knowledge in the areas we need." The same interviewee says the team's strength in numbers means that it "can draw in the relevant information across a lot of different industries."

Work highlights Advised NREP Nordic Strategies Fund 1 on its EUR24 million acquisition of retail properties from a Danish listed fund.

Assisted the Municipality of Aarhus with its development of the Urban Mediaspace Aarhus project, which involves construction of new infrastructure, parking and buildings with a total project value in the region of DKK2 billion.

Significant clients PenSam, City of Copenhagen, Sinai Group, ATP, Valad Group.

Notable practitioners
Torben Brøgger focuses on construction and frequently advises on urban development projects. He additionally assists clients including public authorities as well as bidding consortiums on procurement and tender issues related to developments.

Steen Puch Holm-Larsen predominantly assists clients on real estate transaction mandates as well as investment agreements, joint ventures and property developments within the commercial real estate sector. He recently advised NREP Nordic Strategies Fund 1 on its portfolio acquisition.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Real Estate

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2017
-  Real estate and construction

Steen Puch Holm-Larsen heads the team at Bech-Bruun, which provides ‘top advice’ on a wide range of matters. The team also advised Realkredit and Danske Bank as the lenders on the financing of Engholmene Group’s construction of a residential complex.

Legal 500, Real estate and construction

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    Langelinie Allé 35
    2100 Copenhagen

  • Aarhus

    Værkmestergade 2
    8000 Aarhus C

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    No.1440 Yan'an Middle Road, Suite 2H08
    Jing'an District, 200040 Shanghai, P.R. China

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