These Firms Guided Top Real Estate Deals In 1st Half Of 2019

Law360 (July 11, 2019, 7:29 PM EDT) -- Simpson Thacher, Kirkland & Ellis, WongPartnership and Allen & Gledhill were among more than a dozen law firms steering the largest real estate mergers and acquisitions during a busy first half of the year, a period that saw six deals at or above the $2 billion mark.

In the largest deal of the half, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP represented The Blackstone Group on its $18.7 billion purchase of U.S. logistics assets from investment manager GLP, which had counsel from Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

In the second-biggest transaction, WongPartnership LLP guided Singapore real estate company CapitaLand Ltd. in connection with its...

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