Linklaters Aids HSBC, Hines On $471M London Complex Buy

Law360, New York (July 27, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT) -- Private equity service company HSBC Alternative Investments Ltd. and commercial real estate giant Hines Interests LP have teamed up to acquire a prized London office complex in a deal experts value at about £300 million ($471 million), the two said Friday.

The Broadgate West office complex, located in central London, was bought from a private company helmed by U.K. developers Peter Marano and Michael Dennis, with debt from MetLife Inc., the companies said.

Though the companies did not disclose the price tag or special terms of...
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