Jones Day Guides Meyer Bergman In $419M UK Mall Purchase

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 5:13 PM EDT) -- Australian mall developer Westfield Group will sell a £260 million ($418.6 million) shopping center slated to be built in the U.K. city of Bradford beginning next year to an investor group led by European real estate investor Meyer Bergman, Westfield said Friday.

Westfield, the world's biggest retail operator, did not name an exact purchase price for the 550,000-square-foot retail complex, but said it will sell the development at a rate “in line with book value.” Meyer Bergman will fund the deal through a €700 million ($904...
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