Real estate

The broad real estate know-how of SAGASSER's lawyers and tax advisors ensures high-quality legal, financial and tax advice on all sorts of real estate assets, particularly in France and Germany

Cross-border real estate investments, particularly through real estate funds or other vehicles, play a significant role in today’s global economy. The international network of knowledge and special skills at SAGASSER ensure that our clients receive fast, efficient support for all kind of real estate investments, regardless of type and size.

In order to master the complex cross-border real estate transactions, also with regard to country-specific legal and general particularities, our multilingual lawyers, trained in several jurisdictions have a profound knowledge about real estate law and national and international tax law.

Our international know-how of real estate allows us to offer to German and French clients in particular a quick, economic coordination for planned real estate investments in European jurisdictions regarding commercial properties such as offices, shopping malls, logistics or residential real estate. Development properties and special realties are also part of our advisory spectrum.

Our long-lasting experience in the real-estate sector, enables us to intervene at every stage of a real-estate investment. This includes the acquisition of the asset, to its management, in particular the rental, the eventual transformation of the property (expansion, rededication etc.), joint venture projects as well as the funding of investments and the exit from such real-estate investments. In addition, we are regularly mandated by international insurance companies, banks and investment funds, but we also advise on major investments of private individuals.

Equally important fields in which we intervene are the structuring and the ongoing legal and tax consulting regarding real estate funds. In this matter, we also provide guidance from the set-up till the liquidation and are at disposal for the financial and the tax modelling.

The advisory spectrum ranges from “Club-Deals” to closed-end and open-end funds to private equity funds, foundations and other vehicles. Regulation and taxation of German, French and Luxembourg funds as well as their investors, whether private or institutional, are covered across borders by our dedicated teams.

Dr. Bernd Sagasser

Jean Vincensini

Attorney, Partner, Tax advisor
+33 156 599 280
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Thibaud Estève

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