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Edward Hampson
 

Edward Hampson

Partner
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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Phone: +44-(0)20-7275-6586
Fax: +44-(0)20-7275-6502

Edward Hampson is Partner in the Firm’s London office, where he is a member of the Banking and Credit and Real Estate practices. Edd focuses on advising private equity and corporate clients on real estate investments and has represented clients on a variety of credit transactions, including in cross-border matters across a broad range of industries.

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Work Highlights
  • Blackstone in financing the acquisition of the iQ student housing company for £4.7 billion, in the largest-ever private real estate transaction in the UK
  • Blackstone in financing the C$6.2 billion acquisition of Dream Global
  • Blackstone Property Partners Europe and Telereal Trillium in their financing of the £1.5 billion acquisition of part of Network Rail’s commercial estate portfolio
  • Blackstone in financing the €2 billion acquisition of Hispania SOCIMI, a Spanish public company holding a mix of hotel, residential and office assets
  • Blackstone in financing the acquisition of Sponda Oy, a leading real estate asset management company in Finland specialising in owning, managing, developing and letting commercial properties
  • Blackstone in the creation, financing and ultimate exit of Logicor, its European logistics platform, comprising more than 30 financings, across 18 jurisdictions, with an aggregate TEV of more than €12 billion
Education
  • College of Law, Birmingham, 2010 Legal Practice Course
  • Cardiff University, 2008 LL.B.
  • Cardiff University, 2009 LL.M.
Admissions
  • England & Wales 2012

Edward Hampson is Partner in the Firm’s London office, where he is a member of the Banking and Credit and Real Estate practices. Edd focuses on advising private equity and corporate clients on real estate investments and has represented clients on a variety of credit transactions, including in cross-border matters across a broad range of industries.

Edd’s recent transactions include advising:

  • Blackstone in financing the acquisition of the iQ student housing company for £4.7 billion, in the largest-ever private real estate transaction in the UK
  • Blackstone in financing the C$6.2 billion acquisition of Dream Global
  • Blackstone Property Partners Europe and Telereal Trillium in their financing of the £1.5 billion acquisition of part of Network Rail’s commercial estate portfolio
  • Blackstone in financing the €2 billion acquisition of Hispania SOCIMI, a Spanish public company holding a mix of hotel, residential and office assets
  • Blackstone in financing the acquisition of Sponda Oy, a leading real estate asset management company in Finland specialising in owning, managing, developing and letting commercial properties
  • Blackstone in the creation, financing and ultimate exit of Logicor, its European logistics platform, comprising more than 30 financings, across 18 jurisdictions, with an aggregate TEV of more than €12 billion

Edd completed his Legal Practice Course in 2010 at College of Law, Birmingham, and received his LL.B. in 2008 and LL.M. in 2009 from Cardiff University. He is admitted to practice in England and Wales.

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