Esche Schümann Commichau

Real Estate Transactions

Real estate investments

Advising on sale and purchase of individual properties and real estate portfolios, sale and lease-back transactions; development and implementation of individual sale/purchase structures; drafting, negotiating and producing the necessary agreements.


Structuring financing (loan and equity capital); advising in connection with various possible forms of outside financing (e.g. classic acquisition financing, syndication, interim financing, real estate collateral, etc.); advising in the development and financing of closed real estate funds.


Comprehensive (including cross-border) tax consulting in connection with complexly structured transactions and advising on real estate-related tax law in Germany; creative solutions for tax-optimized purchase and sale structures taking into account normal outside financing of the transaction.

Financial investors

Advising financial investors, including cross-border real estate transactions taking into account available tax-optimized financing options and the specific requirements involved in heavily leveraged acquisitions; advising on the selection of tax- and financing-optimized acquisition structure, on setting up and administering acquisition structures and ongoing legal support through to designing and implementing exit strategies.