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February 18, 2021
SNP Schlawien advises LIP Invest on the purchase of logistics real estate


The corporate law firm SNP Schlawien advised LIP INVEST GmbH on the acquisition of two logistics properties in Schwülper near Braunschweig and Cologne Hürth. The advice included both the legal due diligence review and support in drafting and negotiating the contracts.

The two properties have a combined leased area of around 15,500 m2. Both logistics centers are currently used by Hermes Germany. The existing leases will continue on a long-term basis. LIP INVEST is acquiring the logistics properties for the open-ended real estate special AIF "LIP Real Estate Investment Fund - Logistics Germany III", the purchase of which will further diversify the portfolio.

LIP INVEST is a leading investment house in the asset class logistics real estate Germany. The company was founded in 2017 by experienced managers and industry experts. Currently, LIP INVEST manages logistics properties with a total leasable area of around 750,000 square meters and a volume of approximately 1 billion euros. With three funds to date - a fourth is in planning - LIP INVEST offers institutional investors access to the attractive asset class of logistics real estate. SNP Schlawien previously advised LIP Invest in several other transaction mandates.

Inhouse: Daniel Pahl, General Counsel and Head of Transaction Management
SNP Schlawien Partnerschaft mbB, Munich: Sascha Sormann (lead) and Lisa Knöll (both real estate law)
WTS Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH, Munich: Anna Linke (taxes)

Press contact for this transaction


Sascha Sormann
Attorney, Certified tenancy and condominium law attorney
Telephone: +49 89 28634-428