Behnam Yazdani | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Behnam Yazdani

Associate, Frankfurt

T +49 69 29994 1642

E byazdani@whitecase.com

Overview

Behnam Yazdani is member of the real estate practice group since 2012.

He provides legal advice to national and international clients on all real estate-related matters, in particular in the context of tenancy law, asset, property and facility management as well as negotiations of real property-related contracts. His practice includes ongoing legal advice on landlords and real property owners and real estate transactions.

Behnam has already gained professional experience in the field of real estate law while working at White & Case in Frankfurt am Main and Miami as part of him legal traineeship.

He is author for digital learning resources regarding the second law state exam which are published by specialist publisher Alpmann Schmidt.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwalt

Education

  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main
  • First State Exam, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

Languages

  • English
  • Farsi
  • German

Experience

Blackstone Group, ongoing

Ongoing legal advice on real estate office portfolio owned by Blackstone entities.

Tishman Speyer, 2015

Advising Tishman Speyer, one of the world's leading developers, owners, operators and asset managers of first-class real estate, on the acquisition of the iconic Quartier 205 (The Q) in Berlin for its European Core Fund.

Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese, 2015

Advising the family shareholders of Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese on the sale of the company to Dr. August Oetker KG.

palero invest, 2015

Advising palero invest on the sale of the Heidrive Group to Allied Motion Technologies Inc. as well as on the acquisition of Gallhöfer Dach GmbH from Saint-Gobain.

Duke Street, 2015

Advising private equity firm Duke Street, as consortium leader, on the acquisition of the Medi-Globe Corporation, a Germany-based medical devices business focused on minimally invasive surgery in gastroenterology and urology.

PATRIZIA Alternative Investments GmbH, 2015

Representing PATRIZIA Alternative Investments GmbH (PAI) in connection with two portfolio transactions acquiring retail assets for a special regulated fund.

Schweighofer Group, 2015

Representing the Schweighofer Group, an Austria-based company engaged in providing wood processing services, on the acquisition of the Kodersdorf sawmill in Saxony, Germany from Klausner Group, the Germany-based company engaged in manufacturing of softwood timber products and operation of sawmills.

Carlyle U.S. Equity Opportunity Fund, L.P., 2015

Representing the Carlyle U.S. Equity Opportunity Fund, L.P., in its US$98 million pending acquisition of Blyth, Inc., a direct-to-consumer manufacturer and seller of candles and home fragrance products.

Arval, 2015

Representing Arval, a fully owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas specializing in full service vehicle leasing, in connection with the acquisition of GE Capital's European fleet management activity. The scope of this acquisition covers more than 160,000 vehicles in 12 European countries, the vehicles assets amount to €2.4 billion.