Behnam Yazdani

Associate, Frankfurt



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


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

Nestlé, 2017
Advising Nestlé Waters Deutschland GmbH on the sale of its German premium natural spring water Fürst Bismarck to HANSA-HEEMANN AG, a Germany-based supplier of mineral water and soft drinks. The transaction consists the takeover of the Aumühle facility near Hamburg from Nestlé, the water resource property from the Bismarck family and 105 employees.

CGS, 2017
Representing CGS III (Jersey) L.P., a fund advised by CGS Management AG, in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in schoen + sandt machinery GmbH. schoen + sandt is a leading manufacturer of die-cutting machines for non-metallic materials and embossing and shoe machinery.

Duke Street, 2016
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. As well as Duke Street, the consortium includes funds advised by DB Private Equity, Atnahs Capital, Brederode and Harwood Capital.

Consortium consisting of STEAG GmbH and Beijing Capital Group, 2016
Advising a consortium consisting of STEAG GmbH and Beijing Capital Group in connection with the contemplated acquisition of the EEW Energy from Waste GmbH (EEW) from EQT Partners.

palero invest, 2015 and 2016
Advising private equity investor palero (i) on the sale of the Heidrive Group to Allied Motion Technologies Inc., (ii) on the acquisition of Gallhöfer Dach GmbH from Saint-Gobain, (iii) on the sale of Lausitzer Analytik GmbH Laboratorium für Umwelt und Brennstoffe (LAG mbH) to the SYNLAB Group by VPC GmbH as well as (iv) on the acquisition of Würth Inter Werbung GmbH (WIW) from Würth Promotional Concepts AG.

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.

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.

Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese, 2015
Advising the family shareholders of Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese on the sale of the company to Dr. August Oetker KG.

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, 2015
Representing the Carlyle U.S. Equity Opportunity Fund, 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.