Christian Holbrook | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Christian Holbrook
Christian Holbrook

Christian Holbrook

Associate, London

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Overview

Christian is a Corporate Associate in the Firm's London office. He has experience on a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and general corporate advisory. He also assists and advises sponsors of, and investors in, private investment funds, co-investment vehicles and separately managed accounts. Before joining White & Case, Christian was a solicitor in the Corporate team of a leading London and global law firm.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • European Masters of Law, Leibniz University Hannover
  • LLB (ELS) (First Class), Durham University

Languages

  • English
  • German

Experience

Bupa, the international healthcare and health insurance group, on its acquisition of a further 5% stake in Bupa Arabia, the largest health insurance business in Saudi Arabia, for $100 million, taking its stake in the publicly listed company to 39.25%.

Blue Horizon Investors on their acquisition of 10 Hammersmith Grove, a marquee commercial mixed use property located in London for £112 million.

Blue Horizon Investors on their acquisition of a commercial real estate asset located in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, known as Blaak16 for €65 million.

Kobalt Music on their Series D funding round in which investors including Hearst Communications participated.

Digital Realty on their $874m acquisition of "Project Cheetah" assets from Equinix, a divestiture directed by the Group's Commission following the acquisition of Telecity plc.

Digital Realty on their $212m disposal of a Paris data centre to Equinix.

Wren House, the infrastructure investment arm of the Kuwait Investment Authority, on its acquisition of a 25% stake in GNF's global power generation portfolio, GPG.

York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC and Oak Hill Advisors (Europe) LLP on the share placing by Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited that has raised proceeds of around €53.8 million.

ReproCELL Incorporated (a Tokyo Stock Exchange listed biotech company) on its acquisition of Biopta, a human tissue research company based in Scotland.

Balderton Capital and the other selling shareholders in Livebookings Holding Limited in relation to the sale of Livebookings Holdings Limited and its "Bookatable" online restaurant reservation business.

Publications

  • "Positivism and Peremptory Norms: Like Peas in a Pod?" 2010, Durham Law Review