Franck Peter

Partner, Paris

Biography

“He is reactive, with an excellent knowledge of the area” (Chambers Europe 2017)

Overview

Franck Peter advises both French and international clients on all matters relating to construction and real estate law. His clients include construction companies, real estate developers, private and institutional investors, investment funds and corporate clients. Over a number of years, Franck has built up substantial experience and knowledge across the different domains of real estate law, in areas which are often highly specialized.

Franck frequently advises clients on development transactions and the transfer of different types of property assets. These include offices, hotels and resorts, shopping centers, industrial premises and residential properties. Frank has recently participated in the structuring and the implementation of several major French and European transactions involving the transfer and outsourcing of property assets.

He is regularly called upon to act for clients at different stages of property-related transactions. His experience extends to the acquisition of land and buildings, the development and construction of all types of real estate projects and the leasing and disposal of real estate assets.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
Education
DEA
Business Law
Université Paris X-Nanterre
MA
Business Law
Université de Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne
Languages
English
French

Experience

Société Générale Insurance (2018)
Advised Société Générale Insurance (formerly Sogecap) on the acquisition by Sogecap of 100% of the OPCI Altafund, which holds office premises of 27,000m2 of floor space in Neuilly-sur-Seine. Winner of the MIPIM Awards 2019 "Best Refurbished Building" category.

Immo Invest sale of Apple building for €600 million (2018)
Represented Immo Invest, EPI Group, in the sale of the Apple building, 114 Champs-Élysées, to Hines France, for €600 million.

Cardif, Diversipierre and Sogecap own account equity investment (2018)
Represented Cardif, Diversipierre and Sogecap, the life insurance companies of BNP Paribas and Société Générale, in relation to their own account equity investment to acquire a portfolio of 6,800+ residential properties located in France.

LaSalle Investment Management €291 million acquisition (2017)
Representing LaSalle Investment Management in connection with the €291 million acquisition of the shopping centre Place des Halles, in Strasbourg.

Ammundi acquisition of Coeur Défense, largest office complex in Europe (2017)
Representation of a consortium of investors led by Amundi Immobilier in connection with the acquisition of the largest European office complex named "Coeur Défense", in La Défense, owned by Lone Star.

CNP Assurances real estate investment fund (2017)
Representation of CNP Assurances, Cardif (BNP Paribas), Malakoff Mederic, Aviva Investors, ERAFP and SMABTP on the setting up of a real estate investment fund.

Amundi Immobilier lease negotiation (2017)
Representation of Amundi Immoblier on the negotiation of a lease to be granted to Naos Group.

AEW €188 million acquisition of Primavera portfolio (2016)
Representation of AEW Europe on the €188 million acquisition of the Primavera portfolio from Grosvenor, of two shopping centres located in Marseille and Châlons-en-Champagne.

Aviva Real Estate Joint-Venture acquisition (2016)
Representation of Aviva Real Estate France (Airef) on a Joint Venture to be formed by Aviva and Assurances du Crédit Mutuel (ACM) to acquire an office building in Rueil-Malmaison.

Cegreal acquisition (2016)
Representation of Cegereal on the acquisition of Campus Hanami in Rueil-Malmaison (30,000 sqm).

Awards and Recognition

Ranked by Chambers Europe, 2008–2017
Real Estate France

Leading Lawyer, Legal 500 Europe 2017
Real Estate France