Lisa Seifman

Partner, London



Lisa Seifman is a partner in our global Real Estate industry group based in London.

Lisa has broad experience in local and pan-European transactions. She advises in relation to complex cross-border real estate financings, including real estate investment acquisitions and disposals, development financing, NPL portfolio purchases and "loan on loan" real estate financings.

Lisa has particular knowledge of data center financings on numerous projects around the world, including a number of financial institutions, global end users, as well as internationally active developers and operators.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
LLB (Hons)
BA (Hons)
Monash University


Advising Deutsche Bank, Société Générale and SMBC as mandated lead arrangers and original lenders on the €620 million financing of the Data4 data center business. The Data4 group includes 19 data centers with a further six under construction in France, Italy, Luxembourg and Spain, and an intention to expand into Germany.

Advising Global Compute Infrastructure LP on its acquisition of ATM S.A, the leading data center and communications infrastructure business in Poland, from a consortium of funds managed by MCI Capital, one of Poland's leading venture capital and private equity companies, and Mezzanine Management, an independent investment advisory firm.

Advising Infravia III Invest S.A. (a French infrastructure investor) and the Founders on the disposal of Next Generation Data, a data centre business in South Wales, comprising Europe's largest single site data centre campus.

Advising a financial institution on the acquisition of the performing loan portfolio, and as finance provider to a private equity fund as purchser of the non-perfoming and sub-performing loan portfolios of a c. €2.75 billion pan-European CRE loan book

Advising a financial institution on a loan on loan finance transaction with a large alternative asset management company headquartered in the UK in relation to their acquisition and refinancing of various residential non-performing loans in Spain.

Advising a private equity firm in relation to its joint venture and financing of a portfolio of Spanish non-performing loans.

Advising a real estate private equity fund in relation to the £100m financing of its acquisition of a portfolio of non-performing loans secured against commercial real estate assets in Germany.

Advising a financial institution on a loan on loan finance transaction with a full service commercial real estate finance company in relation to UK real estate assets.

Advising a leading investment bank on the £208m financing of a private equity fund's acquisition of a portfolio of UK and Scottish shopping centres.*

Advising a leading investment bank on its bid to provide a senior loan of €574m and junior loan of €192m to form the basis of a CMBS securitisation underpinned by French residential mortgages.*

Advising a leading investment bank on the £380m refinancing of an owner and operator of a portfolio of UK shopping centres.*

Advising a hotel operator on the refinancing of its £290m financing arrangements.*

Advising the senior lenders to a UK-based hotel owner/operator on the restructuring of its £1.1bn facilities secured by a portfolio of hotels.*

*Matters prior to joining White & Case.