London - Leading global law firm Mayer Brown acted for US private equity firm Värde Partners on the financing of its acquisition of the £250 million Titan real estate portfolio from Aviva Commercial Finance.

Mayer Brown advised Värde Partners on the innovative financing structure used to finance the portfolio. Lawyers in the London office worked closely with colleagues in the US to structure the finance under English and US law.

London Banking & Finance partner David O’Connor led the Mayer Brown team which included Banking & Finance partners Christopher Arnold (London) and Eric Reilly (Charlotte), senior associates Ronan McNabb and Marcin Perzanowski (both London) and associate Miller Smith (Charlotte); and Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Sandy Bhogal and senior associate Ben Fryer.