London — Mayer Brown have successfully assisted Cheyne Capital Management on the securitisation of £101 million mezzanine notes, which were used to finance Brookfield’s acquisition of CityPoint - the skyscraper located at 1 Ropemaker Street, Moorgate. This is the first European CMBS of 2017.

Cheyne Capital Management acted as Arranger and Lead Manager on the transaction. The bonds are listed on the Irish Stock Exchange and were issued out of an Irish special purpose vehicle called Cleveland Row Finance No.1 DAC.

The Mayer Brown team was led by Structured Finance and Securitisation partner David O’Connor and included Banking & Finance of counsel Nanak Keswani, senior associate Noman Ali and associates Chithra Rengamannar and Jaime Lad; Real Estate senior associate Robert Bindless; FSRE partner Mark Compton; and Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Sandy Bhogal and senior associate Ben Fryer.

Mayer Brown previously advised Cheyne Capital Management on the financing of Brookfield’s acquisition of CityPoint in December 2016.