Sarah Anderson-Butler

Partner Auckland

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​Sarah is a partner in our industry-leading financial servi​ces​ team, acting for both lenders and borrowers on domestic and international secured financings​.

Sarah has substantial experience covering both general corporate lending and lending on all classes of real estate assets (investment and development facilities), with particular expertise on property portfolio acquisitions of logistics, data centre and hotel and leisure sector asset classes, operating company/property company transactions, commercial and residential development facilities and senior/mezzanine debt structures and intercreditor arrangements.

Work highlights

​Arrangers and underwriters on €2.8 billion acquisition of Gazeley
Advised the arrangers and underwriters on the €​2.8 billion acquisition of UK-based logistics developer Gazeley by subsidiaries of GLP (Asia's largest warehouse developer and fund manager), representing GLPs entrance into the European market.

Arrangers and underwriters on €3 billion facilities provided to Blackstone Group subsidiaries
Advised the arrangers and underwriters on €3 billion senior term and capex facilities and mezzanine term and capex facilities provided to subsidiaries of the Blackstone Group for the purposes of financing the acquisition of office and logistics properties located in Germany and Belgium.