Press Release

Kirkland Advises Starwood Capital Group on Acquisition of 29.42% Stake in RDI REIT

Kirkland & Ellis advised Starwood Capital Group on the acquisition of a 29.42% stake in London-listed RDI Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) from South African investor Redefine. The shares will be bought from Redefine for an aggregate sale consideration of £106.3 million, representing £0.95 per share.

The Kirkland team was led by transitional partners Mark Thompson and Matthew Elliott; real estate finance partner Jonathan Birks; tax partner Jonathan Kandel and antitrust and competition partner Mark Gardner.