Press Release

Kirkland Advises GIC on Joint Venture with Melcombe Partners for European Urban Logistics Assets

Kirkland & Ellis is advising GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, on its establishment of a joint venture with Melcombe Partners to acquire and develop urban logistics properties in Europe.

The joint venture will acquire and develop last-mile distribution centres and urban logistics assets in countries across Europe, with a focus on the UK, France, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands. Melcombe will source, operate and manage the assets.

Read the GIC press release

The Kirkland team was led by London transactional partners Matthew Elliott and Celyn Evans and associates James Hunn and Toshi Mahapatra; investment funds partners Jonathan Tadd and Benjamin Harding and associate Anna Alexandrou; tax partners Timothy Lowe and Cian O’Connor; and regulatory partners Lisa Cawley and Romin Dabir.