Heiko Petzold heads the German real estate law practice group at Osborne Clarke. He has many years of experience in advising national and international investors, banks and project developers with a focus on the real estate industry.
His area of expertise includes real estate transactions by way of asset or share deals as well as project developments. This included large portfolio transactions as well as large individual properties from various asset classes. The support of investors and banks in real estate financing and the purchase and subsequent work-out of non-performing loan portfolios secured by real estate form a further focus of his activities.
After his apprenticeship as a banker, Heiko studied law in Hamburg. He started his legal career in large international law firms and was a partner in a boutique law firm focusing on real estate before joining Osborne Clarke in 2021.
Osborne Clarke advises Scout24 on acquisition of Sprengnetter Group, read more.
Zetland and MBS
Osborne Clarke advises Zetland and MBS on financing of housing projects through HCOB, read more
Borealis Hotel Group
Osborne Clarke advises Borealis Hotel Group on the acquisition (including acquisition financing) of Bierwirth & Kluth Unternehmensgruppe, read more
Domicil Real Estate AG
Osborne Clarke advises Domicil Real Estate AG on block sale in Thuringia, read more
HIH Real Estate
Osborne Clarke advises HIH on purchase of 8,000 sqm office building in London
Among the most important mandates in recent years was advising PFA Pension on the acquisition of various large real estate portfolios, including the so-called Century Portfolio, and the subsequent partial refinancing.