Real Estate Transactions

TFI is a leading structurer, arranger and advisor of Shari'ah compliant global real estate transactions and funds for sovereign entities, institutional investors and corporations in Qatar and the wider GCC. 

Through strategic and established relationships with global leaders in real estate development, investment and advice, and by implementing robust due diligence, investment structuring and negotiation processes, TFI analyses, creates and executes best in class investments that reflect a new age in real estate investment, development and private equity over a broad spectrum of geographies and opportunities.

TFI targets a diversity of opportunities including large income properties and development projects in mature and developing markets.  TFI also targets smaller and more strategic opportunities where significant value can be created and realised.  TFI’s expertise and breadth allows it to target a wide variety of assets such as green field and redevelopment projects, distressed assets, income generating properties and the acquisition of high quality companies specialising in real estate or construction related services looking for growth capital.

TFI’s Real Estate team is highly reputed in the industry with experienced and qualified professionals in real estate, law, valuation, advisory services, development, private equity and investment banking.  TFI’s strength is bolstered by the team’s relationships with governments, local authorities and world-renowned real estate developers, investors and service providers in Europe, MENA, North America, Qatar, South America and the UK.

TFI Real Estate Investments – Transactions Track Record

Deal Description

Deal Size

Date

Key Role

Mandate & Synopsis

Education Company:
Funding the development of two schools in Al Wakra, Qatar
Partners: Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), GEMS and Tanween
School Operator: GEMS

QAR 230 million

 2013

Co-seed investor and Sub Advisor

Conducted detailed due diligence, structuring and transaction advisory and ongoing advisory for the transaction

Arranged development financing for an affordable housing development project in Saudi Arabia

Undisclosed

2012

Debt Arranger

Arranged development financing for the Jumaan Village project in Saudi Arabia.

Acquisition of an equity stake in an income generating commercial property in Sao Paulo – Brazil

US$50 million

2012

Transaction Advisor

Conducted detailed due diligence, structuring and transaction advisory mandate for the proposed acquisition of a US$50 million equity stake in the World Trade Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Due Diligence, structuring and transaction advisory services of a multi family development in Chicago – US

US$150 million

2012

Transaction Advisor

Conducted detailed due diligence, structuring and transaction advisory mandate for the proposed acquisition of a US$150 million multi family development in Chicago, USA.

Arranged a bank credit facility for the TFI US Real Estate Fund

Undisclosed

2011

Debt Arranger

Arranged credit facility for the TFI US Real Estate Fund from a Qatari financial institution.

Acquisition of a large mixed use real estate development in the US by a Qatari sovereign wealth fund – Qatar / US

US$700 million

2010

Transaction Advisor

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company acquisition of the CityCenterDC real estate development developed by Hines and Archstone.

Barwa Real Estate merger with Qatar Real Estate Investment Company (Alaqaria) – Qatar

US$3.2 billion

2010

Co-Financial Advisor

Offering 1.100 Barwa shares per Alaqaria shares (30% premium), merger represented an excellent strategic fit combining operations across the value chain.

Juman Village:
Mid income housing development project in Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia

SAR 94 million (equity)
SAR 350 -400 million (project size, in phases)

2009-2010

Sponsor and Advisor

Conducted detailed due diligence, structuring and transaction advisory and on going advisory for the transaction

Placement & Finance Arrangement for a Real Estate Corporate - Qatar

US$275 million

2007

Placement & Arrangement

Capitalisation of E’EMAR Development & Real Estate Investment (Qatar).