Kirkland, Gowling WLG, Eversheds and CC on board as Network Rail seals £1.5bn property sale

Blackstone turns to top US firm as Network Rail completes lengthy sale process

Kirkland & Ellis and Gowling WLG have joined Clifford Chance (CC) and Eversheds Sutherland among the firms advising on Network Rail’s £1.46bn sale of its commercial property portfolio, a deal that has reached a conclusion after more than two years’ work.

The portfolio will be sold to private equity house Blackstone and commercial property management company Telereal Trillium, which are being advised by Kirkland and Gowling WLG.

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