Altaal’s Acquisition of An Office Property in Helsinki From Schroder Nordic Real Estate Fund

Merilampi advised Schroder Nordic Real Estate Fund on the transaction. Roschier acted for Altaal and Carnegie in the transaction.

The Schroder Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH on behalf of the Schroder Nordic Real Estate Fund, announced the sale of an office property in Helsinki. The office building, which is located in Tapiola (Tuulikuja 2, Espoo), one of Espoo’s most distinguished districts, has been acquired by Swedish alternative investment firm Altaal, under its brown-to-green impact investment strategy.

The property consists of a basement floor with garage and four above ground office floors, totalling 7,189 square metres. The location, next to the Western highway and within walking distance of Tapiola’s metro and commercial services, is well connected to many of the district’s leading businesses.

The office building is the first commercial building constructed using wooden elements in Finland and is rated as a “FinnForest Modular Office”. Furthermore the building also has a ‘BREEAM Very Good In-Use’ certificate.

The Merilampi team included Jani Ylä-Autio (Picture), Niko Kolsi, Sara Walden and Tommi Elo.

The Roschier’s cross-border core advisory team comprised Johan Häger, Frida Lantoft and Filip Lundin in Sweden and Antti-Jussi Partanen, Mikko Saarve, Mattias Brännkärr, Julius Torvelainen, Liisa Alahuhta and Roope Vikström in Finland.

Involved fees earner: Tommi Elo – Merilampi Attorneys Ltd.; Niko Kolsi – Merilampi Attorneys Ltd.; Sara Walden – Merilampi Attorneys Ltd.; Jani Ylä-Autio – Merilampi Attorneys Ltd.; Liisa Alahuhta – Roschier; Mattias Brännkärr – Roschier; Johan Häger – Roschier; Frida Lantoft – Roschier; Filip Lundin – Roschier; Antti-Jussi Partanen – Roschier; Mikko Saarve – Roschier; Julius Torvelainen – Roschier; Roope Vikström – Roschier;

Law Firms: Merilampi Attorneys Ltd.; Roschier;

Clients: Altaal AB; Carnegie; Schroder Nordic Real Estate Fund;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler