Real Estate Breakfast Briefing - 5th July 2012

United Kingdom

Date:  5th July 2012
Tme:  8.30 am  to 10.15 am
Venue:  Mitre House 160 Aldersgate Street

We are pleased to invite you to our Real Estate Breakfast Briefing which this time will focus on Data Centre Investment, the New LMA Standard Form Facility Agreement and Direct Power Purchasing.

Please see below details of the speakers and outline topics.

Please note there is no charge for attending our seminars.

To register for this breakfast briefing please click here.

Yours sincerely
Mark Heighton, Partner, Head of Real Estate Group
020 7367 2177


Munir Hassan and Philip Duffield (Partner and Senior Associate in our Energy Team) - Direct power purchasing

  • Purchasing electricity directly from generators - how it works
  • The benefits - cost savings, long-term cost certainty, and green credentials
  • Some key issues
  • How CMS can assist

Simon Johnston (Partner in our Banking Team)  –  New Loan Market Association (LMA) Real Estate Finance Standard Form Facility Agreement

  • What was the process?
  • Brief overview of the type of transaction and structure contemplated by the new standard form
  • Some key differences from the investment grade facility agreement

Ian Stevens and James Miller (Partners in our Outsourcing and Real Estate Teams) – Data Centre Investment

  • Current drivers:
    • Greater take-up particularly by large corporates (outsourcing, ICT enhancement drivers, service models)
    • CoLo
  • Current issues:
    • Planning
    • Climate Change Legislation
    • Energy costs
    • Limited connectivity