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Riaz Pirmohamed

Riaz Pirmohamed


Riaz Pirmohamed

Riaz Pirmohamed advises on cross-border M&A, joint ventures, private equity and minority investments, with a particular focus on real assets transactions.

Riaz acts for financial investors, sovereign wealth funds and large corporates in a range of sectors, with a particular focus on transactions in physical assets, spanning real estate, infrastructure, telecommunications and aviation leasing. Riaz has deep real estate sector expertise with experience of the acquisition, disposal and development of commercial real estate across multiple asset classes in the UK and Europe.

Having trained at Clifford Chance, Riaz has spent time in our Dubai office and on secondment to Cinven.

  • A financial investor on a multi-billion pan-European real estate joint venture, including the establishment of a UK REIT
  • China Investment Corporation on its €12.25 billion acquisition of Logicor from Blackstone
  • Patrizia on its €1.2 billion acquisition of a pan-European logistics portfolio from BentallGreenOak
  • IRUS European Retail Property Fund on two concurrent pan-European sales of ten retail outlet centres for €1.28 billion
  • Cellnex on its €10 billion acquisition of the European telecommunications tower assets of CK Hutchison Holdings
  • Cellnex on the €1.6 billion acquisition of Polkomtel Infrastruktura
  • Nuveen on its acquisition of Glennmont Partners, one of Europe’s largest renewable energy fund managers
  • CK Asset Holdings on the US$4 billion sale of AMCK Aviation to Carlyle Aviation Partners
  • Macquarie on various transactions, including the separate investments by PGGM Infrastructure Fund and Australian Retirement Trust in Macquarie AirFinance
  • Nordic Aviation Capital on certain corporate aspects of its $6 billion debt restructuring
  • GECAS on its strategic joint venture with Israel Aerospace Industries to establish a passenger-to-freighter conversion programme for Boeing 777-300ERSF aircraft

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Career and qualifications

  • London School of Economics (LLB) 2012
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2013
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2015
  • Partner since May 2023