Cameron Baloyi Rigby

  • Partner
  • Real Estate
Cameron Baloyi Rigby - Director, Real Estate at Walker Morris LLP

Cameron is a Partner in the Real Estate Group with experience in large scale portfolio sales, sales and acquisitions of commercial premises and development sites, public sector property transactions and landlord and tenant work.  He also has experience in real estate insolvency, acting for insolvency practitioners in relation to the property aspects of recoveries and restructuring work.

  • GIC – providing real estate advice to GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, on a joint venture with Kennedy Wilson to acquire and manage urban logistics properties in the UK. The joint venture will be seeded with a $200m portfolio comprising 18 urban logistics assets in the UK
  • AXA Investment Managers – provided real estate advice in relation to the acquisition of the Kadans Science Partner platform
  • Hermes UK – providing real estate advice to American private equity investor Advent International in taking a 75% shareholding in Hermes UK
  • Debenhams – providing real estate advice to the administrators of Debenhams, one of the first light touch administrations and probably the most significant property realignment in British retailing history
  • Hospital Topco – providing real estate advice to Hospital Topco on the c. £1.8 billion disposal of BMI Healthcare and the GHG Group
  • GIC – providing UK real estate advice to GIC on the $1 billion acquisition of Equinix Inc’s pan European hyperscale data centre business
  • GIC – advised on the £80m acquisition of the Queens Park Estate;
  • Wembley Central – acting on the purchase from St Modwen Group and subsequent funding of Wembley Central comprising a 118,000 square foot shopping centre and an 86 bed Travelodge
  • A Canadian investor – advising on the purchase and funding of The Cube, Birmingham
  • Odeon – providing real estate advice on the sale of Odeon for £921m, the largest U.K. post Brexit deal in 2016
  • Global private equity investor – advised in relation to the proposed $5bn acquisition of global aircraft maintenance and repair provider StandardAero
  • plc – provided real estate advice on admission to the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of approximately £100 million
  • Opus Land (North) Limited – in relation to the £6m acquisition of at Interchange 26, Mill Carr Hill, Oakenshaw with outline consent for re-development of a former waste water treatment works for industrial use.

Cameron is noted in Chambers and Partners as being “very commercial“, involving clients “in the important aspects of the transaction and the key negotiation points” and “concentrating on key issues … which is ultimately what you want and pay for” as well as being ” ….very helpful and up to speed with market issues. It was quite a challenging transaction in terms of timescale, and he worked very hard and shouldered us to keep to such a pressured timescale.”