Industries Real Estate & Infrastructure
Nicole Bittlingmayer has many years of experience advising German and international clients on German investment and regulatory law. She primarily advises on approval, licensing and registration procedures and on distribution authorisation procedures, on structuring, setting up, managing and dissolving open-end and closed-end real estate funds, on structuring and implementing service investment management company models, and on outsourcing issues, as well as on national and international real estate transactions. Her clients include German and international fund management companies, real estate funds, asset managers, custodians, and institutional real estate investors.
Nicole Bittlingmayer studied law at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (Germany). In 2000, she commenced her professional career in a company of the METRO Group, advising on real estate and M&A transactions. From 2002 to 2007, she worked as Legal Counsel at Oppenheim Immobilien-Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH (today, PATRIZIA Frankfurt Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH), then the leading management company for open-end institutional real estate funds in the market.
As a member of the company’s legal department, Nicole Bittlingmayer primarily advised on all regulatory, tax and corporate law and financing aspects of the real estate fund business, including all global real estate transactions, and on how to handle the legal relations between the company and fund investors and supervisory authorities. In 2007, Nicole Bittlingmayer moved from her in-house position to the US law firm King & Spalding LLP in Frankfurt (Germany), where she helped found the new office. She worked there as Counsel on the real estate capital markets team until April 2020.