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Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University

Date
December 2014

Sector
Education

Transaction
Student residence acquisition and financing

Value

Role
Financial adviser

QMPF advised Queen Margaret University (QMU) on the acquisition of 800 student residence bedrooms from Queen Margaret Student Solutions (QMSS) and the arrangement of the required financing.

QMSS was established in 2005 to design, build and operate the residences which are situated on the university campus. QMU will now take over the ownership and operation of the residences on the integrated campus site.

Malcolm Cutt, Director of Finance and Operations at Queen Margaret said:

“The advice provided by QMPF, both in negotiations with the seller and in setting up the loan facility with the new funder, was critical in achieving completion of the transaction. As well as guiding the University through the technical issues, QMPF brought a strong commercial focus to the discussions and allowed the University to achieve a positive outcome”.

For further information contact

Andrew Watson

Senior Adviser

+44 (0)131 222 2622

QMPF LLP, Excel House, 30 Semple Street, Edinburgh EH3 8BL
+44 (0)131 222 2600
info@qmpf.co.uk

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