Morais Leitão advises Sonae on retail sale & leaseback

Morais Leitão has advised Sonae MC on the sale and leaseback of four food retail assets


Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados advised Sonae MC, a subsidiary company of Sonae Group with retail brands as Continente, on the sale and subsequent lease of four food retail assets located in Portugal.

This operation totalised €34 million and put the holding level of Sonae’s retail assets at 41% (freehold).

Morais Leitão team was coordinated by Corporate and M&A partners Bernardo Lobo Xavier (pictured left) and Gonçalo Fleming (pictured right). For Bernardo Lobo Xavier “it is a great pride to participate actively in operations that shape the Portuguese market.”

Antonio Jimenez Morato