Daniel Curtis Partner

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Contact Details

Daniel is a Partner in the Real Estate team based in Southampton and specialises in property finance and corporate support.

Main areas of practice

The majority of his work involves advising lenders on the real estate aspects of lending transactions and assisting corporate clients with the property aspects of corporate acquisitions and disposals.


Daniel advises clients including lending institutions, large corporates and HNWIs.

Significant experience

Significant examples of Daniel’s recent work include:

  • Acting for the shareholders of David Lloyd Leisure in producing CoTs as part of the disposal of David Lloyd Leisure to TDR Capital.  The team produced a total of 80 CoTs for the David Lloyd Leisure property portfolio.  The transaction had a value in excess of £750 million.
  • Acting on the sale of the Casterbridge Nurseries group to Bright Horizons Family Solutions (now listed on the NYSE), a controlled auction process advised by Rothschild.  As part of the sale process 30 CoTs were produced.
  • Acting on the leveraged buy in and management buy out of a group of companies running special needs schools.  As part of the process 14 CoTs were produced.  The enterprise value of the group was £70 million
  • Acting for the funders on a 10-figure refinancing in the health and care sector, completed in 10 weeks. As part of the process the team reviewed, negotiated and produced a detailed master report on 161 CoTs, managing the input from lawyers in Scotland and Jersey on 21 of those properties.

Other expertise

Insolvency: Daniel acts for administrators, liquidators and receivers, disposing of property assets for insolvent companies and bankrupt individuals, as well as acquiring properties for clients from insolvency practitioners.


Articles by Daniel

Healthcare economic review lunch


Coutts, Cushman & Wakefield and Blake Morgan jointly hosted a healthcare economic review lunch at Coutts' offices on The Strand on 13 September 2017 which was attended by a host of clients, operators and advisors.

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Speaking Engagements

A South Coast Real Estate Network event - 7 February 2019

We would like to invite you to our South Coast Real Estate Network event on 7 February at the Ageas Bowl. We will be discussing the impact of high housing costs on the local economy.

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