MBU Legal Staff

Arnab Ray-Chaudhuri

Corporate Solicitor

Arnab completed his training contract with MBU and qualified as a solicitor in April, 2021. Prior to commencing his training contract with MBU Arnab worked as a corporate paralegal for three years at a West End law firm and at MBU.

Arnab has an MBA from Warwick Business School and is a qualified chartered management accountant (CIMA) trained with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Prior to embarking on his legal career, Arnab worked in various commercial roles including accounting & finance, marketing and sales. Arnab’s interest in corporate law emerged from his rich and varied commercial experience.

At MBU Arnab works on a broad variety of high-value corporate transactions including mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, business restructuring, commercial leases, funds and general company affairs. He assists the General Counsel of MBU in managing the legal affairs at a group wide level and independently drafts, reviews and negotiates legal documents in relation to various corporate transactions. Arnab regularly works and liaises with clients and lawyers from multiple jurisdictions and cultures including emerging markets.

Latest News - 26 March 2021

Private Equity Thinks Student Property Is a Post-Covid Winner

Private equity firms are ramping up their investments in the U.K.’s student accommodation market.

More than one-third of deals for student property in 2021 so far have been financed by private equity,

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Latest News - 16 March 2021

Real Estate Investment

Sunway RE Capital, MBU Capital launch UK student housing fund. Three-year fund seeded with assets and equity worth £110m

The real estate investment and fund management arm of Malaysian conglomerate Sunway and MBU Capital have created a fund to invest in the UK student housing sector.

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Press Release - 27 January 2021

MBU Capital completes Ben’s Creek Carbon mine acquisition

In this press release, MBU Capital announces the successful acquisition of Ben’s Creek Carbon mine.

Set over approximately 10,000 acres in Wharncliffe, West Virginia, USA, Ben’s Creek Carbon mine holds an estimated 22 million tonnes of metallurgical coal reserves..

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Latest News - 08 Apr 2020

Financial Investment Highlights

Making the right moves in Permitted Development

The government is planning a major increase in Permitted Development (PD) in a bid to ‘get Britain building’. But with many existing schemes being criticised for poor quality and tiny residential units which do not meet buyers’ and renters’ needs, how will developers respond to meet the government’s expectations?

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Latest News - 08 January 20

Digital house sales revolution kicks off within new-build sales sector

First fully-digital sales progressions.

The advent of super-fast digital-only house sales has taken a huge step forward after developer and property investment firm MBU Capital became the first to sell new-builds using a digitised end-to-end conveyancing process late last year at a Stevenage development.

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Latest News - 07 June 19

Addison Lee sold to MBU Capital for £22.75m

Global investment house MBU Capital has agreed terms and exchanged contracts.

The property at 17-37 William Road, NW1, was put on the market by a private family office.

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