Montagu Evans
5 Bolton Street
London, United Kingdom W1J 8BA
t+44 020 7312 7459
Craig
McPhail
Partner, Capital Markets

Specialties: Capital Markets, Health Care / Medical, Hospitality

Scope of Service Experience
Craig provides a full range of development and investment consultancy advice, specialising in the acquisition, disposal and funding of a variety of investment projects throughout the UK.

Craig’s current focus is on annuity-style investments including major corporate sale and leasebacks, local authority car parks and university student accommodation.

With over 10 years experience and strong attention to detail, Craig adopts a proactive and hands on approach ensuring a smooth transaction process.

Passionate, erudite and driven to provide the best advice to his client, Craig has a strong reputation for integrity and confidentiality and is an exceptional example of the entrepreneurial, self breed of Partner within Montagu Evans.

Areas of Interest

•Alternative Sectors
•Investment Acquisitions and Disposals.
•Development Funding Agreements.
•Development Consultancy.
•Occupational Consultancy and Asset Management.
•IRR Cash flow and Development Appraisal analysis.
Transaction History
Carlton Street Car Park, Weston-Super-Mare – December 2012
Advised PRUPIM on the “off market” purchase of a 381 space Carlton Street Car Park, Weston-Super Mare, adjacent to the Dolphin Square Shopping Centre.
The property was underlet to North Somerset Council on a new 45 year FRI lease with annual rental increases to RPI. On expiry of the lease terms, the long leasehold interest reverts back to the council for £1
Producing a Profit Rent of circa £200,000 per annum to North Somerset District Council
The purchase price of £9,500,000, represents a NIY of 3.78%

Former Public Car Park, Madeira Road, Bournemouth –March 2013
Advised PRUPIM on the “off market” purchase of a 378 student accommodation development in Bournemouth.
The property was underlet to Bournemouth Borough Council on a new 26.5 year FRI lease with annual rental increases to RPI. On expiry of the lease terms, the long leasehold interest reverts back to the council for £1
The property was sub underlet to the Arts University Bournemouth on a new 25 year FRI lease terms.
Producing a Profit Rent of circa £156,000 per annum to Bournemouth Borough Council
The purchase price of £22,625,000, represents a NIY of 4.78%

Deaconess House, Edinburgh
Craig advised the MACE Real Estate on their successful competitive tender of a former NHS hospital/office. He secured planning consent for redevelopment as student accommodation and went on to negotiate forward funding to the University of Edinburgh for £26 million.