GVA is a leading real estate advisory business with 15 offices and 1,500 staff in the UK, Ireland and Poland.
With its in-depth understanding of the market, supported by a leading research capability, GVA advises private businesses and the public sector on the whole real estate lifecycle. GVA is an independent group under the ownership of EQT Partners.
On 8 November 2018, Canadian real estate business, Avison Young and global private-equity firm EQT Partners, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Avison Young to acquire GVA in a transformational deal. Avison Young will combine GVA with Avison Young’s existing UK operations. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2019.