Transition of Successful Real Estate Business to Broader Ownership Model

Institutional Real Estate Investment and Development Firm

Corporate restructuring of 25-year-old institutional real estate investment and development firm that has managed more than a billion dollars in assets. Assisted with the development of a "shared vision" by company stakeholders who held somewhat disparate views. Creation of a consensus corporate structure that allowed the business to transition to a broader ownership model without which the company's continued existence could have been imperiled.

Representation of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a $2 billion reverse takeover transaction that saw the SPAC merge with a private equity-backed producer of firefighting chemicals. Advised client on relatedreorganization matters, corporate governance, and shareholder agreements.
Representation of debtor in possession in the chapter 11 case of Cabi Downtown LLC, the owner of an 849-unit condominium project owing over $250 million to a bank consortium, defaulting unit purchasers, trade creditors, and its general contractor. The case was the first large condominium filing in S...
Representation of joint venture comprised of two former NYSE companies in $1 billion acquisition by merger of The Newhall Land & Farming Company, former owner of 47,000 acres of land in several states including California. We handled the corporate restructuring of the acquisition and financing v...