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$1 Billion Real Estate Acquisition by Joint Venture

Newhall Land & Farming Company/Lennar Corporation/LNR Corporation
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 vehicles, a sale of $250 million of assets, and related refinancings for the merger and sales transactions.
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Alan D. Axelrod

Alan D. Axelrod

Partner
Brian L. Bilzin

Brian L. Bilzin

Founding Partner
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