Assisted with the formation of a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) as an investment vehicle for third-party investors seeking to invest in United States real estate. Representation included restructuring five existing investment funds to allow for the consolidation of all of the funds' investments into the REIT, with the ultimate goal of taking the REIT public.
Representation of B piece and special servicer clients, handling in excess of $130billion in 2.0 CMBSsecuritizations.
Representation of an energy company in its $9.45 billion all-cash acquisition of another energy company, resulting in the creation of the largest utility holding company in the United States.
Handled the sale of over 2,000 REOs, with aggregate purchase prices in the billions of dollars, through both the negotiation and closing of individual sales and the structuring and sale by auction of multiple properties. The largest was approximately $216 million, which was the sale of a major hotel...