Handled the tax-related work for a hotel-focused private investment firm that has five large hotels valued at approximately $730 million in its portfolio. Work included structuring hotel acquisitions in a tax efficient manner through joint venture agreements, and negotiating with a fund from Brazil also investing in the portfolio.
Representation of B piece and special servicer clients, handling in excess of $130billion in 2.0 CMBSsecuritizations.
Representation of Oleta Partners, LLC, a joint venture comprised of affiliates of the LeFrak Organization and Turnberry Associates, in the successful negotiation of the long-term ground lease and complicated leasehold financing for a 185-acre brownfields redevelopment site in the City of North Miami...
Representation of an energy companyin its $9.45 billion all-cash acquisition of another energycompany, resulting in the creation of the largest utility holding company in the United States.