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Paul Hastings Represents BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo Securities as Joint Book Runners In Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.'s $257 Million Follow-On Public Offering Of Class A Common Stock

January 14, 2014
New York, NY - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo Securities as joint book-running managers for Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.’s (NYSE: BXMT) public offering of class A common stock.

Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc., a real estate finance company that primarily originates and purchases senior mortgage loans collateralized by properties in the United States and Europe, sold a total of 9,775,000 shares of class A common stock (including the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares) and raised gross proceeds of approximately $257 million. Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. is externally managed by a subsidiary of The Blackstone Group, L.P. 

Michael L. Zuppone and Yariv Katz led the Paul Hastings team, which also included associates Keith Gartner and Donald Boyajian.

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