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Real Estate Finance

Structuring successful real estate finance and securitization transactions requires deep market knowledge and transactional experience. Paul Hastings can help.

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Client Successes

Advised GE Capital as lender and agent in a US$3B seller financing loan facility, one of the largest real estate financings ever in Latin America

Represented Ivanhoé Cambridge in the purchase of the Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village apartment complex, the largest apartment complex in Manhattan

Represented Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China in the formation of a joint venture with Blumberg Investment Partners to invest in long-term, high-quality net-leased assets across the U.S.

A Leading Real Estate Finance Team

We represent both lenders and borrowers in the full spectrum of financings—from conventional commercial loans to sophisticated capital market and securitized transactions. Our team has the finance and debt capital markets experience and industry knowledge to represent clients in every type of financing structure.

Wide-Ranging Finance Experience

  • We have advised on some of the most significant real estate finance and securitization transactions around the world, including the first true publicly offered CMBS in Europe since 2007 and the first European CMBS deal to extend the maturity dates on CMBS notes.
  • We advised on the first non-recourse real estate loans completed in Japan, as well as some of the first NPL bulk auctions, acquisitions, and financings completed in China, Japan, and the Asia Pacific region.
  • We closely follow changes that affect the CMBS industry, providing clients with in-depth knowledge of the new standards for special purpose entity covenants and structures that comply with REMIC and rating agency rules and regulations.
  • Our global reach uniquely positions us to support our clients’ real estate finance needs across borders.

Recognition for our Real Estate Finance Practice

  • Ranked a First Tier Firm for Real Estate by Legal 500 USA—every year since 2011
  • Awarded Law Firm of the Year in Asia for Fund Formation, and ranked second in Fund Formation in Europe and Transactions in Asia, in the Global PERE Awards
  • Named Real Estate Law Firm of the Year by Asian Legal Business

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