Paul Hastings Represents Sterling Organization in Forming First Fund

January 09, 2013

New York, NY - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Sterling Organization, a privately owned retail real estate investment and services company headquartered in Palm Beach, FL , in forming its first fund, Sterling Value Add Partners, LP, which has received total capital commitments of $138 million, exceeding their target of $125 million.

The fund is seeking to invest in fundamentally sound grocery anchored shopping centers and power centers in major markets with dense populations, high traffic counts, high barriers to entry and low anchor rental rates that have a value-add component. With leverage, it is expected that the fund will have investment buying power of $400 million.

Lawrence Hass, the global head of Paul Hastings Private Investment Fund Practice Group, led the firms efforts on the formation of the fund, aided by tax partner Andrew Short and associates Jonathan Panek, Lauren Waxman and Matthew Brigham.

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