Real Estate Equity Investments and Joint Ventures
In recent years, real estate equity investments and joint ventures – in which investment banks and funds invest directly in real estate projects with local development firms, both in the U.S. and around the world – have become an increasingly important part of the real estate investment arena.
Served as lead advisers on more post-credit crunch CMBS transactions than any other London-based team
Advised Ivanhoé Cambridge on its US$1.5B investment in a joint venture with Goldman, Sachs & Co., Greystar Real Estate Partners, and a confidential investor in a portfolio of 27 high-quality, multi-residential properties.
Represented Sekisui House, the largest home builder in Japan, on its strategic entry into the U.S. real estate market via a joint venture with Newland Real Estate Group to develop approximately 1,200 homes near Houston.
Represented GI Partners in its equity investment in Waypoint Real Estate Group, the leading U.S. acquirer of distressed, single-family properties.
Innovative Counsel for Real Estate Investments
Our lawyers have the industry knowledge and deal experience to effectively structure the investment and ownership vehicles our clients require, including joint ventures, limited liability companies, and partnerships.
We help our clients establish innovative structures to facilitate the acquisition and development of commercial, residential, recreational, and hotel projects throughout the U.S.
We have played a leading role in developing structures that comply with UBTI and ERISA for pension funds and tax-exempt investors.
Real Estate & REIT Law Firm of the YearChina Business Law Journal
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