Located in one of America’s most historic cities, Vinson & Elkins’ Richmond office is home to a team of lawyers who focus on strategic transactions involving real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other specialty finance companies. Collaborating with lawyers from our Corporate, Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Tax and Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits practices, we provide coordinated counsel on all aspects of a REIT’s formation, operation, and investment strategy.
Our client base includes issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities; acquirers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions; public companies in joint venture formations and other real estate monetization transactions; private equity sponsors in structuring and capitalizing private entities that plan to go public in REIT form; and companies, management teams, and boards on corporate governance and SEC compliance matters. Lawyers in our
Richmond office are regularly recognized as among the best in their fields in surveys by leading publications, including Chambers USA, Legal 500 U.S., and Latin Lawyer