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Experience Highlights

  • Bluerock Residential Growth REIT as special tax counsel in its $3.6 billion acquisition by affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate and the spin-off its single-family rental business into Bluerock Homes Trust, a newly formed REIT

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in its $3.1 billion sale to Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.

  • Jera Asset Management and Setzer Properties in the formation of a joint venture with the Australian Superannuation Pension Fund, including the roll-up of a seed portfolio of net leased trucking terminal and logistics properties valued at approximately $500 million into the joint venture

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in its $370 million contribution of its U.S. distribution and logistics properties to a joint venture with the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario

  • Global Medical REIT in its $18.1 million acquisition of Inter-American Management resulting in a management internalization

  • Preferred Apartment Communities in its $179 million internalization of Preferred Apartment Advisors and NMP Advisors

  • New York Mortgage Trust in its $50 million investment in Headlands Asset Management Fund III

  • Alpine Income Property Trust, Inc. in its $143 million initial public offering of common stock

  • TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. in its $233 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Underwriters to Clipper Realty Inc. in its $88 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Global Medical REIT Inc. in its $150 million initial public offering of common stock and all of its subsequent capital markets transactions including five follow-on underwritten public offerings with an approximate transactional value of $343 million; three ATM offerings with an approximate transactional value of $250 million; and its $77 million public offering of Series A cumulative redeemable preferred stock

  • TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc., as special tax counsel, in its $932.4 million collateralized loan obligation (CLO)

  • Owens Realty Mortgage in the activism campaign by Freestone Capital

  • Underwriters to NETSTREIT Corp. in its $233 million Rule 144A offering of common stock; its $259 million initial public offering of common stock; its $204 million public offering of common stock; and its $250 million ATM program; and its $230 million public offering of common stock

  • Underwriters to DiamondRock Hospitality Company in its $200 million ATM program in its $110 million public offering of Series A cumulative redeemable preferred stock

  • Sandpiper Lodging Trust in its REIT formation transactions valued at $83 million; its $20 million private placement of Class A common shares; and its $75 million credit facility 

  • Underwriters to Arlington Asset Investment Corp. in its multiple securities offerings including its $48 million public offering of Class A common stock; two public offerings of Series B and Series C preferred stock with an approximate transactional value of $51 million; two ATM programs with an approximate transactional value of $215 million; and one debt offering with a transactional value of $34 million

  • Initial purchasers in the $500 million offering of senior notes by RLJ Lodging Trust

  • CTO Realty Growth, Inc. in its $75 million public offering of Series A cumulative redeemable preferred stock and its $150 million ATM program

  • Financial advisor to American Finance Trust, Inc. in its direct listing of common stock on Nasdaq

  • Global Medical REIT Inc. in its $150 million initial public offering of common stock and all of its subsequent capital markets transactions including five follow-on underwritten public offerings with an approximate transactional value of $343 million; three ATM offerings with an approximate transactional value of $250 million; and its $77 million public offering of Series A cumulative redeemable preferred stock

  • New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. in its $173 million public offering of common stock

  • Underwriters to Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. in its multiple securities offerings including three equity offerings with an approximate transactional value of $1.8 billion; three debt offerings with an approximate transactional value of $2.6 billion; and four ATM programs with an approximate transactional value of $2.47 billion

  • Ellington Financial Inc. in its $76 million public offering of common stock

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in its $98 million private placement of trust units

  • Underwriters to CubeSmart in its $350 million investment grade offering of senior notes 

  • Underwriters to Urstadt Biddle Properties, Inc. in its $110 million public offering of Series K cumulative redeemable preferred stock

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in the negotiation of programmatic joint ventures

  • Rayonier as special tax counsel in the $554 million acquisition of Pope Resources using an innovative tax-deferred UPREIT structure

  • WPT Industrial REIT in its $730 million acquisition of a portfolio of 26 U.S. distribution and logistics properties and the sale to a syndicate of underwriters, on a bought deal basis, of 14,150,000 Subscription Receipts for approximately $234 million

  • NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. as special tax counsel in its merger with Core Paneuro 2019 13 Sarl

  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company in its $2.2 billion acquisition of InfraREIT

  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Owens Realty Mortgage, a specialty finance REIT, in its $200 million merger with Ready Capital Corporation, a real estate finance company

  • Sandpiper Lodging Trust, a private real estate investment trust (REIT), in its $40 million acquisition of four hotels

  • CYS Investments, an agency mortgage REIT, in its $1.475 billion merger with Two Harbors Investment Corp., a leading hybrid mortgage REIT

  • Special Committee of the Board of Directors of MVP REIT II in the acquisition of MVP REIT by MVP REIT II in a stock-for-stock merger

  • BRG Manager LLC in the internalization of Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc.

  • Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Moody National REIT I in the merger of Moody National REIT I and Moody National REIT II

  • Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust in the $1.9 billion acquisition, with Starwood Capital Group, of Landmark Apartment Trust, a multifamily real estate investment trust

  • TMG Partners in the $106.5 million sale of the company, the external asset manager of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust, resulting in the internalization of the REIT’s asset management function

  • NorthStar Realty Finance in its approximately $16 billion combination with NorthStar Asset Management Group and Colony Capital in an all-stock merger of equals

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