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Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2013

10 January 2013 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (DST)

Do you know the best negotiating strategies in the current real estate M&A market? What are the “hot buttons” for seller, buyer and lender requirements, in the board room, the courts and with the SEC?  What are the factors and legal issues you should analyze with respect to investing in distressed situations? How do the nature and ownership of the entity, and the characteristics of its property and the structuring of the acquisition fit with the current underwriting criteria of lenders? Which provisions in a merger agreement are critical, and which ones are just nice to have? How do you manage your financing sources and your contractual obligations? This one-of-a-kind program will give you the answers to key questions such as these, plus offer a focus on workouts, both before and after the occurrence of the default, as well as look at the sources and the manner in which these deals are being recapitalized. Some of the best transactional lawyers in the country will be on hand to give you cutting-edge tips for our ever-changing marketplace. Make the most of this unique opportunity.

What you will learn

  • How to structure, negotiate and close M&A transactions in the REIT sector
  • How to reconcile the interests of the many constituencies in REIT M&A
  • How to evaluate and address SEC developments relating to the REIT capital markets
  • How to address complex tax issues that are critical to an understanding of REIT M&A transactions
  • How to access REIT equity markets and what to expect during the registration process
  • How to address ownership restrictions, UPREIT structures, cross-border complexities and antitrust concerns when buying or selling a REIT


J. Warren Gorrell, Jr. ~ Hogan Lovells US LLP

Speakers include:
Ana Cristina Arumi ~ Hogan Lovells US LLP
David W. Bonser ~ Hogan Lovells US LLP

CLE-NY Credits
Total Credits:  8.00

PLI New York Center,
810 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street (21st floor)
New York, New York 10019

Seminar is also presented as a webcast. 

10 January 2013
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (DST)

Speaker list

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