Representation of a client in the structuring and formation of three real estate funds for a total offering of up to $300 million, to focus on real estate projects in select U.S. markets, the Caribbean and the emerging markets of the Middle East and North Africa.
Representation of a client in the structuring and formation of a private equity fund for a total offering of up to $150 million, for investment in diversified fine art objects.
Representation of a development group in the private placement of limited partnership interests in connection with the development of a $48 million retail and office condominium project.
Representation of a newly formed private equity fund in a $10 million private placement offering.
Representation of a de-novo bank in a $10 million private placement of capital stock.
Representation of a petroleum exchange company in a series of equity raises in excess of $10 million.
Representation of a privately held medical device company in various rounds of preferred stock investments by a venture capital firm.
Representation of a group of privately held partnerships holding in excess of $500 million in commercial real estate in the restructuring of the partners' interests in the partnerships.
Representation of a automobile products manufacturer in the sale of all its assets for $30 million to a privately held Japanese company.
Representation of a privately held bottling company in the $20 million refinancing of a revolving loan.
Representation of a U.S.-based multinational in the sale of its U.S. operations, via an asset sale, valued in excess of $15 million.
Representation of a client in the sale of its furniture manufacturing company for $14 million to a private equity firm.
Representation of a privately held automobile parts manufacturer in a cross border joint venture with a publicly held South Korean metals manufacturer.
Representation of a U.S. corporation in the purchase of a competitor's operations in Mexico, via an asset purchase.
Representation of a Miami-based aircraft repair station in the sale of its operations to a publicly traded company, and the negotiation of the management team's buy-out.
Representation of a Spanish-based telecommunications and information systems company in establishing its U.S. subsidiary to oversee its operations in the Americas and Canada.
Representation of a 50% percent shareholder in a shareholder and management buy-out of a Florida mortgage lender with a mortgage servicing portfolio of over $7 million.
Representation of a privately-held company in its acquisition, via a share exchange, of a publicly traded shell company.
Representation of a publicly traded company in the acquisition of acute care hospitals in Louisiana.
Representation of an operating division in the worldwide restructuring of a corporation's operations, with an emphasis in analyzing asset allocation and indemnity implications.
Representation of an offshore corporation in a restructuring of its operations, involving material modifications to its organizational documents necessitating board approval, and the approval of over 100 entity-shareholders based throughout the world.
Representation of a corporation in the private placement of its equity and debt securities exceeding $60 million.
Representation of a corporation in securing a trade credit facility in excess of $65 million.
Representation of a corporation in securing a $30 million asset-based credit facility.
Representation of the foreign subsidiaries of a U.S. parent in securing a $24 million asset-based credit facility.
Representation of a mortgage lender and servicer in securing warehousing and working lines of credit in excess of $15 million.
Representation of an owner-user logistics company in the closing of a $3 million loan for the purchase of a warehouse and trucking facility.
Representation of an airplane parts supplier in securing a working line of credit in excess of $2 million.
Real Estate Transactions
Representation of a national commercial real estate development company in negotiations with local government entities in connection with a $144 million private bond issuance for the financing of construction of a state-of-the-art parking facility, as a component of a $240 million purchase transaction in downtown Miami.
Representation of a privately held company in relation to the sale of two buildings in NYC's Times Square for over $100 million.
Representation of an investor group in the structuring of its project entity and the preparation of its governing documents, in relation to the proposed development of a $50 million land parcel in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Representation of a developer in the closing of a $48 million construction loan for a commercial project in South Florida.
Representation of a developer in the closing of a $23 million condo conversion project in Miami.
Representation of a developer in the formation of a joint venture with a Caribbean government for the acquisition of a 35-acre land parcel to be developed as resort-styled residences and hotel.
Representation of an investor group in the proposed purchase of a $30 million land parcel in the Dominican Republic for the development of resort-styled residences and hotel.
Representation of a retail complex in a $26 million refinancing of real estate debt.
Representation of a foreign investor group in the acquisition of over $22 million of office and retail property.
Representation of a private lender in the refinancing of first and second debt positions in excess of $25 million.
Representation of a joint venture in the closing of a $6.5 million bridge financing transaction, as part of the restructuring of the joint venture and re-entitlement of a commercial development project.
Representation of a luxury residential developer in the acquisition, development, sale and closing of a $10.5 million Miami Beach waterfront home, which at the time of closing represented one of the highest residential sales prices in the history of Miami-Dade County.
Representation of two commercial property owners involved in the entertainment industry in their acquisition of a building adjacent to parcels already owned by the clients' principal, which acquisition involved a new acquisition loan, the refinancing of an existing $9.7 million loan, and the renewal and modification of various loan and mortgage instruments. The Firm assisted in the replatting of four distinct commercial properties into one contiguous parcel as part of the representation.
Representation of a foreign investor in its investment in a Florida-based real estate vulture fund.
Representation of a developer in the negotiation of a management and franchise agreement with a luxury hotel brand.
Representation of a foreign investor in its proposed investment in a Florida-based real estate vulture fund.
Representation of a foreign investor in the purchase of non-performing residential mortgage pools .
Provided tax planning advice to the purchaser of a cooperative housing corporation in connection with its stock purchase of the cooperative for $510 million.
Representation of a large private equity firm in a variety of tax matters, including pre-IPO tax planning, investment restructurings in cross border transactions, and portfolio investments in CFCs and PFICs.
Representation of an automobile dealer in a $20 million reverse 1031 tax-free exchange.
Representation of a professional baseball player in an IRS Tax Court dispute obtaining a substantial reduction of taxes and penalties owned to the IRS.
Representation of a major real estate developer in capital gains tax and state documentary stamp tax planning.
Representation of one of the nation's largest home builders in a state documentary stamp tax dispute with the Florida Department of Revenue arising from inter-company real estate transfers.
Other Commercial Transactions
Representation of a wireless telecommunications company in the negotiation of a master distribution agreement for Latin America with a leading original equipment manufacturer.
Representation of a corporation in the negotiation of a software licensing and services agreement with a South American telephone operator.
Representation of a corporation in the negotiation of a petroleum-related services agreement with a South American national oil company (NOC).
Representation of a corporation in the negotiation of sponsorship rights in premier soccer tournaments in Latin America.
Representation of a corporation in the negotiation of sponsorship rights to several of the largest concert tours and other high profile events throughout Latin America.
Representation of a corporation in the negotiation of a strategic marketing agreement with one of the largest Internet portals.
Representation of a corporation in the lease of satellite transmission service.
Representation of a privately held media company in a joint venture with the world's leading rental car company for the supply of content loaded hand held video devices.