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Representative Matters

AXA IM Alts and its Affiliates in one of the Largest Industrial Portfolio Acquisitions of 2020

Representation of AXA IM Alts and its affiliates in one of the largest industrial portfolio acquisitions of 2020. The portfolio consists of 27 assets in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Central New Jersey, Dallas, South Florida, Southern New Jersey and Atlanta. In a significant step in its strategy to grow a U.S. wide logistics platform, AXA IM Alts, on behalf of clients and through a joint venture with Cabot Properties, Inc., acquired the 7,984,000 s/f portfolio for approximately $875 million, through a share purchase of a REIT previously managed by Cabot Properties. Representation included all matters related to property diligence, structuring, joint venture, purchase, financing, tax and environmental considerations of the property, including tax and structuring issues relating to cross-border investments.

Gordon Brothers' Acquisition of Durkin Group

Representation of Gordon Brothers, the global asset experts, in their acquisition of Durkin Group, a professional services firm that provides field examination and diligence services to lenders, investors, and operators in North America. The investment enhances Gordon Brothers’ suite of service offerings to assist companies throughout their lifecycle, complements the firm’s valuation, disposition and capital services, and expands its expertise to better serve clients.

Banking and Finance Services for Banks

Representation of banks in a variety of transactions for midcap, middle market, commercial real estate, syndications, asset management and not-for-profit groups.

International Retailers Expanding to North America

Representation of foreign retailers in connection with their expansion into North America.

Real Estate Development Company Credit Facility for Cross-Border Construction Financing

Acted as agent for a syndicated, multicurrency credit facility for cross-border construction financing for construction and real estate development company with offices in the US, UK and Ireland.

Audax Private Equity Platform Sales in Energy, Education and Retail Industries

Representation of Audax Private Equity in connection with platform sales in the energy, education and retail industries.