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Press, Corporate, Entertainment & Media

Michael Rosner Recognized in Variety’s Dealmakers Impact Report

Michael Rosner was included in Variety’s “Dealmakers Impact Report 2018,” an entertainment industry list of “behind-the scenes power players.” Variety brought attention to Rosner’s work representing Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios in acquiring the Weather Channel, P&A loans for three theatrical releases, a receivables credit facility and a syndicated corporate loan, as well as several of his other achievements.

Press, Corporate, Entertainment & Media, Litigation, Real Estate

Sklar Kirsh Recognized Among the Daily Journal’s “Top Boutiques”

Sklar Kirsh was recognized by the Daily Journal as one of California’s “Top Boutique” law firms of 2018, a distinction received by only 20 firms throughout the state. This is the second time the firm has been listed as a Top Boutique.

Press, Corporate, Entertainment & Media, Real Estate

Andrew Kirsh and Michael Rosner Recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as Leaders in Law for 2018

Andrew Kirsh and Michael Rosner were considered for Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2018 Leaders in the Law Awards, which recognizes exceptional Los Angeles attorneys and firms. Kirsh was named a finalist in the Real Estate category, and Rosner was nominated in the Entertainment category.

Press, Real Estate

Peter Fischer Speaking at Intelligent Investors Real Estate Conference 2018

Peter Fischer, a partner in the Real Estate department, will be speaking at the Intelligent Investors Real Estate Conference 2018. His speech will touch on a variety of topics, including real estate syndication. The conference will take place Saturday, November 10 through Sunday, November 11 at the Marina del Rey Marriott located at 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292.

Press, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Real Estate

Andrew Kirsh Featured in Los Angeles Daily Journal Dealmakers

Andrew Kirsh was featured in the Los Angeles Daily Journal “Dealmakers” in connection with his representation of Vista Investment Group and its acquisition of Media Park – a 101,369 square foot office complex located in Santa Monica, California.

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Recent Deals

Corporate, Recent Deals, Partnerships, Equity Financings & Joint Ventures

Beverly Pacific, LLC / DB Coworking Investment

Closed a $2.5 million equity investment by a family office into DB Coworking Holdings Corp., the owner and operator of a chain of collaborative workspace locations.

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

Norman Jacobson Realty Resources, Inc. / The Modern – 6301 West Hampden Avenue

Represented The Jacobson Company (“Jacobson”) in connection with the $41,250,000 acquisition of The Modern Apartments – a 230 unit apartment complex located in Denver, Colorado.  To finance the acquisition, Jacobson assumed two existing Freddie Mac Loans and obtained an additional supplemental loan from Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, LLC.  Lender was represented by Troutman Sanders LLP. 

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

Lowe Enterprises Investment Management, LLC / Sale of 2581 Junction

Represented LEI-VIG Junction Associates LLC, an affiliate of Lowe Enterprises Investment Management, LLC, in its sale of a 92,000 square foot commercial office building located in San Jose, California for a total purchase price of $32,000,000.  The sale included the transfer of a $1,600,000 letter of credit with DNB Bank ASA from Seller to Thin Film ASA, the parent company of the existing tenant at the property.  Tenant was represented by Lubin Olson & Niewaiadowski LLP and Buyer was represented by the Law Offices of Juliana Stamato.

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

Benedict Canyon Equities, Inc. / Avante Acquisition

Represented Benedict Canyon Equities, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of a 428-unit apartment community known as Avante Apartments, located in Phoenix, Arizona. The property was purchased from a subsidiary of Heers Management Company, LLC for $51,500,000. Equity was provided by The Capital Foresight Limited Partnership, which was represented by Jones, Ackerman and Corman LLP, through a tenant-in-common structure due to Capital Foresight’s need to complete a 1031 exchange. Financing in the aggregate amount of $40,000,000 was provided by KeyBank National Association. The Seller was represented by Warner Angle Hallam Jackson & Formanek PLC. Lender was represented by Snell & Wilmer LLP.

Corporate, Entertainment & Media, Recent Deals, Debt Financing

CF Entertainment – Term Loan B

Represented Byron Allen’s company, Allen Media, in connection with a mid-nine figure, syndicated credit facility.

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

Cress Capital/ Cerritos Towne Center

Represented Cress Capital Partners (“Cress”) in connection with their $89,500,000 acquisition of the leasehold interest in 5 properties within the Cerritos Towne Center – a multi-use complex located in Cerritos, California.  The property consists of five separate office buildings totaling 135,763 square feet.  Cress entered into a joint venture with C-III Capital Partners (“C-III”) and the loan to fund the acquisition was provided by ZB, N.A. dba California Bank & Trust (“CB&T”).  CB&T was represented by Bryan Cave, the seller was represented by Holland & Knight, and C-III was represented by Venable.

Corporate, Recent Deals, Family Office

Family Office Loan

Represented our client, a family office, as lead investor in a $5 million Series B investment in a leading online wine distributor. We had previously represented the client in a secured convertible loan which converted into the Series B shares.

Corporate, Entertainment & Media, Film Finance, Recent Deals, Debt Financing

Marvista credit facility

Represented Mar Vista Entertainment in amending and extending its senior secured revolving credit facility.

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  • "I have worked with Sklar Kirsh on more than 20 transactions and they always provide outstanding service, are consistently responsive, and possess strong legal and business knowledge. Protecting the client is their top priority, while they simultaneously appreciate the need to be flexible and fluid in a transaction. Sklar Kirsh brings a deep network of relationships and wealth of experience to each transaction. I especially appreciate their ability to look at a deal from both a legal perspective as well as an investor's."
    — Jonathan Barach, President, Vista Investment Group

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