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Andrew Kirsh Appeared on The Real Market Podcast with Chris Rising

Andrew Kirsh appeared on the The Real Market Podcast with Chris Rising, a podcast focusing on current topics in the commercial real estate industry.  In the episode released on January 17, 2019, Kirsh explores a variety of topics, ranging from market trends to the new legislation on Qualified Opportunity Zones.

Press, Corporate

Sklar Kirsh Expands to OC Office and Welcomes Jeffery Richbourg

Sklar Kirsh has opened a new office in Orange County, located at 200 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 300, Irvine, California.  Jeffery Richbourg, the firm’s newest Corporate Associate with a deep specialty in executing high stakes mergers and acquisitions, will join Real Estate colleague Adrian Boddie in the new office.

Press, Litigation

Sklar Kirsh Adds Enrique Monagas to Expand Its Litigation Practice

Sklar Kirsh adds to its Litigation Practice with Senior Counsel Enrique A. Monagas, who helped legalize same-sex marriage in California and became a Deputy Attorney General prior to joining Sklar Kirsh.

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.

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Recent Deals

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

The Lighthouse Group / Cedars at Elm Hill

Represented The Cedars at Elm Hill, LLC, an affiliate of The Lighthouse Group, in its sale of a multi-family residential project located in Nashville Tennessee known as The Cedars at Elm Hill Apartments for a purchase price of $50,500,000.  Seller was represented by Leclair Ryan in Norfolk, Virginia.

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

Calida Group / Pointe at Centennial

Represented Centennial Owner North, LLC and Centennial Owner South, LLC, both affiliates of The Calida Group, in their acquisition of large multi-family residential project known as Pointe at Centennial located in Las Vegas, Nevada for a total purchase price of $100,000,000.  The acquisition included a joint venture between our client and AIG, as well as an acquisition loan in the amount of $78,905,000 from PGIM Real Estate U.S. Debt Fund REIT, LLC.  Seller was represented by the Gromet Law Group.  AIG was represented by Goodwin Procter LLP and PGIM was represented by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals

Bandai / Acquisition of Nippon Imports LLC

Represented Bandai Namco Holdings USA Inc. in its $26.1 million acquisition of an 80% controlling stake in the business of Nippon Imports, LLC, a collectible toy sales company.  The new joint venture will operate as Bandai Namco Collectibles LLC d/b/a Bluefin.

Recent Deals, Real Estate, Financings

Lyon Communities / The George Loan

Represented Lyon Living in connection with the refinancing of an existing loan (senior and mezz) on “The George”, a residential apartment community located in Anaheim, California.  The refinancing consisted of a $95,600,000 senior loan from HFF (represented by Moss & Barnett), and a $11,520,000 preferred equity investment from Fundrise West Coast Opportunistic REIT, LLC (represented by Ballard Spahr).

Joint Ventures, Recent Deals, Real Estate, Financings

Mosaic Real Estate Investors, LLC / Alchemy Preferred Equity

Represented Mosaic Real Estate Investors, LLC (“Mosaic”) in connection with a $29,000,000 hybrid preferred equity investment in Mosaic Aetna Springs Resorts JV, LLC, a joint venture between Mosaic and Alchemy Resorts, LLC, for the purpose of a 3,520 acre luxury resort property in Napa County, California, which is comprised of an 80 key resort village, 44 residential properties, multiple vineyards and a 9-hole golf course.  Alchemy Resorts was represented by DLA Piper.

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.

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.

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.

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