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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.

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.

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Recent Deals

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.

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

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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    — Eddie Ring, New Standard Equities, Inc.

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