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Press, Corporate

Sklar Kirsh Co-Chairman Jeff Sklar on Advisory Board to the New LLS Transactional Lawyering Institute

Sklar Kirsh Co-Chairman Jeff Sklar joins the Advisory Board for the Transactional Lawyering Institute of Loyola Law School.

Press, Entertainment & Media

Hillel Elkins to Handle Business and Legal Affairs for the Film “TIGER MOM”

Sklar Kirsh Partner Hillel Elkins will handle business and legal affairs for the film “TIGER MOM”, a U.S.-China co-production.

Press, Real Estate

Sklar Kirsh Expands its Real Estate Department with Mark A. Hikin

Sklar Kirsh continues the expansion of its Real Estate Department with the addition of Associate Mark A. Hikin.

Press, Real Estate

Sklar Kirsh Closes Over $1 Billion in Real Estate Transactions in the Third Quarter of 2019

Sklar Kirsh had an active third quarter representing clients in real estate acquisitions, sales, leasing, and financing transactions totaling over $1 billion.

Press, Corporate

Jeff Sklar Named Los Angeles Business Journal Leader in Law Nominee

Sklar Kirsh Co-Chairman Jeffrey Sklar has been selected as a nominee for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law Awards.

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Recent Deals & Decisions

Press, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

Trivinity dba Datassential Research / Project Demeter

Represented Datassential, the leading provider of data, intelligence and market research to the food service industry, in its significant growth investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm investing in the information economy. The investment represents the first institutional capital into Datassential and positions the company to continue its rapid growth while supporting the expansion of its client services team, staff of analysts and experts, sales and marketing capabilities and new product innovation. Read more about the Datassential deal.

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

HHS Construction / Congruex Sale

Represented HHS Construction, LLC and HHS Communications, LLC, a leading provider of infrastructure services to major telecommunications and cable providers primarily in Southern California and adjacent geographies, in its sale to Congruex LLC, a national end-to-end provider of design, engineering, construction, construction management and maintenance services to broadband service providers. See the HHS Construction sale.

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

Knitting Factory / Space Land Transaction

Represented Live Nation Entertainment in connection with its acquisition of Los Angeles-based concert promoter Spaceland Presents, including its local music venues Echoplex, the Echo and the Regent.

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals & Decisions, Real Estate

Benedict Canyon Equities, Inc. / Sale of Santa Fe Ridge

Represented Benedict Canyon Equities, Inc., in connection with the sale of Santa Fe Ridge Apartments, a 240-unit multi-family apartment building located in Silverdale, Washington, to a subsidiary of JRK Properties, Inc., for $56,500,000.  Buyer was represented by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

Delray Lighting Incorporated / Stone Arch Transaction 2019 (Confidential)

Represented a lighting fixture manufacturer in connection with the sale of its assets to a private equity buyer for a purchase price of $15,000,000.

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals & Decisions, 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.

Recent Deals & Decisions, Financings, Real Estate

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).

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals & Decisions, Real Estate

11434 Pico Blvd Apts Investors – Acquisition

Represented 11434 Pico Boulevard Apartments Investors, LLC in connection with its acquisition of property on Pico Boulevard in West Los Angeles that is intended to be redeveloped with multi-family housing. The acquisition also included the negotiation of a buy-out of the existing lease with the night club tenant. The buyer is a joint venture between an affiliate of our client, ADC Real Estate Group, Ltd., and an affiliate of Strand Advisors, represented by SSL Law Firm LLP. The joint venture obtained a one-year (with two, six-month extensions) $7,100,000 acquisition loan from Comerica Bank, who was represented by Sheppard Mullin.

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  • “For several years, I have worked with Sklar Kirsh for my M&A and other corporate law needs.  They are practical and creative lawyers and have guided me through several major transactions with a steady hand and clear focus on my goals.”
    — Mark Mickelson, Managing Partner of Next Point Capital, Chairman of Art Brand Studios & Chairman of Next Point Bearing Group

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