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Peter Fischer Speaking at Intelligent Investors Real Estate Conference 2020
Press, Real Estate

Peter Fischer, a Partner in the Real Estate Department, will be speaking at the Intelligent Investors Real Estate Conference 2020. His speech will touch on a variety of topics, including real estate syndication. The conference will take place Saturday, January 25 through Sunday, January 26 at the Sheraton Grand DTLA located at 711 South Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

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

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

Hillel Elkins to Handle Business and Legal Affairs for the Film “TIGER MOM”
Press, Entertainment & Media

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

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

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

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

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

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Recent Deals & Decisions

Trivinity dba Datassential Research / Project Demeter
Press, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

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.

HHS Construction / Congruex Sale
Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

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.

Knitting Factory / Space Land Transaction
Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

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.

Benedict Canyon Equities, Inc. / Sale of Santa Fe Ridge
Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals & Decisions, Real Estate

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.

Delray Lighting Incorporated / Stone Arch Transaction 2019 (Confidential)
Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

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.

Calida Group / Pointe at Centennial
Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals & Decisions, Real Estate

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.

Lyon Communities / The George Loan
Recent Deals & Decisions, Financings, Real Estate

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).

11434 Pico Blvd Apts Investors – Acquisition
Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals & Decisions, Real Estate

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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