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Co-Founder, Andrew Kirsh, Featured on the Data to Deals Podcast
Press

Andrew Kirsh, Co-Chairman and Founding Partner of Sklar Kirsh LLP, was featured on Sean Fulp’s podcast, Data to Deals, where they discussed real estate syndications. Andrew and Sean break down three skill sets you need as a real estate entrepreneur, how you can transact bigger deals through leverage, and where capital wants to be right now.

Co-Founder, Jeff Sklar, Named as One of The Best Lawyers in America 2021
Press

Sklar Kirsh’s co-founder, Jeffrey A. Sklar, has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2021 for his work in Corporate Law.

Platinum Equity Expands Entertainment Portfolio With Acquisition Of Deluxe Entertainment’s Distribution Business
Press, Entertainment & Media

Sklar Kirsh represented CineVizion in its sale to Platinum Equity, as part of Platinum’s larger acquisition of Deluxe Entertainment’s distribution business.  The transaction reunites CineVizion’s founders Cyril Drabinsky and Warren Stein, the former long-time CEO and COO of Deluxe, back in those roles.

Partner Justin Goldstein Selected as one of the Most Influential Business Leaders in Los Angeles
Press

Sklar Kirsh’s Litigation Practice Group Chair, Justin M. Goldstein, has been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal with its LA500 Award.

Client Alert: Has the Coronavirus Outbreak Excused Performance in Real Estate Contracts?
Press, Real Estate

The impacts of COVID-19 have changed the world. It comes as no surprise that it has also greatly impacted the real estate markets. In this newly published article, Andrew Kirsh and Mark Hikin detail whether the Coronavirus outbreak has excused performance in real estate contracts.

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Recent Deals & Decisions

Sullivan, Brian / NEP Executive Employment Agreement
Corporate, Recent Deals & Decisions

Represented media executive, Brian Sullivan, in connection with the negotiation of his executive compensation package to become Chief Executive Officer of NEP Group, Inc., a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group. Read about the deal here.

CineVizion / Platinum Sale
Press, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals & Decisions

Sklar Kirsh represented CineVizion in its sale to Platinum Equity, as part of Platinum’s larger acquisition of Deluxe Entertainment’s distribution business.  The transaction reunites CineVizion’s founders Cyril Drabinsky and Warren Stein, the former long-time CEO and COO of Deluxe, back in those roles. Read about the deal here.

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.

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.

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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    — Jarrod Dogan, CEO of Hybrid Promotions, LLC

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