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Fried Frank advises on every aspect of public and private REITs including M&A, IPOs, tax and governance issues for issuers, underwriters, partnerships, boards of directors and management teams across every type of real estate company.

Widely recognized as a market leader, our deeply experienced team provides sophisticated counsel on the most complex matters. We are business-oriented problem solvers who work closely with specialist colleagues in our capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, tax, and real estate practices to address specific and challenges as they arise.

We build long-term relationships with clients that help them achieve their business goals, and excel at finding solutions that are practical and help deals get done. We leverage our deep REIT experience to identify issues early in the process, focus on effective solutions and help clients get to market quickly.

Our team has advised on more than 30 REIT IPOs and represented clients in three of the four largest REIT IPOs in history, including the US$2.6 billion IPO for Paramount Group, Inc., the largest ever. We also represent clients in all aspects of M&A, including Public M&A, going private, spin-offs, joint ventures, activist defence, special committee, unsolicited bids, carve outs, and financial advisor representations.

Given that compliance with the complex technical federal tax requirements is critical for REIT transactions, our tax team plays an integral role in structuring REIT transactions as well as day-to-day operations.

We are proud to be seen as a trusted advisor by clients and have developed long-standing relationships with general counsels at many publicly-traded REITs. These relationships provide many benefits, including enabling us to better anticipate client goals and successfully execute transactions.

Fried Frank advises on every aspect of public and private REITs including M&A, IPOs, tax and governance issues for issuers, underwriters, partnerships, boards of directors and management teams across every type of real estate company.

Widely recognized as a market leader, our deeply experienced team provides sophisticated counsel on the most complex matters. We are business-oriented problem solvers who work closely with specialist colleagues in our capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, tax, and real estate practices to address specific and challenges as they arise.

We build long-term relationships with clients that help them achieve their business goals, and excel at finding solutions that are practical and help deals get done. We leverage our deep REIT experience to identify issues early in the process, focus on effective solutions and help clients get to market quickly.

Our team has advised on more than 30 REIT IPOs and represented clients in...