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Peter Irwin

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The quality of legal services fromDebevoise & Plimpton LLP is ‘always top notch’ and the practice has a strong private equity and investment manager following that includes the likes of Beacon Capital partners and TPG Real Estate. The team was once again busy on behalf of key client JPMorgan Asset Management, with Peter Irwin advising on the joint venture acquisition and financing of Ink Block, a mixed-used project located in Boston, and Edward Rishty assisting with the acquisition and financing of 850 Lake Shore Drive, located in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago. The team was also active on behalf of foreign investors, including sovereign wealth funds, and Nicole Levin Mesard continued to handle a number of transactions for Westfield Corporation; Levin represented Westfield in its $600m mortgage financing secured by Westfield San Francisco Centre and Westfield Emporium, both in San Francisco. In other work, Rishty represented Carmel Partners in connection with engaging Greystar Real Estate Partners as the property manager and leasing agent for substantially all of the properties in Carmel’s real estate portfolio. All named attorneys are based in New York.

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