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Edward Rishty

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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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Real Estate

United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

The ‘outstanding’ team at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is ‘extremely knowledgeable about industry trends and market standards’ and ‘very aware of the nuances of each client’s platform’, and the firm is ‘very well informed about transactional activity across the industry, thus giving it the ability to provide unique and valuable insights’. The group handles a range of property acquisitions and dispositions as well as joint ventures, leasing transactions, financings and major development projects, and the firm’s clients include a mix of private equity funds, financial institutions and publically traded corporations, among others. On the lender side, the practice recently acted for JP Morgan Asset Management as adviser to a domestic pension fund on its establishment of a joint venture with L&L Holding, established for the purpose of investment into New York-based real estate. The team also represented Third Point in its joint venture with Normandy Real Estate Partners to develop a property at Dumbo Heights, Brooklyn, and advised Westfield on its acquisition of three department stores across the US. Key partner Edward Rishty is ‘extremely responsive’ and provides ‘sound and well-informed recommendations in a timely and efficient manner’, and is ‘especially recommended for complicated and time-sensitive financings, where he always delivers exceptional results’. Corporate partners Nicole Levin Mesard and Peter Irwin are also recommended.

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