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Ropes & Gray LLP, Daniel Stanco, New York, USA

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Daniel Stanco

Ropes & Gray LLP


Dan Stanco, a partner in Ropes & Gray’s real estate investments & transactions group, focuses his practice on real estate joint ventures, investments and finance for all asset classes. Throughout his career, Dan has represented a broad range of clients, including institutional real estate investors, private equity funds, hedge funds, public REITs, developers, investment and commercial banks, and domestic and foreign investors in complex U.S. and international real estate transactions. Dan has extensive experience in advising clients in capital markets transactions, repurchase facilities, joint ventures, co-investments, distressed acquisitions and restructurings, mortgage and mezzanine financings, hotel management, condominium developments, leasing and portfolio transactions. In addition, Dan is actively involved in multiple charitable initiatives as a member of the board of directors of The Feed Foundation, counsel to a New York City charter school and former advisor to various foundations supported by the United Nations and Clinton Global Initiative.

United States

Real estate

Within: Next generation lawyers

Daniel Stanco - Ropes & Gray LLP

Within: Real estate

The β€˜excellent attorneys’ at Ropes & Gray LLP have β€˜a strong work ethic’, β€˜are highly knowledgeable in their fields and are able to take on complex transactions in a practical and business-oriented way’. The team handles the full range of investment-related issues, advising on tax structuring, ground leases, and debt and equity financing structures for various projects. It also advises on environmental issues associated with project development, such as permitting, regulatory compliance and the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites. Recent work includes representing Blackstone Mortgage Trust as borrower, securing $12bn in repurchase and secured credit facilities to finance a mortgage loan portfolio; advising TPG Capital on its $1.8bn sale of portfolio company IASIS Healthcare to Steward Health Care System; and acting for American Industrial Partners in its acquisition and disposition of enterprises with significant environmental footprints. London-based Iain Morpeth leads the global real estate team and David Djaha is the key figure in New York, advising on global investments and transactions. Richard Gordet and Walter McCabe are the names to note in Boston, and β€˜rising star’ Daniel Stanco is based in New York.

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