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Vinson & Elkins LLP

2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE NW, SUITE 500 WEST, WASHINGTON, DC 20037-1701, USA
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Gregory Cope

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Vinson & Elkins LLP

Work Department

M&A/Capital Markets

Position

Partner

Career

Greg focuses his practice on representing issuers and underwriters in public and private securities offerings, representing public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, representing issuers and dealer managers in tender offers, advising public company clients on corporate governance, SEC compliance, activist investor defense and other corporate law matters, and representing parties in connection with the formation of real estate joint ventures. He also has represented clients in connection with public non-traded REITs completing a passive listing of common stock on the New York Stock Exchange and also internalizing management. Greg has represented clients in various industries, with a particular focus on property and mortgage real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other real estate-related, specialty finance and financial services companies.


United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Vinson & Elkins LLP's 'practice is very knowledgeable, always available and really excels at structuring and problem solving'. It covers regulatory, financial and tax matters, IPOs, offerings of equity and debt securities, restructurings, going-private transactions, and UpREIT and DownREIT partnership structures; the team has also worked on numerous M&A deals involving REITs. It advised the TPG-backed TPG RE Finance Trust on its $233m common stock IPO. The principal advisers are Richmond's Daniel LeBey, New York-based David Freed, Houston's David Oelman and Matthew Strock, and, in Washington DC, tax expert Christopher Mangin Jr, Gregory Cope and Christopher Green.

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