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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 5TH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10153, USA
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Samuel Zylberberg

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Career

Partner in Weil’s Real Estate practice, boasting extensive national experience in a broad range of real estate transactions and related areas including lending, leasing, acquisitions, sales, private equity, joint ventures, and restructurings. Has mortgage loan experience including approximately 20 years of experience in the origination of large commercial mortgage loans secured by hotels, offices, residential and mixed-use properties. Clients include Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, General Growth Properties, Fortress Investment Group, Brookfield Asset Management and Macquaire Capital (USA) Inc.

Education

Brooklyn College (B.S., 1983); Fordham University Law School (J.D., 1987)


United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s team of ‘creative problem solvers’ advises on investment, acquisitions, divestment, debt offerings, development, financing, leasing and REIT maters. Other areas of expertise include loan workouts, restructurings, joint ventures, and capital markets offerings in the debt and equity space. Philip Rosen and David Herman recently advised Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) and Brookfield Property Partners (BPY) on the $14.4bn acquisition of around 66% of common stock of GGP. The firm also advised BAM on its $11.4bn acquisition of Forest City Realty Trust. Another highlight included representing The Kroger Company on its $2.2bn sale of a multi-state convenience store portfolio which included 762 stores to EG Group. Samuel Zylberberg acted for Atalaya Capital Management on a preferred equity investment and $250m construction loan for the development of a 40-story Ritz-Carlton hotel with residences in New York. Michael Bond, who provides ‘the best advice available in complicated and difficult situations’, advised Sears Holdings on the real estate aspects of its high-profile Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Other clients include AIG, Blackstone, Madison International, MGM Resorts International, Tishman Speyer and TPG Real Estate. All named attorneys are based in New York.

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