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Prentiss Feagles

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Prentiss Feagles is a member of the tax practice group. He also serves as the firm's managing partner of finance. He practices in corporate and partnership taxation, including REITs and real estate securities matters.


Regularly involved with corporate clients (including REITs) on a range of corporate tax matters, including acquisitions, reorganizations, debt restructurings, asset dispositions, and securities offerings involving tax issues.


Government Relations Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts; ABA, Tax.


Duke University School of Law (JD, 1976, with honors, Order of the Coif); Cornell University (AB, 1973, with distinction).

United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Leading lawyers

Prentiss Feagles - Hogan Lovells US LLP

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Hogan Lovells US LLP's 'available and responsive team is one of the most knowledgeable practices in the market when it comes to corporate and securities works for REITs'. It is actively involved in every aspect of the REIT industry, including IPOs, M&A, capital markets, joint ventures and corporate governance. The client list includes Apple Hospitality REIT, Colony Capital, Cousins Properties, Greystar Real Estate Partners, JBG Smith Properties and Kite Realty Group Trust. The team advised Greystar Real Estate Partners, a property developer, investor and manager, on its $4.6bn acquisition of Education Realty Trust, a Memphis-based college housing REIT; and acted for the special committee of the board of directors of Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II in its merger with Phillips Edison & Company. Group head David Bonser is 'a business-minded, results-oriented lawyer, who sees the practical as well as the technical side of any matter'; and Prentiss Feagles, is 'the pre-eminent tax lawyer in the REIT space and incredibly skilled in structuring complex transactions'. Other key advisers include Michael McTiernan, Matt Thomson Jr and Stacey McEvoy. Named advisers are in Washington DC, unless otherwise stated; Stuart Barr and Cameron Cosby left for Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.

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United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Hogan Lovells US LLP is praised for ‘providing solutions to tax matters that other advisors do not have the experience or ability to address’. Indeed, the team regularly advises on multinational corporate and financing transactions in the life sciences, hospitality, real estate, media and technology sectors. Washington DC partners Cameron Cosby, Prentiss Feagles and Jasper Howard represented Park Hotels & Resorts on the sale by HNA - Park Hotels' largest shareholder - of nearly $1.4bn in common stock through a public secondary offering and a privately negotiated repurchase of shares by Park Hotels. Jeffrey Tolin in New York has been active in several major acquisitions on behalf of key clients, such as Novartis' $8.7bn acquisition of AveXis, and for Adobe in its $1.7bn acquisition of Magento Commerce as well as its $4.8bn acquisition of Marketo from Vista Equity Partners. Also in New York, Mark Weinstein acted as tax counsel to Onexim Sports & Entertainment in its sale of a 49% interest in the Brooklyn Nets NBA franchise to Joseph Tsai, co-founder of the Alibaba Group.

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