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Yoel Kranz

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Position

Partner

Career

Yoel Kranz is a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Real Estate Capital Markets Group and a member of its Capital Markets, M&A/Corporate Governance and Derivatives Practices. He advises public and private companies in corporate mergers and acquisitions, represents a diverse group of corporate issuers of securities, both public and private, and serves as ongoing corporate and securities counsel for public companies, including numerous REITs. Mr. Kranz also advises a broad range of public and private clients with respect to complex derivatives matters, including derivatives embedded in capital markets transactions such as convertible notes call spread transactions, equity forwards and transfers of swap portfolios.

Education

J.D., 1998 University of Virginia School of Law (member, editorial board of the Virginia Law Review) M.A., 1995 Emerson College RO, 1992 Rabbinical College of America


United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Within: Next Generation Partners

Yoel Kranz - Goodwin

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Goodwin's 'team has the depth and breadth to assess and address the complex issues of REIT structuring, operations and qualifications'. It advises both public and private REITs and real estate investment bankers on equity and debt offerings for existing clients, IPOs, M&A transactions and complex joint venture investments. Key clients include LaSalle Hotel Properties, Boston Properties, Brookfield Financial Properties, Gaming & Leisure Properties, Medical Properties Trust and Prologis. The practice acted for LaSalle Hotel Properties, a multi-operator REIT that owns, redevelops and repositions upscale hotels, in its merger agreement with Pebblebrook Hotel Trust; and advised Medical Properties Trust on its high-value joint venture agreement with Primonial Group. It also assisted Gaming and Leisure Properties, a REIT specializing in casino properties, with its simultaneously entering into purchase and sale agreements, and new and amended master leases. Gilbert Menna and Ettore Santucci, who divide their time between Boston and New York, co-chair the firm’s REITs and real estate M&A practice; also highly regarded are New York partner Yoel Kranz and Boston's Marc Lazar.

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