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Mayer Brown

71 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE, CHICAGO, IL 60606, USA
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Work +1 312 782 0600
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Fax +1 312 701 7711
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www.mayerbrown.com
Mayer Brown, Paul Meyer, Chicago, USA

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Paul Meyer

Tel:
Work +1 312 701 7182
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Mayer Brown

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Real Estate

Position

Paul Meyer is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Real Estate group, is one of the co-chairs of the Real Estate group’s cross border practice and former head of the Chicago Real Estate practice. In his more than 30 years of practice, Paul has obtained substantial experience in virtually every aspect of the real estate industry. Paul’s widely diversified practice includes the representation of real estate investors and developers in all types of domestic and international equity and debt real estate transactions, including complex tax structured joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and financing involving office buildings, apartment complexes, retail centers, industrial and logistics facilities, hotels, storage facilities, condominiums, medical office buildings and assisted-living facilities as well as senior loans, construction loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity investments.  In recent years his practice has focused on cross border investments that utilize complex tax structures. Paul’s clients include US and non-US insurance companies, US and non-US fund sponsors, pension funds advisors, REITs, institutional investors, developers, asset managers and other capital providers.

Education

Creighton University, BA, magna cum laude 1984 University of Notre Dame Law School, JD, cum laude 1987 University of Notre Dame Law Review


United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Mayer Brown's real estate team acts for public and private companies, joint ventures, private equity firms, individuals and institutional investors on acquisitions, dispositions, developments, asset management, financing and leasing of all types of real estate asset classes. On the financial side the firm advises on senior secured, syndicated acquisition financing, mezzanine financing, refinancing and recapitalizations. Chicago-based Paul Meyer represented Allianz Real Estate of America and affiliated companies on the acquisition of a 43% stake in 1515 Broadway, a mixed-use building in New York City, from SL Green Realty, while Los Angeles-based Scott Cooper and Daniel Liffmann acted for Windsor Capital Group and affiliates on a series of coordinated transactions for the strategic restructuring and recapitalization of ten hotels. Another highlight included advising Principal Real Estate Investors on the $269m sale of a new office building in Seattle. Jeffrey Usow and Brian Aronson head the team from Chicago and Los Angeles respectively. Heather Adkerson, also based in Chicago, advises US and foreign REITs, insurance companies, opportunity funds and developers on various transactional matters. Washington DC-based Keith Willner specializes in acquisitions, financing, leasing, workouts and dispositions. Robert Bressman in New York and Brian Davis in Chicago are also recommended.

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