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Proskauer Rose LLP

THREE FIRST NATIONAL PLAZA, 70 WEST MADISON, SUITE 3800, CHICAGO IL 60602-4342, USA
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Work +1 312 962 3550
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Michael Choate

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Work (312) 962-3567
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Proskauer Rose LLP

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CORPORATE

Position

Michael Choate is a partner in the Corporate Department and is a member of the Real Estate Capital Markets Group. He focuses on securities and corporate finance matters including public and private offerings of both equity and debt securities, with an emphasis on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance issues and federal securities compliance matters. Michael’s representative experience includes advising publicly-traded and unlisted REITs in equity and debt offerings of more than $20 billion, structuring public and private equity and debt offerings, and more.


United States: Real estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

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Michael Choate - Proskauer Rose LLP

Within: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Proskauer Rose LLP advises REITs investing in the US and internationally in asset classes such as office, retail, lodging, healthcare and single-family homes as well as data centers, industrial, and self-storage facilities. American Finance Trust, American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust III and New York REIT are clients. New York-based Peter Fass and Steven Lichtenfeld co-head the real estate capital markets group; Lichtenfeld led advice to New York REIT in the approximately $1.72bn sale of a 48% stake in Manhattan's One Worldwide Plaza to SL Green Realty and RXR Realty. In the non-traded space, Fass and Michael Choate in Chicago acted for Healthcare Trust (HT) and American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust III in HT's $120m acquisition of the assets of affiliated non-traded REIT, ARCHT. Leslie Loffman retired from the practice.

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