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Clifford Chance

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Clifford Chance, Eddie Frastai, New York, USA

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Eddie Frastai

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Clifford Chance LLP

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Real Estate


Eddie Frastai specializes in advising real estate owners, developers, operators, managers and financial institutions on a broad range of national real estate transactions pertaining to large office, hotel, retail, residential and mixed-use projects, including sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial mortgage, mezzanine and construction financing, debt restructurings and discounted payoffs.

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Real estate

Within: Real estate

Clifford Chance's US real estate practice handles cross-border transactions, acquisitions and dispositions, equity structures, joint ventures, REIT matters, leasing, mortgage loans, credit facilities and mezzanine loans. ‘Commercially minded and solution-driven’ practice chair Ness Cohen recently advised Madison International Realty on its acquisition of Forest City's 51% interest in 14 retail properties in New York City; a portfolio valued at an estimated $1.3bn. Another highlight included representing YES! Communities on the acquisition and financing of 40 manufactured housing communities and refinancing of 20 other properties for approximately $515m. The firm also advised Almanac Realty Investors on its $376m investment in a joint venture with PECO Real Estate Partners for the acquisition, management and development of a portfolio of retail properties nationwide, while Eddie Frastai advised Standard Chartered Bank on a $100m mortgage loan to LG. Other clients include Safra National Bank of New York, Calatrava Grace, Hone Capital, Lakestar Properties and Deutsche Finance Group. Named attorneys are based in New York.

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