Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2014

David J. Goldschmidt

New York corporate finance partner David Goldschmidt spoke at a PLI seminar titled "Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2014," held January 8 in New York and webcast live. Mr. Goldschmidt joined a panel discussion titled “Controlled Company and Other REIT IPOs.” Topics included how a controlled company IPO differs from a normal REIT IPO; NYSE rules applicable to controlled company IPOs; the Archstone, Brixmor and American Homes 4 Rent offerings; private equity public takeout terms that apply to a controlled company REIT IPO; addressing liquidity for the sponsors; and IPOs trumping M&A in deal activity.