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Representative recent transactions
  • Represented a Kingdom of Saudi Arabia private asset management company in connection with tax structuring for their U.S. commercial property investments.
  • Represented a UAE publicly-held company in connection with tax structuring for investments made in U.S. real property under FIRPTA.
  • Represented a U.S.- based registered investment advisor in connection with tax structuring for a joint venture with a China (PRC) private real estate investment fund to acquire U.S. real property assets utilizing leveraged blocker structures.
  • Represented a CIS-region diversified holding company in corporate tax structuring for their U.S. commercial real estate and private fund investments.
  • Represented a Kuwait diversified real estate company in connection with tax structuring for the acquisition of U.S. triple net-leased commercial property.
  • Represented a U.S.- based real estate investment fund with foreign investors participating in the construction of a Class A office building in New York City. In making this investment, the firm developed and implemented a tax efficient strategy through the use of parallel offshore finance and equity subsidiaries.
  • Represented a Kuwait publicly-held real estate company acquiring U.S. real property through the use of offshore finance and equity subsidiaries.
  • Represented UAE ultra-high net worth individuals making direct portfolio investments in U.S. real estate utilizing two-tiered leveraged blocker structures.
  • Represented a Gulf-based investor in connection with investments made in pooled investment vehicles such U.S. real estate, private equity and hedge funds.
  • Represented foreign persons and government agencies with respect to their investments in U.S. private REITs.
  • Represented German investors purchasing income producing residential real estate located in the State of New York.
  • Represented foreign tax-exempt organizations with respect to their investments in U.S. real estate and infrastructure assets.
  • Represented a Gulf-based investment fund sponsor in the formation of a tax structure for direct portfolio investment in U.S. real estate intended to qualify under the “portfolio interest” exemption from U.S. withholding tax.
  • Represented a U.S. based real estate investment fund with respect to FATCA registration under the sponsored entity regulations.
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