His experience has included the representation of:

  • Mirae Asset Global Investments in the US$450 million acquisition of the Fairmont San Francisco
  • China-based Greenland Holdings in the US$150 million acquisition and re-entitlement of the six-acre downtown Los Angeles Metropolis development site
  • Greenland Holdings in a joint venture with Forest City Ratner for the development of the Pacific Park Brooklyn (formerly known as Atlantic Yards) mixed-use project in Brooklyn, New York (US$4.5 billion)
  • Fosun Group in the US$725 million acquisition of One Chase Manhattan Plaza in New York
  • Mirae Asset Global Investments in its US$235 million acquisition of the Fairmont Orchid Hotel project on the Big Island of Hawaii
  • Goldman Sachs as Administrative Agent for a large group of US and Asian banks in the US$5.25 billion refinance of a casino resort in Macau, China
  • Bank of Nova Scotia as Agent for a bank group in the refinance of a $1.25 billion revolving credit facility secured by the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas owned by Las Vegas Sands
  • Mirae Asset Global Investments in its $780 million acquisition of the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa and related mortgage loan and mezzanine loan.
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation in the US$590 million sale of 38 hotels
  • Bank of Nova Scotia in the US$2.5 billion financing of the Venetian Hotel in Macau, S.A.R.
  • Lender Group in the US$1.62 billion refinancing of the Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas
  • Irvine Diversified Company in a US$1.7 billion multi-property acquisition
  • High net worth individual in the acquisition of 98 percent of the Hawaiian island of Lanai
  • A large insurance company in the US$360 million sale of a 50 percent interest in Crocker Center, located in San Francisco, to Nissei Realty of Japan

Additional experience includes:

  • The US$1.2 billion sale of the Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, California
  • The US$675 million refinancing of 33 properties in four states; and the restructuring of 14 shopping center loans
  • The US$500 million sale of an office complex in Century City, California
  • The initial US$250 million financing of the Pebble Beach Golf Course in Pebble Beach, California
  • The US$200 million acquisition and sale of partnership interests in major hotel properties in San Francisco, Chicago and Miami
  • The US$250 million refinancing for the Venetian Phase II Mall
  • The US$156 million acquisition of the Siebel Buildings in San Mateo, California
  • The US$150 million sale of a property on a Superfund site in Glendale, California
  • The US$130 million financing of the Chronicle Building in San Francisco, California
  • The US$120 million acquisition of the Oxmoor shopping Center in Kentucky for The Rouse Company
  • The financing of an US$80 million three-hotel portfolio of Marriott and Hilton Hotels owned by Eagle Hospitality
  • The US$375 million refinancing of five shopping centers
  • The formation of an US$80 million Real Property Office Fund and the formation of a private REIT blocker for a national bank