SHANGHAI, CHINA – June 14, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was a sponsor of the 2019 ULI Asia Pacific Summit, in Shanghai, China, June 11-13. Robert J. Ivanhoe, chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Real Estate Practice and Co-Chair of its REIT Practice, Joel H. Rothstein, chair of the firm’s Asia Real Estate Practice, and Dr. Henning Sieber, shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Real Estate Practice, represented the firm at the three-day event, which provided attendees, including top global real estate industry leaders, the opportunity to discuss the changing Chinese economy and key trends for the year ahead.
Ivanhoe leads the firm’s Global Real Estate Practice, a recognized leader in the industry, with more than 400 attorneys worldwide serving clients from key markets in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. Ivanhoe focuses on sophisticated real estate structures, financings, workouts, restructurings, acquisitions and dispositions of all asset classes of real estate. He has represented numerous nationally-recognized owner/developer and institutional lender/investor clients domestically and internationally for more than 30 years.
Rothstein is an international real estate and structured finance shareholder at the firm. With more than 20 years’ experience in Asia, Rothstein has structured, documented, and implemented a number of landmark transactions and investment programs in the region. He advises investment banks, financial institutions, private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, real estate developers, and investors across all major Asia markets with a focus on Greater China, Japan, and South Korea. He also leads the firm’s practice in advising Asia-based outbound cross-border investors in structuring, implementing, and managing equity and debt investments into the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Sieber who is based in Germany focuses his practice on real estate and corporate law. and primarily represents international clients on inbound investments into Europe. He regularly advises on and has broad experience in real estate acquisitions and sales, as well as large-scale portfolio transactions. Sieber is also experienced in the structuring and restructuring of real estate investments, including advising on restructuring and refinancing of distressed investments. Due to his diverse experience, Henning was named a leading lawyer in real estate by Who is Who Legal 2018 and Best Lawyers 2019.
Greenberg Traurig’s Real Estate Practice has grown significantly over the past few years outside of the United States, including strategic growth in Europe. As the real estate industry becomes increasingly interconnected in the global marketplace, Rothstein’s addition brings new market capabilities for clients in the Asia Pacific region.
About Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice: The Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and recognized leader in the industry. The firm’s real estate attorneys deliver diversified and comprehensive counsel for property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. The team draws upon the knowledge and experience of more than 400 real estate lawyers from around the world, serving clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. The group’s clientele includes a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, and private owners. The firm’s real estate team advises clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity and debt and the hybrids.
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