REITs Mergers and Acquisitions

This book provides essential discussion of how the customs of corporate and real estate transactions differ and how conflicts involving letters of intent and contingencies to the deal can be resolved.
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Since the early 1990s, the market capitalization of REITs has increased from about $10 billion to over $330 billion, and Merger and Acquisition transactions involving REITs and UPREITs have changed the corporate and real estate landscape. REITs: Mergers and Acquisitions is a new and important guide to this growing area of law. Covering both fundamental and advanced issues, the authors discuss: structural considerations, directors' duties, documenting the deal, financing, tax considerations, friendly and hostile transactions, defensive techniques and the processes for selling or taking REITs private. REITs: Mergers and Acquisitions provides essential discussion of how the customs of corporate and real estate transactions differ and how conflicts involving letters of intent, due diligence, exclusivity periods and contingencies to the deal can be resolved. At a time of dynamic deal activity in the REIT industry, corporate and real estate lawyers, REIT CEOs and CFOs, investment bankers, analysts, accountants and other professionals will all benefit from the strategic guidance this new book offers

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Structural Considerations in Consensual REIT Merger and Aquisition Transactions
Chapter 3: Directors' Duties in REIT and UPREIT Merger and Acquisition Transactions
Chapter 4: Selling a REIT
Chapter 5: Acquisition Agreements
Chapter 6: Tax Considerations in REIT Mergers and Acquisitions
Chapter 6A: Cross-Border Acquisitions by REITs
Chapter 6B: Cross-Border Acquisitions of REITs:Selected U.S. Federal Income Tax Issues Arising From Foreign Acquisition of REITsor Interests in REITs
Chapter 6C: Cross-Border Acquisitions Involving REITs:Selected Corporate and Regulatory Issues
Chapter 6D: Special Tax Considerations Regarding the Acquisition, Ownership and Disposition of REIT Shares by Foreign Governments and Their Sovereign Wealth Funds
Chapter 6E: Tax Protection Agreements
Chapter 7: Contests for Control: Enforcing Ownership Limits and Excess Share Provisions as Defensive Measures
Chapter 8: Taking REITs Private
Chapter 9: Financing the Deal
Chapter 10: Spin-Offs of REITs by Operating Businesses
Chapter 11: Compensation Issues in REIT Mergers and Acquisitions
Chapter 12: Antitrust Issues in REIT/REAL Estate Transactions
Chapter 13: Advantages of Delaware and Maryland as REIT Domiciles