Latham & Watkins’ Rachel S.K. Bates advised Hyatt on the acquisition of Apple Leisure Group and represented the hotel giant in the acquisition and sale of Ventana Big Sur.
Latham’s Real Estate Practice guides clients through complex and high-stakes real estate transactions of every kind everywhere in the world. We regularly advise a full spectrum of market participants, including public and private investors, private equity, institutional investors, developers, financial institutions, and alternative lenders.
We draw on disciplines across the Latham platform to serve clients in the real estate industry and efficiently execute their transactions. Our client teams marshal resources from across the firm, and around the globe, to seamlessly advise on every aspect of a real estate deal, from start to finish.
Our capabilities span the full spectrum of multi-jurisdictional real estate transactions, ranging from acquisition, disposition, and development of large properties or property portfolios to corporate and finance matters. These include corporate mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, public offerings, and LBOs, as well as REIT and UPREIT transactions. We also advise on all elements of transaction financing, including construction financing, mortgage financing, mezzanine financing, securitization, warehousing, loan-on-loan transactions, and mortgage debt portfolio acquisitions and financings.
Latham’s global real estate capabilities span practice areas, sectors, and asset classes, including hospitality and gaming, data centers, industrial, healthcare, mixed-use, multi-family, office, and retail. This broad experience and commercially focused, cross-disciplinary approach have led to our engagement on many of the sector’s most consequential and transformative matters in jurisdictions that span the globe.