Finance

Dealmakers

Robert Given, Zachary Sackley and Charles Foschini with CBRE

CBRE Executives Work $79 Million Multifamily Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

CBRE Inc. works both sides of a $79 million deal in Broward's largest multifamily sale this year.

Attorney Locks Down $33 Million For Church, School Expansion In Doral

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Manny Vadillo, an attorney at Torres Vadillo in Doral, advised the Divine Savior Lutheran Church in loan negotiations.

Attorney's Second Transaction With Hotel Goes Easier

By Samantha Joseph |

Attorney Helen Costa helped arrange the $10 million sale of Miami Beach's Princess Ann Hotel.

Thomas Angelo

Duo's Banking Connections Facilitate Land Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Thomas Angelo teamed up with Gavin Banta to close on a 2.88-acre St. Petersburg site planned for 358 luxury apartments and parking facilities.

L to R... Ira N. Rosner, David A. Barkus and Aaron Slavens with Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig Team Advises MasTec On $213M Canadian Deal

By Eleazar David Melendez |

David Barkus, Ira Rosner and Aaron Slavens have been representing Coral Gables-based MasTec since it went on an overseas acquisition spree seven years ago.

David J. Donnellan

David J. Donnellan Secures $10M For Two Broward Retail Centers

By Samantha Joseph |

David J. Donnellan closed two multimillion-dollar deals for Class B and C retail centers in affluent submarkets known for prime retail.

Paul Ahmed, senior vice president at Walker & Dunlop

He Arranged $97 Million In Financing For Two Multifamily Complexes

By Samantha Joseph |

A Walker & Dunlop executive arranges $97 million financing to purchase two luxury apartment communities in Boca Raton.

West Palm Beach Bank Arranges $14M Refi For Assisted Living Center

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Capital One in West Palm Beach originates a $14.6 million loan for an assisted living community in Tequesta.

Jose Mas, president and CEO of MasTec Inc.

Greenberg Traurig Trio Advises MasTec In $213 Million Acquisition

By Adolfo Pesquera |

MasTec acquired all issued and outstanding equity interests of Calgary-based Pacer Construction Holdings Corp. for about $126 million cash and $87 million in assumed debt.

Kevin M. O'Grady, Partner, Senior Managing Director, Cohen Financial

Cohen Financial Team Lands Bridge Loan To Close On 10-Acre Miami River Site

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Kevin O'Grady led a Cohen Financial team that included Daniel Sheehan, C. Gregory Newman and Eric McGlynn. The quartet secured a $38.2 million bridge loan to close on Miami Landing project that had been under contract almost two years.

FirstBank Florida Execs Secured $12 Million Loan

By Samantha Joseph |

FirstBank Florida makes a $12 million foray into corporate lending for Dragados USA's acquisition of a Tampa-based contractor.

Seth P. Joseph, Maria Chang Mayer and Jason P. Jones

This Carlton Fields Team Secures $86M For Virgin Mobile Latin America Expansion

By Julie Kay |

A team of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt lawyers helped Virgin Mobile Latin America secure $86 million in funding for expansion in Latin America.

Sterling Equity Realty Broker Worked $11M Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

Broker Mika Mattingly pitched the potential sale of development rights at the historic Miami post office building to seal an $11 million deal.

Hampton Beebe

Big Turnout To Buy Luxury Boca Community Complicates $80M Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

ARA principal Hampton Beebe brokered the $80 million sale of the San Marco at Broken Sound rental community in Boca Raton.

Familiarity A Key To Broker's Closing Of $30 Million Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |
Manuel de Zarraga, Max Comess and Cyrus Vazifdar

HFF Trio Turns Proposal Quickly Into $68.5 Million Sale Of Raleigh

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Manuel de Zarraga, Max Comess and Cyrus Vazifdar said what started out as a search for a third-party investor quickly turned into an outright sale of the Raleigh hotel in Miami Beach.

Holland Partner Completes Complicated Construction Loan

By Samantha Joseph |

Joe Dewey of Holland & Knight, represented Ocean Bank on a $20.6 million short-term construction loan to Codina Partners for townhouses in Doral.

No Anchor Tenant, No Problem For Coral Gables Broker

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Patrick Harrington helped arranged $10.75 million in refinancing for a Coral Springs office and retail center from Greenwich, Conn.-based LoanCore Capital LLC.

Richard J. Miller and Mark-David Adams, partners with Edwards Wildman in West Palm Beach

Edwards Wildman Attorneys Work $201M Bond Issue For PortMiami Improvements

By Julie Kay |

Edwards Wildman lawyers in West Palm Beach acted as disclosure counsel for Miami-Dade County on a $201 million bond issue for PortMiami improvements.

HFF's Elliott Throne Secures $16M Financing Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

HFF managing director Elliott Throne negotiates $16 million in financing for the new owners of Lake Shore Plaza II in Sunrise.

Mark Bagnall

Mark Bagnall Leads White & Case Team In $3.7 Billion Share Offering

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Mark Bagnall headed a White & Case team representing Brazil's largest telecommunications carrier in financing a merger with Portugal Telecom.

Pedro (Tony) Alvarez, Lauren M. Hunt and Colleen Grady

Team Funds $427 Million Wind Power Project

By Julie Kay |

Pedro Alvarez, Lauren Hunt and Colleen Grady worked with Aracely Alicea and Brian Canida to close the largest deal in the short history of Alvarez Arrieta & Diaz-Silveira.

Berger Singerman Pair Close $21 Million Hotel Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Berger Singerman attorneys Marc Shuster and Barry Lapides represented the buyer in the $21 million purchase of a Tallahassee DoubleTree hotel.

Gabriel L. Valdes, and Fradyn Suarez

Hunton & Williams Attorneys Work $115M Loan to Brazilian Bank

By Samantha Joseph |

Structuring a $115 million loan was just a small part of the cross-border work for Hunton & Williams attorneys representing the Inter-American Development Bank.

Edwards Wildman Partner Works $6.4M Refinancing for Jupiter Theater

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Edwards Wildman partner Mark-David Adams walks the Maltz Jupiter Theater through a $6.4 million refinancing.

Stuart D. Ames, Jenna Seigel and William J. Gross

Stearns Weaver Trio Helps Close $75M In Refinancing

By Samantha Joseph |

Stuart D. Ames, Jenna Seigel and William J. Gross helped arrange $75 million in refinancing for Merchant Cash and Capital LLC from a consortium.

Greenberg's Davis Guides Cross-Border Acquisition

By Julie Kay |

Greenberg Traurig attorney Jaret Davis represented Medina Capital Fund LP in the acquisition of Sweden's Cryptzone for $10.8 million.

Delray Beach Company's Executives Arrange $12 Million In Financing

By Samantha Joseph |

Kurt Hoffmann and Chris Caveglia of HC Real Estate Capital LLC helped arrange financing for the purchase of HSBC Plaza in Boca Raton.

Francisco J. Cerezo

Without The Aid Of This Foley Partner, $130 Million Bank Merger Might Not Have Happened

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Francisco Cerezo had to merge the hardcore New York law culture with the nuances of Latin America to complete Ecuador's Produbanco's merger with Nicaragua's Promerica.