Lisa Beeson is a Managing Director and Head of Global Real Estate M&A at Barclays Capital. Ms. Beeson previously held the same position at Lehman Brothers. She joined Barclays Capital in September 2008 following the acquisition of Lehman Brothers' US Investment Banking operations.
Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Ms. Beeson was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and Wachovia Securities.
Over her 25 years of investment banking, Ms. Beeson has worked on transactions with an aggregate value of $400 billion, including $150 billion in the lodging, gaming and real estate sectors. She has been the lead advisor on numerous real estate transactions including: Barclays sale of it's equity interest in Archstone to Lehman Brothers; Blackstone's acquisition of Centro Properties US assets, Brookfield's recapitalization of GGP; Mubadala's investment in The Related Company; Vornado's proposed acquisition of EOP; General Growth Properties' acquisition of Rouse; the merger of Lexington Corporate Properties Trust and Newkirk; the sale of Arden to General Electric; Weyerhaeuser's hostile acquisition of Willamette Industries; and the merger of Smithkline Beecham and Glaxo Industries.
Ms. Beeson received her BA in Economics and International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.