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Benjamin R. Weber

Benjamin R. Weber

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

New York, NY, USA


Benjamin Weber has experience in a broad range of real estate, corporate finance and private and public securities transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, private equity investments and restructurings.

Recent Representations

  • Forest City Realty Trust in the recently completed $11.4 billion acquisition by a Brookfield real estate fund and, before that, in connection with its reorganization into a REIT and with the elimination of the company’s dual-class share structure
  • British Airways in the negotiation of certain airport occupancy arrangements
  • Wells Fargo in the sale of 52 Midwestern branches to Flagstar
  • Global Container Terminals in the development of an ExpressRail intermodal transfer facility adjacent to its container terminal in Jersey City and various amendments and supplements to its leases of container terminals in Jersey City/Bayonne and on Staten Island
  • Delaware Life Insurance Company in its preferred equity interest in a residential development project in San Francisco
  • Goldman Sachs in various acquisitions and related financings of commercial properties (including hotels, office buildings, student housing and light industrial warehouses)
  • Christopher Cole and certain other executives in connection with the $11.2 billion acquisition of Cole Real Estate Investments by American Realty Capital Properties
  • Cole Real Estate Investments in corporate and securities matters, including its listing on the New York Stock Exchange and its $250 million self tender offer
  • Vornado Realty Trust in connection with various transactions, including the spinoffs of TBG Smith Properties and Urban Edge and the sale of Broadway Mall on Long Island to an affiliate of KKR

Rankings and Recognitions

  • BTI Consulting Group (2016) – recognized as a law firm Client Service All-Star
  • New York Super Lawyers (2007-2018) – recognized as a Super Lawyer in Real Estate Law
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2013-2018) – recognized in Real Estate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • The Legal 500 United States (2014, 2017, 2018) – recognized in Real Estate Law
Benjamin R. Weber is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics - Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2018, Monday, January 22, 2018
REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics - Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Thursday, January 10, 2019
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics - REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics, Monday, January 22, 2018
REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics - REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics, Thursday, January 10, 2019
Transcripts  Transcripts REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics - REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics, Monday, January 22, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics - REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics, Monday, January 22, 2018
REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics - REIT M&A and Strategic Transactions – Dissecting Cutting Edge Deal Strategies and Tactics, Thursday, January 10, 2019
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, New York, NY
Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2019, Tuesday, January 15, 2019, New York, NY
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