Scott Schaevitz is Co-Head of Americas Real Estate Investment Banking at Barclays. Mr. Schaevitz has over 30 years of financial services experience and is responsible for providing merger and acquisition advice to, and raising debt and equity for, public and private real estate companies.
Mr. Schaevitz’s real estate advisory work includes: the merger of Sabra Health Care and Care Capital Properties, the merger of Colony Capital, NorthStar Asset Management and NorthStar Realty Finance, the acquisition of Excel Trust by Blackstone, the sale of Arden Realty to GE Capital, the sale of CRT Properties to DRA Investors, the merger of Lexington Corporate Properties and Newkirk Realty Trust, the merger of General Growth Properties and The Rouse Company, and the sale of Heritage Property Investment Trust to Centro Watt.
Mr. Schaevitz has been involved in numerous IPOs including Hudson Pacific Properties, Excel Trust, Campus Crest Communities, DuPont Fabros Technology, Kilroy Realty Corporation, Cali Realty Corporation, Columbus Realty Trust, and Developers Diversified.
Mr. Schaevitz’ capital markets transactions include common, convertible and preferred equity, and investment grade, high yield, privately placed and CMBS debt. Issuers include Acadia Realty, Ventas, Vereit, Kilroy Realty, Care Capital Properties and Four Corners Property Trust, among others.
Prior to joining Barclays in 2008, Mr. Schaevitz served as a Managing Director in the Real Estate investment banking groups at Lehman Brothers, Wachovia Securities and Prudential Securities. He began his career at E.F. Hutton & Co.
Mr. Schaevitz received his BA with honors in Economics and History from Tufts University and his MBA from New York University. He also studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science.