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Jane Hinton

Partner 
601 West Fifth Street
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90071
 
Tel:
213.688.9500
Fax:
213.627.6342
 
 

Jane Hinton represents a wide range of clients in all aspects of real estate transactions including, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and portfolio property management, and financings. Jane's experience involves all types of asset classes including, office, retail, hotels and resorts, multifamily, and industrial, and she has closed single-asset and portfolio transactions throughout the United States, as well as in Europe.

Jane regularly represents both financial institutions and borrowers in single asset and portfolio mortgage financings as well as mezzanine and preferred equity transactions. Jane has experience in construction financings, leasehold mortgage financings, syndications and loan participations, as well as workouts and restructurings, including those secured on condominium developments and hotels. Jane works with private equity funds, global financial institutions, investment banks, REITs, and other investment funds as well as other non-institutional clients, independently or in joint ventures with developer and equity capital partners. In addition, Jane also regularly works with owners and developers of hotel and other mixed-used developments, including advising on the equity and debt structuring of the transaction. She also has extensive experience of closing mortgage loans originated for the issuance of commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) having also previously worked in the commercial real estate group of Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch.
 
Representative Experience
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Represented an international, family-owned business group in negotiating an agreement to recapitalize the Courvoisier Centre, a Class A office and retail complex in Miami’s Central Business District. The transaction was effected through a joint venture and merger contribution with the current owner, an affiliate of Parkway Properties, Inc.
 
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Represented Northstar Commercial Partners in its joint venture purchase and related debt financing of a 24-property industrial, office, and retail portfolio located in 12 states for $224 million from a California-based real estate development and management company.
 
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Represented U.S. subsidiary of Corporación Masaveu, S.A. on its senior mortgage acquisition financing of the BBVA Compass Plaza office complex in Houston, Texas.
 
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Represented of Allegra Tribeca, Inc. and its subsidiaries on their acquisitions of multiple office and industrial properties throughout the Eastern Region.
 
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Represented a senior mortgage lender on its refinance of an office complex in Northern California.
 
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Represented various hotel owners and operators with respect to complex secured financings secured by hotels across the United States.
 
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Represented a provider of audiovisual systems and related IT and software services, on the real estate aspects of its acquisition of two companies, including the drafting of a new lease.
 
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Represented a TruAmerica Multifamily affiliated joint venture on its $483 million acquisition of 14 apartment complexes located in Southern California.
 
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Represented an international real estate investment firm on its acquisition and agency financing of a multifamily apartment complex located in Washington state.
 
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Represented the managing member on its joint venture with a capital partner for the acquisition of the mezzanine slice of the capital structure of financing for the refinancing of a resort hotel complex in The Bahamas.
 
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Represented a preferred equity investor on its $80 million equity investment in a multifamily apartment ground-up construction financing in Los Angeles.
 
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Represented a senior mortgage lender on its $75 million acquisition financing of the ground lease of a commercial office and retail complex located in California.
 
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Represented a joint venture on its $850 million acquisition of 73 buildings across Silicon Valley from a public REIT.
 
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Represented a commercial bank as senior lender on its CMBS financings of office buildings located in Texas and Illinois.
 
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Represented a financial institution on its $130 million mortgage and mezzanine acquisition financing of a residential, retail, and parking condominium building located in Chicago, IL.
 
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Represented a large European bank on its $130 million refinancing (and related syndication) of a large multifamily apartment complex in Denver, which was also being financed by mezzanine debt.
 
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Represented the borrowing entity on its $22 million senior mortgage loan provided by MetLife and secured by a multi-family apartment complex in Malibu, CA.
 
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Represented a real estate fund on its $80 million acquisition and financing of two historic office buildings in San Francisco.
 
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Represented the senior lender on its CMBS financings of both an office building in California, and a multi-family complex in Maryland.
 
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Represented the borrower on its acquisition financing of five office and R&D properties located in Austin, TX.
 
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Represented a hotel owner in its rebranding of 8 hotels across the USA.
 
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Represented a domestic REIT on its $92.5 million acquisition of an office and retail property located in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
 
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Represented a balance sheet senior lender on its $83 million financing of a large office and residential condominium building in Seattle, WA.
 
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Represented the lender on the restructuring of a defaulted construction loan secured by a newly built condominium villas in Los Cabos, Mexico.
 
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Represented a financial institution on a $181 million mortgage and mezzanine acquisition financing of a residential, retail and parking condominium building located in Manhattan, New York, which was also financed by an injection of preferred equity.
 
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Represented a consortium of lenders on the acquisition of a European hotel chain via a debt for equity conversion.
 
Published Works & Lectures
 
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Law360, Quoted, "3 Issues That Defined 2016's Real Estate Market," December 15, 2016
 
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CRE Finance Council (CREFC), Moderator, "AWS: Financing Your Deal: The Rest of the Stack," November 29, 2016
 
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2016 Lex Mundi Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restucturing Group Distressed M&A Roundtable, Moderator, "Practice Group Lunch and Roundtable Discussion on the Implications of Current Global Developments," September 30, 2016
 
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Law360, Quoted, "5 Ways A Lateral Can Kick Ass At A New Firm," May 25, 2016
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Member
 
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Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member and Chair of the Finance Subsection of the Real Property Chapter
 
Related Professional Experience
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Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch
 

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Jane  Hinton

Practice
Real Estate
Education
University of Sheffield, 1998; Post Graduate Degree in Legal Practice
BA (Hons), Sheffield Hallam University, 1996
Bar Admissions
California
 
 
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