Press Release July 15, 2016

Real Estate Industry Group Advised on ‘Most Valued’ M&A Deals ($20.9B) in First Half 2016

Goodwin was ranked first in Law360’s Most Valued M&A Real Estate Deals for the first half of 2016. The firm’s Real Estate Industry Group advised on 10 total deals and also ranked fourth in the Top Real Estate M&A Advisors for 2016’s first half, with a total value of $20.9 billion, according to data from Dealogic.

Among Goodwin’s noteworthy real estate M&A deal portfolio this year, Law360 featured the firm’s representation of UHC Acquisition Sub LLC – an entity that facilitated Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, GIC and The Scion Group LLC’s $1.4 billion purchase of University House Communities Group Inc. from InvenTrust Properties Corp.

The team’s representation of Skanska AB on its $452 million sale of a Boston office and retail building to Union Investment Real Estate GmbH was also highlighted.