December 11, 2012

VIDEO: Goodwin Procter Partner Gil Menna Discusses REIT IPO Outlook at NAREIT

Goodwin Procter partner Gilbert Menna recently shared his outlook on the potential for initial public offerings by REITs in a video interview at REITWorld 2012, NAREIT’s annual convention in San Diego.

Menna discussed the current REIT IPO pipeline, the impact of current market volatility and the challenges REITs face in bringing these offerings to market.  The interview also covers his thoughts on transaction activity levels in 2013 and the impact of foreign investment in REITs.

To see Menna’s interview in its entirety, click here.

Goodwin’s Real Estate, REITs & Real Estate Capital Markets Group has more than 100 attorneys focused solely on serving real estate clients. From the beginning of the REIT industry, when the firm’s lawyers helped draft the Real Estate Investment Trust Act of 1960, through the firm’s pioneering work on the creation of the first public UPREIT structure in 1992, Goodwin Procter has been consistently recognized as one of the leading law firms serving public and private REITs.