Yoel Kranz is a partner in Goodwin’s REIT Capital Markets and M&A/Corporate Governance practices. He has over 20 years of experience in advising public and private companies in corporate mergers and acquisitions, and serves as ongoing corporate and securities counsel for a diverse group of public companies, including numerous REITs. Mr. Kranz represents or has recently represented a variety of NYSE-listed and other public companies, such as Medical Properties Trust, Empire State Realty Trust, Gaming & Leisure Properties, AvalonBay Communities, Mid-America Apartment Communities and Phillips Edison & Company.

Mr. Kranz is listed in the national REIT category in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and is recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. for his work in the REIT industry.

Experience

ERFAHRUNG

EXPÉRIENCE

工作经历

Mr. Kranz’ practice is focused on corporate counseling and strategic advice to his clients and he regularly handles a variety of major business transactions, including public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic collaborations and commercial transactions. Mr. Kranz’ activities in recent years include representing:

  • Gaming & Leisure Properties in its $1.65 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment from Icahn Enterprises and simultaneous lease of gaming facilities to Eldorado Resorts, Inc.
  • Empire State Realty in multiple transactions, including the $620 million acquisition of a 9.9% interest in ESRT by an affiliate of Qatar Investment Authority
  • Medical Properties Trust in its €1.6 billion joint venture transaction with Primonial Group, involving a portfolio of German healthcare assets
  • Cedar Realty Trust in multiple matters, including public offerings of common and preferred and activist defense
  • Phillips Edison & Company in multiple corporate and governance matters, including advice with respect to its recent $1.9 billion acquisition of Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II
  • Medical Properties Trust in its €500 million bond offering in Frankfurt/London and listing on the Irish Stock Exchange, one of the first public eurobond offerings by a U.S. REIT
  • AvalonBay Communities in a $685 million public offering of its common stock on a forward basis
Professional Experience

Mr. Kranz is a member of the adjunct faculty at The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, Columbia Business School and a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School. In 2018, Mr. Kranz was a guest lecturer at Tel Aviv University Law School, teaching coursework in U.S. mergers and acquisitions practice. Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Kranz was a corporate associate in the New York and London offices of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

In The News

MELDUNGEN

ACTUALITÉS

相关新闻

Credentials

WERDEGANG

RÉFÉRENCES

专业资格

Education

J.D., 1998
University of Virginia School of Law

(member, editorial board of the Virginia Law Review)
M.A., 1995
Emerson College
RO, 1992
Rabbinical College of America

Clerkships

1998 to 1999 Supreme Court of Israel, Honorable Mishael Cheshin

Admissions

Bar

New York
Massachusetts
Get In Touch
German Translation
NOUS CONTACTER
联系我们
Our clients rely on us for world-class advisory services, counsel on complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation. Specializing in matters involving the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries, we use a collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to resolve our clients’ most challenging issues. To find out more, please contact us.

Unsere Kunden verlassen sich auf unsere erstklassige Beratung, vor allem im Hinblick auf komplexe Transaktionen und High-Stakes-Prozesse. Spezialisiert auf Angelegenheiten der Finanz-, Life-Sciences-, Private-Equity-, Immobilien-und Technologie-Branchen, verwenden wir einen kooperativen und interdisziplinären Ansatz, um Fragen unserer Kunden auch in extremen Spezialsituationen einer Lösung zuzuführen. Sie wollen mehr erfahren? Kontaktieren Sie uns gerne.

Nos équipes interviennent aux côtés de nos clients, industriels, fonds d’investissement, startups, institutions financières et dirigeants, dans le cadre de transactions et de contentieux complexes, et apportent des conseils de tout premier plan dans les secteurs financiers, des Sciences de la Vie, du Private Equity, de l’immobilier et des technologies. Nous traitons les dossiers juridiques de manière intègre, ingénieuse, souple et audacieuse pour répondre efficacement aux enjeux propres à chacun de nos clients, quels que soient la taille de l’opération et le secteur d’activité. Pour en savoir plus, contactez-nous.

客户信赖我们世界一流的咨询服务,希望获得针对复杂事务性工作与高风险诉讼的建议。我们通过协作式、跨领域的工作方法来解决客户最棘手的问题,涵盖金融、生命科学、私募股权、不动产和技术等多个行业。如需更多信息,请与我们联系。

Search Other Lawyers
ANWALTSSUCHE
Recherche par Pratique
搜寻其他律师