Sichenzia Ross Ference Closes $180 Million Real Estate Portfolio Acquisition on Behalf of Client

Press Release – New York, NY – April 22, 2019Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP, a leading corporate securities and full service law firm, today announced that it recently closed on an approximately $180 million multifamily real estate portfolio acquisition for one of its clients, a dynamic and growing real estate investment firm.  This complex transaction involved the acquisition of several REIT entities, negotiation of a preferred equity JV component and a multi-million-dollar debt facility on the portfolio of assets.  The Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP team was led by Real Estate partner Anthony Ficara, partner Mendy Piekarski and counsel Michael Wickersham.

“This transaction was unique in many ways and we were happy to assist our client in expanding their portfolio with this acquisition,” said Anthony Ficara, head of the Real Estate Practice at Sichenzia Ross Ference. “The SRF Real Estate Practice is actively seeking to grow and continue expanding our footprint across the greater New York City metropolitan area.”

The Sichenzia Ross Ference Real Estate Practice draws on the experience gained from representing many of the region’s most active investors and developers in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. The firm’s professionals have the extensive experience in analyzing and applying the relevant law and the years of real estate insight necessary to deliver creative, cost-effective and practical legal and business solutions to its clients. The firm manages transactions across retail, office, hotel, industrial, multifamily, development, sales and financings.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP is a full service law firm with a nationally recognized corporate, securities and litigation practice that provides experienced representation in all matters involving the securities industry.  In addition to handling routine to complex commercial matters, SRF’s renowned litigation department specializes in defending companies and individuals against all types of securities cases, including class action lawsuits, shareholder derivative actions, and matters involving allegations of fraud, misrepresentation or other securities violations.  The litigation team has also brought defamation lawsuits against companies and individuals related to market manipulation.  Additionally, it represents individuals and companies in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other regulatory bodies.  The litigation team has a robust practice representing brokers and broker-dealers in arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  These arbitrations typically involve claims of unsuitability, churning, unauthorized trading and other allegations of broker misconduct.  Finally, SRF has a burgeoning expungement practice, where it represents brokers seeking to have negative and harmful customer complaints removed from their industry records.  The firm complements its core practice areas with an established commercial real estate and trusts and estates practice.

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