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Jane Hinton

Partner
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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

California-Southern, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Commercial Real Estate Lending
  • Construction
  • Distressed CRE Debt Acquisitions, Financings ...

Areas of Practice

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Commercial Real Estate Lending
  • Construction
  • Distressed CRE Debt Acquisitions, Financings ...
  • Finance and Restructuring
  • Leasing
  • Real Estate, Development and Finance
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Profile

With European and global banking roots, Jane possesses keen insight into the complexities of real estate deals and the critical issues for their stakeholders. Bringing a broad range of experience to commercial real estate and finance transactions, she represents investors, financial institutions, investment funds, and other clients in single-asset and portfolio transactions.

Jane’s work encompasses all aspects of real estate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and portfolio property management, with a particular focus on structuring debt and equity transactions. She is experienced in all types of asset classes, including office, construction, retail, mixed-use, hotels and resorts, multifamily (including co-living) and industrial. A significant portion of the firm clients she represents are composed of alternative or non-bank lenders, which have found opportunity and transaction volume due to the ongoing market conditions and the evolving regulatory environment. 

Jane advises lenders, capital partners, as well as borrowers in complex mortgage financings as well as in mezzanine, preferred equity, and other structured capital transactions. She is well versed in construction financings, leasehold mortgage financings, syndications, co-lending and loan participations, and has counseled clients on loan workouts and restructurings. Additionally, she represents clients in the origination of mortgage loans for the issuance of commercial mortgage backed securities and has experience in other capital markets transactions. Her perspective in these areas is enhanced by her prior role as a director in the transaction management team of the European commercial real estate group at Deutsche Bank AG, London.

Relevant Experience

  • Represented Fortress Credit Corp with a $100 million credit facility to Reeder Land Development Company to fund a master planned single family residential community development expansion initiative in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast and Southwest.
  • Represented investment managers on various joint venture capital investment across asset classes including development projects in California, industrial properties located in California and across the Midwest, multifamily complexes in Maryland, Arizona, Texas and Florida.
  • Represented various investors in their acquisitions across the US, including a joint venture on its $850 million acquisition of 73 buildings across Silicon Valley from a public REIT; a real estate fund on its $80 million acquisition and financing of two historic office buildings in San Francisco; the acquisition financing of five office and R&D properties located in Austin, Texas, and a US REIT on its $92.5 million acquisition of an office and retail property located in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
  • Represented the development sponsor in leading the negotiation of an approximately $50 million joint venture, acquisition, and related construction mortgage financing for approximately 107 gross acres of undeveloped land located in Stockton, California intended for the construction of three state-of-the-art logistics buildings.
  • Represented the lead B lender on its complex structuring of the co-lending, and the sub-co-lending arrangement between a syndicate of B lenders, for the funding of a $115 million construction A/B mortgage loan for a resort and residential condominium project in Florida.
  • Represented a financial institution on various mortgage and mezzanine loans including a $130 million acquisition financing of a residential, retail and parking condominium building located in Chicago; and a $181 million 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.
  • Represented the investor on a $2.5 million participation and subscription investment into the investment vehicle for the $31 million acquisition and future development of the La Paz Ranch into retail and office development project in Malibu, California.
  • Represented a privately held commercial real estate company in the 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 real estate development and management company.
  • Represented an affiliate of a national multifamily real estate company in leading the negotiation and closing of a $35 million construction to term loan for the ground up construction of a 206-unit multifamily project located in Portland, Oregon.
  • Represented senior mortgage lenders on the origination of balance sheet and CMBS acquisition financings and refinancings, including for an office complex in Northern California, a $75 million acquisition ground lease financing of a commercial office and retail complex located in California, and office buildings located in Texas and Illinois, as well as a $83 million financing of a large office and residential condominium building in Seattle, Washington and a multifamily complex in Maryland.
  • Represented various hotel owners and operators with respect to complex secured financings secured by hotels across the United States.
  • Represented a multifamily investment firm’s affiliated joint venture on its $483 million acquisition of 14 apartment complexes located in Southern California.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Represented a preferred equity investor on its $80 million equity investment in a multifamily apartment ground-up construction financing in Los Angeles.
  • Represented a hotel owner in its rebranding of eight hotels across the US.
  • Represented the lender on the restructuring of a defaulted construction loan secured by a newly built condominium villas in Los Cabos, Mexico.
  • Represented a consortium of lenders on the acquisition of a European hotel chain via a debt for equity conversion.

Education
BA, Sheffield Hallam University, with honors, 1996

Areas of Practice

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Commercial Real Estate Lending
  • Construction
  • Distressed CRE Debt Acquisitions, Financings and Asset Management
  • Finance and Restructuring
  • Leasing
  • Real Estate, Development and Finance

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