Anthony W. Rothermel

Tony Rothermel

is a partner in the Financial Institutions Practice in King & Spalding’s New York office.

Mr. Rothermel has experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, funds formation transactions, joint ventures and general corporate matters. He has represented underwriters and issuers in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and has advised public companies in connection with their SEC compliance, corporate governance and general disclosure issues. Mr. Rothermel has represented clients in a number of industries, but primarily focuses on transactions in the real estate industry.

Representative transactions include:

Representation of Edens Investment Trust in connection with its pending $763 million acquisition of AmREIT, Inc., a NYSE company specializing in the acquisition, operation and redevelopment of retail and mixed-use properties;

Representation of Morrison Grove Management in connection with a series of transactions related to the low-income housing tax credit funds of MMA Capital Management, LLC, a NASDAQ company specializing in tax-exempt real estate backed by affordable multifamily rental properties;

Representation of Building and Land Technology in a series of acquisition, disposition and joint venture transactions, including in the hospitality, military housing and single family housing industries;

Representation of GE Capital Real Estate in connection with the sale of InterPark Holdings, the leading owner-operator of parking facilities in the U.S., to an investment fund managed by Alinda Capital Partners;

Representation of the senior management team of Clarion Partners, a real estate investment manager with $22 billion of assets under management, in connection with their management buy-out from ING Group;

Representation of GE Capital Real Estate, as co-sponsor with Angelo Gordon & Co., in the formation of a fund participating the U.S. Treasury’s Public Private Investment Partnership (PPIP) program whereby the sponsors raised over $4.4 billion in equity and debt capital;

Representation of ING Clarion in connection with its $2.8 billion acquisition of Gables Residential Trust;

Representation of Citigroup Global Markets in connection with the Rule 144A offering of Arco Capital Corporation Ltd., an off-shore specialty finance company;

Representation of Friedman Billings Ramsey in connection with the Rule 144A offering by FSI Realty Trust, a company specializing in commercial real estate related loans and securities;

Representation of Lend Lease Corporation Limited in a series of disposition transactions, including the sale of its interests in the Value Enhancement Fund Series Platform, the International Distressed Debt Fund Platform, Lend Lease Rosen Securities, LLC and Rosen Consulting Group, LLC;

Representation of Friedman Billings Ramsey, Deutsche Bank Securities, Credit Suisse First Boston and JMP Securities in connection with the $180 million initial public offering of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp., a company specializing in fixed income, structured finance and net lease investments;

Representation of Georgia-Pacific Corporation in connection with its $21 billion merger with Koch Industries, Inc.

Representation of Lend Lease Global Properties, SICAF and Lend Lease Asia Properties, SICAF in connection with the management buyout by Macquarie Global Property Advisers, Ltd.;

Representation of Macquarie Global Property Funds II and III, a related series of international real estate opportunity funds with aggregate equity capital commitments of approximately $5.0 billion;

Representation of JDN Realty Corporation in connection with its $1.0 billion merger with Developers Diversified Realty Corporation; and

Representation of Cornerstone Properties Inc. in connection with its merger with Equity Office Properties Trust and representation of Weeks Corporation in connection with its merger with Duke Realty, Inc.

Mr. Rothermel received his Bachelor of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from The University of Texas in 1991 and his Master of Professional Accounting, summa cum laude, from The University of Texas in 1992. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law in 1995. Mr. Rothermel is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Finance , 2) Capital Transactions & Real Estate , 3) Corporate Governance , 4) Financial Institutions: Capital Markets , 5) Financial Institutions: Private Equity & Investment Funds , 6) Real Estate , 7) Healthcare M&A and 8) Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School J.D., magna cum laude, New York University
Admitted Year 1995
Education B.B.A., summa cum laude, The University of Texas at Austin
Bar Member / Association State Bar of Georgia,Atlanta Bar Association,American Bar Association,
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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