ATLANTA, Dec. 22 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network…

ATLANTA, Dec. 22 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, is representing GE Real Estate, a unit of GE Commercial Finance, in its $3.1 billion acquisition of Arden Realty, Inc., which was announced today.
Also as part of the deal, Trizec Properties, Inc., a leading real estate
investment trust, will acquire certain assets of Arden.

Under the deal, GE Real Estate will acquire 102 properties totaling 14.4
million square feet. The transaction is scheduled to be completed by the end
of the first quarter of 2006.
GE Real Estate is a leading global resource for commercial real estate
capital and has more than $35 billion in core assets. With 34 offices in 20
countries, GE Real Estate has been active in the commercial real estate sector
since 1972.
A news release with further details about the deal can be found here:

The lead partners on the King & Spalding team representing GE Real Estate
– William B. Fryer, Partner
– John J. Kelley III, Partner
– G. Roth Kehoe II, Partner

Other members of the King & Spalding team include:
– Peter J. Genz, Partner
– Dan L. Heller, Partner
– Donald S. Kohla, Partner
– L. Wayne Pressgrove, Jr., Partner
– Vanessa G. Spiro, Partner
– Susan E. Foxworth, Counsel
– Harold M. Shaw III, Counsel
– Jeffrey M. Telep, Counsel
– Sara W. Brown, Associate
– Lindsay B. Christopherson, Associate
– Amy L. Garvey, Associate
– Sara O. Loft, Associate
– Noah P. Peeters, Associate
– Michael H. Plowgian, Associate
– Shannon M. Sheppard, Associate
– Kristina K. Thomas, Associate
– Edward A. Wyatt, Associate

About King & Spalding LLP
King & Spalding LLP is an international law firm with more than 800
lawyers in Atlanta, Houston, London, New York and Washington, D.C. The firm
represents half of the Fortune 100, and in a Corporate Counsel survey in
September 2005 was ranked one of the top ten firms representing Fortune 250
companies overall. For additional information, visit

Contact: Jessica Schnack
King & Spalding LLP
ph (212) 556-2226
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