BOSTON– LAWFUEL – Law News Network –Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., a full-service, 450-lawyer AmLaw 100 firm with offices throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., announced that it represented CVS Corporation (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy chain, in an historic $1.3 billion sale leaseback transaction – the largest retail sale leaseback deal in U.S. history. The transaction, which involved 340 owned or ground leased pharmacy properties located in 29 states, was financed through a 144A securities offering underwritten by five investment banks led by Lehman Brothers.
The Mintz Levin team of attorneys representing CVS in the transaction was led by the following Members of the firm: environmental law attorney Susan Phillips; real estate law attorney Joel Bloom; business and finance attorney Dennis Greene; and Andrew Urban, the firm’s co-managing Member and the CVS relationship manager.
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