NEW YORK- LAWFUEL – Law News Network – ALM’s Law Journal Press®, a lea…

NEW YORK- LAWFUEL – Law News Network – ALM’s Law Journal Press®, a leading publisher of books for legal professionals, today announced the publication of “REITS: Mergers and Acquisitions,” by David M. Einhorn, Adam O. Emmerich and Robin Panovka. The book is the publisher’s latest title, focused on the emerging world of REIT and real estate merger and acquisition transactions. The volume provides a detailed roadmap to the unique issues associated with the convergence of traditional real estate deals and publicly traded real estate investment trusts and capital markets. A detailed table of contents and ordering information on this and other Law Journal Press books is available at

The authors are partners at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, with experience spanning the firm’s tax, corporate, governance and M&A groups.

Comprehensive in scope, “REITS: Mergers & Acquisitions” addresses both fundamental and advanced topics related to structural and strategic issues in REIT transactions for lawyers, REIT executives and dealmakers, as well as investment bankers, analysts, accountants and other professionals. Subjects covered include:

Directors’ duties in REIT and UPREIT transactions
The process and documentation of consensual REIT M&A transactions
Tax considerations
Unsolicited transactions and defensive techniques
The processes for selling or taking REITs private
Letters of intent, due diligence, exclusivity periods and contingencies to the deal
“REITs: Mergers and Acquisitions” also includes a form of acquisition agreement, with a section-by-section analysis of each provision, showing the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of approaches.

Law Journal Press is a division of ALM, with more than 100 titles in print on a wide variety of topics for legal and business professionals.

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