ORIX Corporation USA’s Acquisition Of Hunt Real Estate Capital


Paul, Weiss represented Hunt Companies, Inc. in the sale of its commercial real estate finance subsidiary Hunt Real Estate Capital, LLC to ORIX Corporation USA.

The acquisition combines the financial strength of ORIX USA and the specialized capital solutions offerings of ORIX Real Estate Capital with Hunt Real Estate Capital’s strong presence in the multifamily industry.

Hunt Real Estate Capital is a leading commercial real estate financing lender and is one of a small number of lenders to offer Fannie Mae loans, Freddie Mac loans, FHA loans, and more.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Ross Fieldston (Picture), Eric Goodison, Raphael Russo and Conrad van Loggerenberg and counsel Philip Heimowitz and Jyoti Sharma; tax partner Scott Sontag; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; real estate partner Mitchell Berg; employee benefits partner Andrew Gaines; antitrust counsel Yuni Sobel and Marta Kelly; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.

Involved fees earner: Mitchell Berg – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Ross Fieldston – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Andrew Gaines – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Eric Goodison – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Chuck Googe – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Philip Heimowitz – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Marta Kelly – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; William O’Brien – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Raphael Russo – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Jyoti Sharma – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Yuni Sobel – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Scott Sontag – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Conrad van Loggerenberg – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: Hunt Companies Inc.;