Blackstone Mortgage Trust’s $223 Million Common Stock Offering


Simpson Thacher represented Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BXMT) in connection with its public offering of 6,900,000 shares of class A common stock, inclusive of shares sold pursuant to the underwriters’ full exercise of their option to purchase additional shares, in each case at a price to the underwriters of $32.255 per share, or approximately $223 million in the aggregate.

Blackstone Mortgage Trust is a real estate finance company that originates senior loans collateralized by commercial real estate in North America and Europe. The company is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, headquartered in New York City and is externally managed by BXMT Advisors L.L.C., a subsidiary of The Blackstone Group L.P.

The Simpson Thacher team included Edgar Lewandowski (Picture), Kim de Glossop and Meaghan Krupa (Capital Markets); Nancy Mehlman and Christopher Murray (Tax); and Amanda Weiss, Charles Mathes and Brenda Schulz (Public Company Advisory Practice).

Involved fees earner: Edgar Lewandowski – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kim de Glossop – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Meaghan Krupa – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Amanda Weiss – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Charles Mathes – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Brenda Hwang Schulz – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Nancy Mehlman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Christopher Murray – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti