Healthcare Trust of America’s $2.75 Billion Acquisition of Duke Realty Medical Office Portfolio

O’Melveny Advises Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. on US$2.75 Billion Acquisition of Duke Realty Medical Office Portfolio

’Melveny represented Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA), the largest dedicated owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States, on its US$2.75 billion agreement to acquire all of the medical office building assets and medical development platform of Duke Realty Corporation. The transaction is expected to close in several tranches in the second and third quarters of 2017 and is subject to closing conditions.

In addition, O’Melveny represented HTA in (a) a recently filed contemplated public offering of 39,500,000 shares of Class A common stock, and (b) a bridge loan facility commitment of up to US$2.32 billion.

The O’Melveny team was led by partner Peter Healy (Picture) (SF) and included corporate associates Adam Ajlouni (SF) and Chris Wheeler (SF). In addition, partner Arthur Hazlitt (NY) and counsel Alexander Roberts (NY) advised on tax issues; senior counsel Warren Fox (SF) provided guidance on benefits issues; and partner Jennifer Taylor (SF) advised on finance matters.

 

Involved fees earner: Peter Healy – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Adam Ajlouni – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Chris Wheeler – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Arthur Hazlitt – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Alexander Roberts – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Warren Fox – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Jennifer Taylor – O’Melveny & Myers LLP;

Law Firms: O’Melveny & Myers LLP;

Clients: Healthcare Trust of America Holdings, LP ;

 

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti