Alice L. Connaughton

Partner | Washington D.C.

aconnaughton@mofo.com | (202) 887-1567

aconnaughton@mofo.com
(202) 887-1567

Ali’s practice focuses on representing public and private companies, including real estate investment trusts (REITs), in a variety of corporate and securities matters, including, among other things, public and private securities offerings and tender offers.

Ali regularly advises boards of directors, audit committees and management with respect to strategic matters and corporate governance issues. She also routinely counsels public company clients with respect to compliance with federal and state securities laws and general corporate matters.

She has represented several of the leading sponsors of public, non-traded REITs in connection with more than $20 billion in public offerings.

Ali is recommended by Legal 500 US for REITs and is listed in Chambers USA for REITs in 2019. She is a member of the American Bar Association, and is a member of the Legal and Regulatory Committee at the Institute for Portfolio Alternatives.

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Experience

  • Represented Hines Global Income Trust, Inc. in connection with its initial public offering of up to $2.5 billion of common stock and its follow-on public offering of up to $2.5 billion of common stock.

  • Represented Black Creek Industrial REIT IV Inc. in connection with its initial public offering of up to $2.0 billion of common stock and its follow-on public offering of up to $2.0 billion of common stock.

  • Represented Industrial Property Trust Inc. in connection with its capital raise of approximately $1.8 billion through its initial public offering of common stock.

  • Represented Hines Global REIT, Inc. in connection with its capital raise of approximately $3.1 billion through its initial public offering and its follow-on public offering of common stock.

  • Represented Hines Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. in connection with its $1.2 billion sale of a portfolio of office properties to an affiliate of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII L.P.

  • Represented Industrial Income Trust Inc. in connection with its capital raise of approximately $2.2 billion through its initial public offering and its follow-on public offering.

  • Represented NorthStar/RXR New York Metro Real Estate, Inc. in connection with its initial public offering of up to $2.0 billion of common stock.

  • Represented Hines Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. in connection with its capital raise of approximately $2.4 billion through its two follow-on public offerings of common stock.

  • Represented NorthStar Real Estate Income II, Inc. in connection with its capital raise of approximately $1.1 billion of common stock.

  • Represented TriLinc Global Impact Fund, LLC, a company that makes impact investments in small and medium enterprises which have less than 500 employees, primarily in developing economies that provide the opportunity to achieve both competitive financial returns and positive measurable impact, in connection with its initial public offering and subsequent private offerings, resulting in proceeds of approximately $450 million.

  • Represented CNL Hotels & Resorts, Inc. in connection with its $6.6 billion sale to Morgan Stanley Real Estate.

  • Represented CNL Retirement Properties, Inc. in connection with its $5.2 billion sale to Health Care Property Investors, Inc.

  • Represented CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc. in connection with its capital raise of more than $500 million through its initial public offering.

  • Represented CNL Hotels & Resorts, Inc. in connection with multiple follow-on public offerings, resulting in proceeds in excess of $3.0 billion.

  • Represented CNL Retirement Properties, Inc. in connection with multiple follow-on public offerings, resulting in proceeds in excess of $2.5 billion.

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