PE Tech Report


Like this article?

Sign up to our free newsletter

K&L Gates expands real estate finance practice

The Chicago office of law firm K&L Gates has appointed Robert V. Fitzsimmons as a partner in the firm’s real estate investment, development and finance practice.

He joins K&L Gates from Mayer Brown.
Fitzsimmons has extensive experience advising investment entities, banks and not-for-profit organisations in their real estate asset transactions involving cross-border and offshore structures, private equity funds, equity ventures, public and private real estate investment trusts and debt issuances.

He has counselled on the financing and development of all major asset classes, including industrial parks, corporate headquarters, and retail, residential, and resort projects.

In addition, he frequently provides guidance on state and local government agency approvals related to infrastructure, transportation and development.
“K&L Gates is very pleased to welcome Bob to our Chicago office,” says Nancy E. Bertoglio, administrative partner of K&L Gates’ Chicago office. “His extensive financing experience and successful track record structuring real estate investments and developments for more than twenty years will benefit the firm’s local, US and international clients.”

Like this article? Sign up to our free newsletter