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Our advisory and capital formation transactions have included:

Aquiline Capital Partners LLC (Private - U.S.)
    • » Investment by affiliate.

Atlas Growth Partners ( - US)
    • » Board of Directors

BethRam LP (Private - US)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » General Partner
    • » Advised on purchase and financing of hotel and conference center in Bethesda, Maryland.
    • » Sold.

Centerpulse (Swiss Stock Exchange)
    • » Helped negotiate settlement with U.S. plaintiffs on behalf of Swiss shareholders.
    • » Advised in selecting the optimal banking team and the structuring and execution of the $850 million global debt and equity financing.
    • » Advised in the sale of Centerpulse to Zimmer for CHF 4.8 billion.
    • » Sale resulted from first-ever successful hostile takeover bid in Switzerland.
    • » Transaction was named "The 2003 Healthcare Deal of the Year" by Investment Dealers Digest.

Columbia Mall Associates LP (Private - US)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » General Partner
    • » Advised on purchase and financing of 440,000 sq. ft. enclosed shopping mall.

Cypress Run Investors Ltd
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » Multi-family housing in Tampa, Florida
    • » Sold

Edgewater Drive LP (Private - US)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » General Partner
    • » Advised on purchase and financing of two office buildings in Norwood, Massachusetts.
    • » Sold.

846 LP (Private - US)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » General Partner
    • » Advised on purchase and financing of office building in Norwood, Massachusetts.
    • » Sold.

Estimize (Private - US)
    • » Investment by affiliate.

Europa Investimenti S.A.P.A (Private - Italy)
    • » Advised on sale of a minority interest.

Excel Bank NA (Private - Brazil)
    • » Advised on foreign acquisition.
    • » Board of Directors

Frankel Group, Inc. (N.Y. and Cambridge, MA - Private)
    • » Advised this Life Science Strategy Consultancy on ownership options resulting in recommendation not to sell.

Greenfield Online, Inc. (NASDAQ - US)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » Board of Directors
    • » Initiated, negotiated and arranged the funding for Management Buyout.
    • » Advised on recapitalization and ultimate IPO.
    • » Advised on purchase of European competitor.
    • » Sold to Microsoft.

Hospitality (Private - Swiss)
    • » Advised on repositioning and joint-venture with U.S. public company.

IAG (Private - U.S.)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » Sold to The Nielsen Company.

InCentive Capital Group (Swiss Stock Exchange)
    • » Negotiated CHF 1.55 billion credit facility for takeover bid.
    • » Board of Directors

InCentive (Jersey) (Private - Europe)
    • » Board of Directors

Matuschka GMBH (Private - Germany)
    • » Provided restructuring management services for distressed privately owned German Bank.

Meadows LP (Private - US)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » General Partner
    • » Advised on purchase and financing of an office building in Framingham, Massachusetts.
    • » Sold.

Memphis Towers and Garage, LP (Private - U.S.)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » General Partner
    • » Advised on purchase and financing of apartments and garage in Memphis, Tennessee.

METROMarketing Resources (Private - US)
    • » Advised one of the two owners in the buyout of the other partner and advised on financing.

Metropolitan Opera, NY
    • » $100 million Bond Issue
    • » Advised on structuring and public sale.

Muni Funding Company of America (Private - US)
    • » CEO and Board of Directors
    • » Sold to Tiptree, Inc.

New England Mortgage Associates (Private - US)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » General Partner
    • » Advised on purchase and financing of pool of non-performing mortgage loans from the RTC.
    • » Portfolio liquidated.

New Water Street Corporation (Distressed - US)
    • » Advised European banks in the restructuring of $550 million indebtedness secured by the 3.2 million square foot office building located at 55 Water Street in New York, USA.

Off-shore Vehicle (Private - Bermuda)
    • » Structured investment vehicle for private investors.
    • » Board of Directors
    • » Advised on investment portfolio selection.

Off-shore Vehicle (Private - Channel Islands)
    • » Board of Directors

Pharma/wHealth Management Company (Luxembourg Stock Exchange)
    • » In conjunction with Bank Sal Oppenheim jr. & Cie. (now wholly-owned by Deutsche Bank) structured this open-end healthcare fund in 1993. The Fund has ranged in size from $100 million to $600 million and has generated annualized better than 10% in its initial 20 years. We continue to provide advice regarding strategy, portfolio management, manager selection, marketing and reporting.
    • » Board of Directors

Private Company (Europe)
    • » Negotiated license joint venture in Eastern Europe with NYSE-listed company.

RAIT (New York Stock Exchange)
    • » Specialty finance company active in the real estate industry.
    • » Originated and managed over $1 billion of mezzanine and bridge loans.
    • » Board of Directors until 2006.

Renewable New England, Inc. (Private - U.S.)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » Advised on purchase and financing of hydroelectric dam in Maine.
    • » Sold.

Tallahassee, Florida Student Housing
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » Osceola Village Suites – Sold.
    • » Osceola Village Hall – Sold.
    • » Sweet Bay Club – Sold.

223 West 16th Street LLC, Chelsea, NY
    • » Investment by affiliate in multi-family housing.
    • » Sold.

Watch Company (Private - Swiss)
    • » Advised seller in the management buyout of private label watch manufacturer. Equity provided by Prudential Venture Managers, London, England.

Westcore SARL (Private - Swiss)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » Ateliers des Charmilles Logistics – Geneva, Switzerland
    • » Satigny Business Park – Geneva, Switzerland – Sold.
    • » Mont-Blanc Plaza - Geneva, Switzerland - Sold.
    • » Logistics - Bussigny, Switzerland - Sold.
    • » Publigroupe Offices – Lausanne, Switzerland – Sold.
    • » Commercial Plaza – Fribourg, Switzerland
    • » Cardinal Office Park - Zurich, Switzerland

Westcore SARL (Private - UK)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » Ludgate Office Building - London - Sold.
    • » Hexagon Office Building – London – Sold.

Westcore SARL (Private - Austria)
    • » Investment by affiliate.
    • » Green Park Center - offices - Vienna, Austria - Sold.
    • » High Tech Campus – offices – Vienna, Austria
    • » Tech Park – Logistics – Vienna, Austria

Whitney Georgetown LLC
    • » Indianapolis, Indiana - Senior Housing
    • » Investment by affiliate.
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