Ken Betts has over 25 years of transactional, investment and financial experience in advising real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other real estate companies and individual sponsors and developers with their capital formation objectives. He has successfully advised public and private real estate companies in developing financial structures to achieve their growth and operating objectives.
Mr. Betts has represented a variety of sophisticated real estate entities, in public and private transactions, and has substantial experience in structuring listed and non-listed public offerings, UPREIT and DownREIT acquisitions and REIT mergers.
He represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and assists public companies in the preparation of periodic reports and proxy statements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. He also represents companies in mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset transactions, exchange offers, and tender offers. In addition, Mr. Betts represents companies in connection with the negotiation and structuring of joint venture, partnership, and other general business arrangements.