Real Estate
Investment Banking Group

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Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC’s (EYCA) Real Estate group is an industry-focused investment banking team delivering M&A, debt capital markets and equity capital markets advice to real estate owners, operators, developers, equity, mortgage REITs and real estate service companies/brokerage houses, as well as capital providers (private equity, family office, institutions, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds) and asset managers. Our professionals have in-depth real estate industry knowledge and have been involved in over $30 billion of M&A transactions and equity capital markets transactions.

Our Real Estate Investment Banking Group focuses on all major real estate property types and service providers, including:

  • Office
  • Retail
  • Multifamily
  • Industrial
  • Hotel/lodging/hospitality
  • Condominiums/single family
  • Student housing
  • Self-storage
  • Health care
  • Data centers
  • Marinas
  • Specialty finance/mortgage REITs
  • Real estate service companies/brokers

Sector and subsector focus

Our team has experience advising clients on a diverse range of transaction types, including:

Capital Markets (Equity & Debt)

  • Recapitalizations (entity and asset level)
  • Acquisition/development JVs
  • Equity ventures (programmatic, GP/LP raises)
  • Private placements
  • IPO/IPO readiness
  • Acquisition/development/bridge financing
  • Debt structuring/mezzanine/preferred/PIK
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

    • Buy-side/sell-side M&A
    • Corporate/portfolio restructuring
    • Strategic alternatives review

    Unlocking Value

    • Monetizing imbedded value of real estate portfolios
    • Structuring sale-leasebacks

    Selected transactions

    Perspectives