WASHINGTON, DC – MANHATTAN, NEW YORK — December 17, 2020 — DHS Capital is pleased to announce that it has acquired, in a principal role, a non-performing note collateralize by a high-rise residential tower in Manhattan.
This marks the first acquisition as a principal for DHS, which launched its special situation direct investment platform earlier this year. The platform was launched by DHS to invest in distressed and value-add opportunities by partnering with best-in-class sponsors and family offices across all real estate asset classes in the top 50 markets of the United States.
Execution of the acquisition was led by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of DHS, Fernando Aguirre and Rakesh Sarna. “This acquisition demonstrated our ability to leverage our platform to execute quickly and effectively on a compelling acquisition opportunity,” Aguirre commented. “It took us approximately three weeks from the time of origination to secure the deal, complete our underwriting and diligence, structure the capital stack, and close the transaction. ”The acquisition was capitalized by a combination of DHS’ internal principal capital and investment capital from its family office partners.
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