Corporate and Real Estate Transactions
Mr. Letwin's transactional experience runs the gamut from intricate public/private partnerships including energy, infrastructure and transportation deals to counseling emerging growth businesses in planning, startup, financing and related issues to complex real estate acquisitions and divestitures, lease transactions and financings.
Representation of the Allegheny County Airport Authority in a transaction with CNX Gas Company, estimated to be worth $500 million in lease and royalty payments for the oil and gas exploration rights at Pittsburgh International Airport.
Represented an international investment fund in the acquisition and restart of an idled Fortune 100 food manufacturing facility.
Represented a client in negotiation and financing of the acquisition of an idled consumer products manufacturer, including assembling six levels of government/economic development financing.
Represented an international infrastructure fund and parking management company in the negotiation of the acquisition of the parking assets of a major metropolitan municipality, which ultimately decided to maintain its assets.
Representation of the Allegheny County Airport Authority in the acquisition of the assets of Pittsburgh International and Allegheny County Airport, as well as the formation of the Authority.
Representation of the Allegheny County Airport through the bankruptcies of its hub carrier including the renegotiation of the Airline Operating Agreement and leases for special purpose facilities.
Served as Co-Counsel in the acquisition of an acquisition of a public utility by an international infrastructure fund.
Corporate and Government Finance
Mr. Letwin has represented the City Water and Sewer Authority in structuring and financing the sale/leaseback of assets and has represented a national "big box" retail chain in financing and developing its corporate headquarters. His other accomplishments include:
- Acted as indenture trustee in municipal debt's issuances.
- Representation of underwriters and issuers of taxable and tax exempt industrial development and municipal finance.
- Formation of 34 Act registered closed-end small business investment fund.
- Private placement for numerous small- to mid-sized issuers.
Representation of a number of national franchise "chain" operators from their inception to development of their franchise plans, advising on all documentation and registration matters and on ongoing matters affecting their systems.