Elizabeth Shanaz Jaikaran

Biography

Elizabeth Jaikaran

Elizabeth Jaikaran is an associate in Weil’s Real Estate practice and is based in New York. Elizabeth participates in the representation of Firm clients across a broad spectrum of commercial real estate transactions, including the sale, acquisition, merger, development and leasing of various types of properties.

Elizabeth has been part of the teams advising:

  • Advent International Corporation in its acquisition of a 45% stake in Conservice, LLC.
  • Ardian in its acquisition of a majority stake in Florida Food Products, Inc., in a transaction that valued Florida Food at more than $1 billion.
  • athenahealth, Inc. in its $5.7 billion sale to Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital (an affiliate of Elliott Management Corporation) and planned combination with Virence Health.
  • Belmond Ltd. in its $3.2 billion sale to LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE.
  • Berkshire Partners in its acquisition of CrossFit, Inc.
  • Black Knight, Inc. in its acquisition of Optimal Blue LLC, in a transaction that implied an enterprise value of $1.8 billion.
  • Blackstone in the acquisition of Concert Golf Partners.
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in its $11.4 billion acquisition of Forest City Realty Trust Inc. (n/k/a Brookfield Properties).
  • Brookfield Property Partners L.P. in its sale of IDI Logistics Realty to Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.
  • Colony Capital (n/k/a DigitalBridge Group) in a discounted payoff of its three New York hospitality loans collateralized by a 1,300 room hotel.
  • Exide Holdings, Inc. in its $179 million sale of substantially all of its Americas operations to Atlas Holdings LLC, in connection with its chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division in its acquisition of a significant stake in Zaxby's Operating Company L.P.
  • Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. in the sale of substantially all of its assets to Lineage Logistics, Inc.
  • MGM Resorts International in its pending $2.1 billion acquisition of the 50% stake it does not already own in CityCenter and its pending $3.9 billion sale and leaseback of the Aria Resort and Vdara Hotel real estate at CityCenter.
  • Monarch Alternative Capital in its $360 million acquisition of ten full-service hotels located in California, Connecticut, Colorado and Florida from Eagle Hospitality Real Estate Investment Trust via a 363 asset sale in a chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Nexeo Solutions Inc. in its $640 million sale of Nexeo Solutions Plastics to One Rock Capital Partners.
  • NPC International Inc. in its pending $801 million 363 asset sale in a chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding of substantially all of its assets to Flynn Restaurant Group and Wendy’s International LLC.
  • Snow Phipps Group in the acquisition by its portfolio company, Ideal Tridon Holdings, Inc., of ZSI-Foster, LLC. 
  • Trive Capital in its $330 million acquisition of EarthLink, LLC.

Elizabeth received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her B.A. from CUNY City College of New York.