Debevoise Advises J.P. Morgan Asset Management on Its Joint Venture Acquisition and Related Financing of Groupon Headquarters in $510 Million Landmark Deal

22 February 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised J.P. Morgan Asset Management on the $510 million acquisition and related financing of Groupon’s headquarters, located at 600 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, in a joint venture with Sterling Bay.

J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives is the alternative investment arm of J.P. Morgan Asset Management. With more than $130 billion in assets under management and over 800 professionals (as of December 31, 2017), it offers strategies across the alternative investment spectrum including real estate, private equity and credit, infrastructure, transportation, liquid alternatives, and hedge funds.

The Debevoise team was led by partner Edward M. Rishty and included partner Michael Bolotin; counsel Daniel Farrell; and associate Emily Zheshu Xiao.

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