Robert B. Kaplan

Bankruptcy

For REMIC Trust: JMBM successfully defeated plan of reorganization

Represented a REMIC Trust, the holder of an approximately $60 million securitized real estate loan secured by an office building in California, and successfully defeated multiple efforts made by the borrower in its Chapter 11 case to confirm a plan of reorganization over the objection of the Trust, successfully defeated two applications filed by the […]

Creditors' Rights and Litigation

For ORIX Capital Markets, LLC: JMBM successfully confirmed a Creditor's Plan of Reorganization and defeated Debtor's Plan of Reorganization in a Chapter 11 case filed by a hotel located in the Monterey Peninsula

JMBM represented ORIX Capital Markets, LLC in confirming a Creditor’s Plan of Reorganization and defeating the Debtor’s Plan of Reorganization in a Chapter 11 case filed by a hotel located in the Monterey Peninsula so that a liquidating agent could be appointed to sell the hotel at an auction sale. Robert B. Kaplan and Joseph […]

Bankruptcy and Real Estate

For CMR Commercial Mortgage Fund LLC: JMBM closes $25.5 million debtor-in-possession loan on mixed-use property in Las Vegas

SAN FRANCISCO – December 12, 2007 – Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM), one of California’s foremost full-service law firms, today announced that on behalf of its client, CMR Commercial Mortgage Fund LLC, the Firm closed a $25.5 million loan to Nevada Towers, a Chapter 11 debtor-in-possession. The loan is secured by a first […]

Creditors' Rights and Litigation

Judgment upheld for Phoenix American Incorporated: JMBM achieved success in a two-week trial involving claims of successor-in-interest

JMBM represented Phoenix American Incorporated in a two-week trial obtaining a declaratory judgment that it was not the successor-in-interest to an acquired company and therefore was not liable for the company’s debts; successfully defended the cross-complaint that claimed the transfer of assets from the acquired company was a fraudulent transfer and that Phoenix American Incorporated […]

Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights and Real Estate

JMBM assists CMR Mortgage Fund LLC in closing a nearly $100 million loan to out-of-possession debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy

On behalf of its client, CMR Mortgage Fund, LLC (CMR), of San Francisco, California, Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM), a California full-service law firm with expertise in complex real estate sales, financings, work-outs, and bankruptcies, has closed a nearly $100 million loan to Halekua Development Corporation (Halekua), an out-of-possession debtor in a Chapter […]