Global REITs Summit 2018: Listed, Non-Traded & Private REITs

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The Global REITs Summit: Listed, Non-Traded & Private REITs is pleased to be returning to New York on September 5th, 2018! U.S. politics and global economic shocks have huge implications for U.S. and global REITs and their investors. As interest rates begin to rise, the retail market shifts and competition increases, opportunities for M&A and a shift toward sustainable investing, many believe the REITS industry is poised for outperformance in 2018. The Global REITs Summit: Listed, non-Traded & Private REITs will provide a timely opportunity to meet your peers, discuss and learn as we near the end of 2018 and approach 2019. With an all-star line-up of top players in the REITs market and global investors, the event will share insights on the latest trends and forecasts in the world of real estate investment, development, and financing. The Summit will gather 200+ delegates and 20+ key industry speakers. A packed one-day agenda will connect the leading key players in the REITs industry to network and discuss the pertinent issues affecting this ever-evolving industry. The program will feature, interviews, panel discussions, in-depth workshops and direct 1x1 networking opportunities in a setting which will provide a global look into the future of the REITs industry.

 

Key Topics Covered

  • The current economic, regulatory and political landscape and their implications for the real estate market
  • As interest rate rises and have an impact on share prices and the cost of capital, where are the opportunities in the market for public and private REITs?
  • As more family offices and HNWIs move into this space, where are the opportunities and challenges for REITs and existing investors?
  • M&A: The future in the REITs market?
  • Green bonds and sustainable investing in the REITs industry
  • Embracing FinTech in the industry – how have crypto currencies affecting capital raising? What role will they play in the future of the industry?

Network With Leading

  • REIT Executives & Investors
  • Real Estate Owners & Investors
  • Real Estate Private Equity GPs & LPs
  • Investment Bankers
  • Asset Managers & Advisors
  • Non-Traded REIT Sponsors/Issuers
8:00 am - REGISTRATION & NETWORKING BREAKFAST
9:00 am - CHAIRPERSON’S WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
9:15 am - THE CURRENT ECONOMIC, REGULATORY AND POLITICAL LANDSCAPE AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR THE REAL ESTATE MARKET
  • As most countries have experienced a slow, moderate expansion over the last 7 years and China has moved to more moderate growth, where are global economies heading?
  • The calm before the storm - what is the next market shock? 
  • What is the effect of tax reform on the real estate market?
  • How the changes could impact taxable income, cash flows and dividend yields as well as tax deferral planning and the small possibility that the 1031 Exchange is either repealed or limited in some fashion?
  • The impact of the new tax regime on carried interest
  • The political impact on the industry - What will be the impact of the Trump Administrations new trade tariffs on steel and aluminium and how is the industry managing?

 

Nelson Mills

Nelson Mills

President & CEO

COLUMBIA PROPERTY TRUST, INC.

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Glenn R. Mueller, Ph.D.

Glenn R. Mueller, Ph.D.

Real Estate Investment Strategist, Managing Director

BLACK CREEK GROUP

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Christopher Hartung

Christopher Hartung

Director, Portfolio Manager

LAZARD ASSET MANAGEMENT

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10:00 am - SEEKING AND EMBRACING EMERGING OPPORTUNITY- THE WHERE AND THE HOW
  • What are the recent trends of US private and non-listed REIT investments?
  • How does the US market compare to other international markets as an acquisition choice?
  • With distribution assets booming, does this represent a bubble? Will there be a bust or is there room for continued growth?
  • How do you find and access new asset classes to maximize yield?

 

James Nelson

James Nelson

CEO & President

GLOBAL NETLEASE

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Dan Teper

Dan Teper

Managing Director, Real Estate

BROOKFIELD PROPERTY GROUP

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Gary Gordon

Gary Gordon

Managing Director

HOULIHAN LOKEY

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Richard Silfen

Moderator:

Richard Silfen

Partner

DUANE MORRIS LLP

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10:45 am - MORNING NETWORKING BREAK
11:15 am - SUSTAINABILITY AND ESG IN REAL ESTATE
  • What is the difference between a sustainable development and High. Performance Building?
  • The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and how they impact owners/developers
  • Green bonds – global funds flow and relevance
  • Reporting Mechanisms in sustainable real estate investment
  • Energy Disclosure Mandates in the US – where and how impactful are they to owners and developers?
  • New trends in lighting and curtain wall systems and density usage data
  • Renewables in the built environment - CHP, solar, wind and relevance as an energy source
  • The importance of tenant’s engagement to tenants
  • The internet of things, Smart Cities and the intersection with High Performance Buildings
Ari Frankel

Ari Frankel

Assistant Vice President – Sustainability & High‐Performance Buildings

ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, INC.

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Dan Egan

Dan Egan

Vice President, Head of Sustainability and Utilities

VORNADO REALTY

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Dana Schneider

Dana Schneider

Senior Vice President

JONES LANG LASALLE

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Elena Alschuler

Elena Alschuler

Director of Real Estate Strategy

VIEW INC

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Helen Gurfel

Helen Gurfel

Vice President of Innovation

LENNAR

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Brad A. Molotsky

Moderator:

Brad A. Molotsky

Partner

DUANE MORRIS LLP

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12:00 pm - CASE STUDY
12:30 pm - NETWORKING LUNCHEON
1:45 pm - ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

These sessions will provide you with a unique opportunity to discuss the most pertinent business trends in the specialty finance industry with your peers. These sessions are designed to allow you to share your expertise with a small, intimate group of attendees, and directly interact with experts leading the sector. Choose between one of the following topics:

 

Roundtable 1

M&A:THE FUTURE IN THE REITs MARKET?

  • At present there is plenty of activity in the sector and the market all buy individually but at some point does there needs to be M&A? Can people continue to stay insulated and work on their own?
  • Recent trends and future expectations of M&A in the REITs markets
  • M&A and the retail real estate market
  • M&A in real estate – the key to getting the deal done 

Roundtable 2

OPPORTUNITIES FOR CAPITAL RAISING AND ACQUISITIONS WITH AN EVOLVING INVESTOR BASE

  • As more family offices and HNWIs move into this space where are the opportunities and challenges for REITs and existing investors?
  • What are the opportunities for offshore capital raising?
  • As much foreign capital flowing into US real estate has a positive effect the downside is raises competition for acquisitions, what will be the impact of international capital overpaying for trophy properties?
  • Is too much money a permanent feature of the market or just symptomatic of the cycle stage?
Greg Romundt

Greg Romundt

President & CEO

CENTURION ASSET MANAGEMENT INC.

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Joy Schoffler

Joy Schoffler

Chief Strategy Officer

CASORO CAPITAL

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2:30 pm - THE CHANGING SHAPE OF RETAIL
  • Will there truly be a death of retail? How drastic will it be?
  • Where are the opportunities in retail?
  • What will future shopping centers look like?
  • Recent trends and predictions in the US and global retail market

 

Craig Macnab

Craig Macnab

Former Chairman & CEO

NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES, INC

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BRUCE SCHANZER 

BRUCE SCHANZER 

President and Chief Executive Officer

CEDAR REALTY TRUST

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3:00 pm - ADAPTING TO A CHANGING MARKET AS INTEREST RATES RISE
  • As interest rate rises have an impact on share prices and the cost of capital where are the opportunities in the market for public and private REITs?
  • Is there a difference between short duration and long duration asset classes?
  • Do real estate cap rates follow interest rates?
  • Has an asset pricing bubble and increase in institutional investors in this space been due to low interest rates? How will the investor profile evolve as the rate rises? What does this evolution mean to fund managers?
  • Rising interest rates and the view of the investor both local and international - how will rate changes impact current and future asset allocation towards REITs?
Bradford W. Howe

Bradford W. Howe

Chief Executive Officer

LEI

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Daniel Cooney

Daniel Cooney

Vice President

PGIM REAL ESTATE

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Chris Czarnecki

Chris Czarnecki

Chief Executive Officer

BROADSTONE REAL ESTATE, LLC

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3:45 pm - CLOSING REMARKS & COCKTAIL RECEPTION

1-on-1 Networking Session: Alongside the cocktail reception, we will be running a series of concise and targeted meetings, where investors and asset managers will connect and evaluate the potential for mutual business endeavors. (Pre-registration is required to attend this session.)

Chester Lee

Chester Lee

Partner & Co-Head, Real Estate Group

DUANE MORRIS

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Speakers

Bradford W. Howe

Bradford W. Howe

Chief Executive Officer

LEI

Bradford W. Howe
Chief Executive Officer
CEO of LEI with shared responsibility for oversight and management of the



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BRUCE SCHANZER 

BRUCE SCHANZER 

President and Chief Executive Officer

CEDAR REALTY TRUST

Bruce Schanzer is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE: CDR), a real estate

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Christopher Hartung

Christopher Hartung

Director, Portfolio Manager

LAZARD ASSET MANAGEMENT

Christopher Hartung is a Portfolio Manager on Lazard's Global Real Estate Securities team, focusing on investment

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Greg Romundt

Greg Romundt

President & CEO

CENTURION ASSET MANAGEMENT INC.

Mr. Romundt is the founder and President of Centurion Asset Management Inc., Centurion Apartment REIT, Centurion

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Nelson Mills

Nelson Mills

President & CEO

COLUMBIA PROPERTY TRUST, INC.

As President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Columbia Property Trust, Nelson Mills is responsible for

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Dan Egan

Dan Egan

Vice President, Head of Sustainability and Utilities

VORNADO REALTY

Daniel Egan is Vice President of Sustainability and Utilities for Vornado Realty Trust. Dan’s sustainability

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Glenn R. Mueller, Ph.D.

Glenn R. Mueller, Ph.D.

Real Estate Investment Strategist, Managing Director

BLACK CREEK GROUP

Dr. Mueller has 42 years of real estate industry experience, including 35 years of research. Mueller is

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Dana Schneider

Dana Schneider

Senior Vice President

JONES LANG LASALLE

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Daniel Cooney

Daniel Cooney

Vice President

PGIM REAL ESTATE

Daniel Cooney is a vice president with PGIM Real Estate and a portfolio manager for the Global Real Estate

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Elena Alschuler

Elena Alschuler

Director of Real Estate Strategy

VIEW INC

Ms. Alschuler is the Director of Real Estate Strategy for View Inc. which makes an intelligent self-tinting

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Helen Gurfel

Helen Gurfel

Vice President of Innovation

LENNAR

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Tzvi Rokeach

Tzvi Rokeach

Partner

KRAMER LEVIN

Tzvi Rokeach represents leading developers, institutional investors, major lenders, Fortune 1000 corporations and

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Craig Macnab

Craig Macnab

Former Chairman & CEO

NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES, INC

Craig Macnab served as Chief Executive Officer of National Retail Properties from February 2004 to April 2017, and

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James Nelson

James Nelson

CEO & President

GLOBAL NETLEASE

James L. Nelson currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and President and as a director of Global Net Lease.

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Chris Czarnecki

Chris Czarnecki

Chief Executive Officer

BROADSTONE REAL ESTATE, LLC

Chris Czarnecki joined Broadstone in 2009 and became CEO in 2017; in this role he is responsible for leading the

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Ari Frankel

Ari Frankel

Assistant Vice President – Sustainability & High‐Performance Buildings

ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, INC.

Ari Frankel is the Assistant Vice President – Sustainability & High‐Performance Buildings for


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Brad A. Molotsky

Brad A. Molotsky

Partner

DUANE MORRIS LLP

Brad is a partner at Duane Morris LLP where he practices in the areas of commercial leasing, acquisitions and

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Chester Lee

Chester Lee

Partner & Co-Head, Real Estate Group

DUANE MORRIS

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Joy Schoffler

Joy Schoffler

Chief Strategy Officer

CASORO CAPITAL

Joy Schoffler serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Casoro Capital, a single-family office formed to build and

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Richard Silfen

Richard Silfen

Partner

DUANE MORRIS LLP

Richard Silfen, a partner at Duane Morris LLP, practices in the area of corporate law with concentrations in

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Dan Teper

Dan Teper

Managing Director, Real Estate

BROOKFIELD PROPERTY GROUP

Dan Teper is a Managing Director for Brookfield Property Group, responsible for managing and executing investment

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Ali Tumbi

Ali Tumbi

Founder

GLOBAL REIT

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Gary Gordon

Gary Gordon

Managing Director

HOULIHAN LOKEY

Mr. Gordon is a Managing Director and a member of Houlihan Lokey’s Real Estate Strategic Advisory practice. He

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Todd E. Lenson

Todd E. Lenson

Partner

KRAMER LEVIN

Todd E. Lenson has more than 20 years of experience representing public companies, private equity funds and their

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LUNCHEON WORKSHOP

EMBRACING NEW TECHNOLOGY IN THE REAL ESTATE SECTOR TO DRIVE VALUE

Wednesday September 5, 2018 | 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm

Alongside the networking luncheon, the event will be holding an interactive luncheon workshop to allow you to drill deep into a specific issue, network with executives facing similar challenges and connect with industry experts.

Blockchain is arguably the biggest technology disruptor to hit the real estate market. This session will explore blockchain applications within real estate and will address the implications for product owners, developers and investors.

Themes to be discussed include:

  • An overview of the current applications of blockchain within the market - what has been the impact?
  • How is blockchain being viewed by regulators?
  • Where does adoption of blockchain currently stand?
  • What are the challenges to overcome and the next steps?
  • What are realistic implementation timeframes?
  • How disruptive will blockchain and crypto currencies truly be - when and how will it impact the day to day workings of the sector?

 

 

Ali Tumbi

Ali Tumbi

Founder

GLOBAL REIT

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Park Lane Hotel

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New York, NY

 

(212) 371-4000

http://www.parklanenewyork.com

 

iGlobal Forum is pleased to be hosting the Summit at the luxury Park Lane Hotel in New York. Located on Central Park in the Midtown business district, the Helmsley Park Lane hotel is just steps from Fifth Avenue shopping, Broadway theaters, Museum Mile, Radio City Hall, and Lincoln Center.

 

Bradford W. Howe

Bradford W. Howe

Chief Executive Officer

LEI

Bradford W. Howe
Chief Executive Officer
CEO of LEI with shared responsibility for oversight and management of the



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BRUCE SCHANZER 

BRUCE SCHANZER 

President and Chief Executive Officer

CEDAR REALTY TRUST

Bruce Schanzer is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE: CDR), a real estate investment

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Christopher Hartung

Christopher Hartung

Director, Portfolio Manager

LAZARD ASSET MANAGEMENT

Christopher Hartung is a Portfolio Manager on Lazard's Global Real Estate Securities team, focusing on investment

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Greg Romundt

Greg Romundt

President & CEO

CENTURION ASSET MANAGEMENT INC.

Mr. Romundt is the founder and President of Centurion Asset Management Inc., Centurion Apartment REIT, Centurion Real

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Nelson Mills

Nelson Mills

President & CEO

COLUMBIA PROPERTY TRUST, INC.

As President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Columbia Property Trust, Nelson Mills is responsible for the

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Dan Egan

Dan Egan

Vice President, Head of Sustainability and Utilities

VORNADO REALTY

Daniel Egan is Vice President of Sustainability and Utilities for Vornado Realty Trust. Dan’s sustainability program

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Glenn R. Mueller, Ph.D.

Glenn R. Mueller, Ph.D.

Real Estate Investment Strategist, Managing Director

BLACK CREEK GROUP

Dr. Mueller has 42 years of real estate industry experience, including 35 years of research. Mueller is internationally

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Dana Schneider

Dana Schneider

Senior Vice President

JONES LANG LASALLE

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Daniel Cooney

Daniel Cooney

Vice President

PGIM REAL ESTATE

Daniel Cooney is a vice president with PGIM Real Estate and a portfolio manager for the Global Real Estate Securities

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Elena Alschuler

Elena Alschuler

Director of Real Estate Strategy

VIEW INC

Ms. Alschuler is the Director of Real Estate Strategy for View Inc. which makes an intelligent self-tinting window. Ms.

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Helen Gurfel

Helen Gurfel

Vice President of Innovation

LENNAR

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Tzvi Rokeach

Tzvi Rokeach

Partner

KRAMER LEVIN

Tzvi Rokeach represents leading developers, institutional investors, major lenders, Fortune 1000 corporations and

View More

Craig Macnab

Craig Macnab

Former Chairman & CEO

NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES, INC

Craig Macnab served as Chief Executive Officer of National Retail Properties from February 2004 to April 2017, and as

View More

James Nelson

James Nelson

CEO & President

GLOBAL NETLEASE

James L. Nelson currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and President and as a director of Global Net Lease. Mr.

View More

Chris Czarnecki

Chris Czarnecki

Chief Executive Officer

BROADSTONE REAL ESTATE, LLC

Chris Czarnecki joined Broadstone in 2009 and became CEO in 2017; in this role he is responsible for leading the

View More

Ari Frankel

Ari Frankel

Assistant Vice President – Sustainability & High‐Performance Buildings

ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, INC.

Ari Frankel is the Assistant Vice President – Sustainability & High‐Performance Buildings for Alexandria
Real


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Brad A. Molotsky

Brad A. Molotsky

Partner

DUANE MORRIS LLP

Brad is a partner at Duane Morris LLP where he practices in the areas of commercial leasing, acquisitions and

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Chester Lee

Chester Lee

Partner & Co-Head, Real Estate Group

DUANE MORRIS

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Joy Schoffler

Joy Schoffler

Chief Strategy Officer

CASORO CAPITAL

Joy Schoffler serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Casoro Capital, a single-family office formed to build and preserve

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Richard Silfen

Richard Silfen

Partner

DUANE MORRIS LLP

Richard Silfen, a partner at Duane Morris LLP, practices in the area of corporate law with concentrations in M&A

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Dan Teper

Dan Teper

Managing Director, Real Estate

BROOKFIELD PROPERTY GROUP

Dan Teper is a Managing Director for Brookfield Property Group, responsible for managing and executing investment

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Gary Gordon

Gary Gordon

Managing Director

HOULIHAN LOKEY

Mr. Gordon is a Managing Director and a member of Houlihan Lokey’s Real Estate Strategic Advisory practice. He has

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Todd E. Lenson

Todd E. Lenson

Partner

KRAMER LEVIN

Todd E. Lenson has more than 20 years of experience representing public companies, private equity funds and their

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