Morrison & Foerster Wednesday said it has created a dedicated group to represent real estate companies, anticipating a wave of business related to the industry’s growing need for liquidity and deleveraging.

The law firm said its newly formed real estate companies solutions group will bring together experts with real estate-specific industry expertise from the firm’s real estate, corporate, capital markets, tax, fund formation, bankruptcy, restructuring and litigation groups. It will provide targeted advice to real estate companies, investors and other capital sources in deals resulting from the financial sector dislocation. Options it will advise on include M&A, tender offers, spin-offs, joint ventures, or bankruptcy, including prepacks.

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