The REIT IPO Market Update from Bloomberg Law and Mayer Brown discusses recent changes in the REIT IPO landscape, including:

  • Shifts in the way REITs opt to raise capital – leaning more on late-stage private funding vs. public markets;
  • Factors contributing to the substantial increase in the value of REIT M&A transactions in 2018 – with the total value of REIT transactions at $81 billion in 2018 compared to $67 billion in 2017;
  • Analysis of REIT sector performance, including warehouse/industrial, shopping center, health care, mortgage, and non-listed REITs; and
  • Implications of the impact of the new tax law on REITs and a look at the growth of international REITs.