Mayer Brown announced today that it represented HFZ Capital Group on $1 billion in debt and equity financing, which covered the $870 million purchase price of a development site in New York, as well as other pre-development expenses.

The Mayer Brown team was led by Real Estate partner Bob Koen (New York) and included: Real Estate partners Marc Shapiro and Jill Block, counsel Jason Schlessel (all New York) and associates Sean Garahan (New York), Ahmad Nofal (Chicago) and Matthew Johnson (Houston); Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency counsel Richard Ziegler (Chicago); and Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Lee Morlock (Chicago).