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Hunt Companies Acquires Asset Management Businesses from MMA Capital; Enters into External Management Agreement and Private Placement Investment

Paul, Weiss represented Hunt Companies, Inc. and its affiliates in a series of asset and equity transactions with MMA Capital Management, LLC (NASDAQ: MMAC). Under the agreements, Hunt acquired MMA’s low-income housing tax credit business, international investment management business, renewable energy lending underwriting platform and certain other assets. Hunt also entered into an external management agreement to perform MMA’s day-to-day operations, and agreed to acquire 250,000 of MMA’s common shares via a private placement.

Hunt Companies is a holding company that invests in businesses focused in the real estate and infrastructure markets. The activities of Hunt's affiliates and investees include investment management, mortgage banking, direct lending, loan servicing, asset management, property management, development, construction, consulting and advisory. MMA Capital invests in the housing and renewable energy sectors in the United States and internationally.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Ross Fieldston, Manuel Frey, Brian Janson, Jeffrey Marell, Raphael Russo and counsel Paul Donnelly, Philip Heimowitz and Pearl Yuan-Garg; tax partner Scott Sontag; employee benefits partner Andrew Gaines and counsel Jason Ertel; real estate partner Mitchell Berg; and litigation partners Andrew Gordon and Stephen Lamb and counsel Peter Jaffe.

January 8, 2018

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