The Deal honored New York Insurance partner Kirk D. Lipsey as “Financial Services Dealmaker of the Year” at The Deal Awards Middle Market 2020.
Additionally, CoreVest Management and Fortress’ sale of CoreVest American Finance to Redwood Trust was recognized as the “Financial Services Deal of the Year.”
Sidley represented certain affiliates of Fortress Investment Group's credit funds business in their sale of CoreVest American Finance Lender LLC and several of its affiliates to Redwood Trust, Inc. CoreVest is a leading nationwide originator and portfolio manager of business-purpose residential loans. The team was led by partner Asi Kirmayer and included partners Brian Krisberg and Carlos A. Rodriguez, senior counsels David C. Miller and Marc E. Raven, and counsels George H. Brooks, Michael E. Mann, and Robert P. Hardy.
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