Hospitality Investing and the Art of a Real Estate Transaction

Posted in: Alumni Career Services- Apr 05, 2015 Comments Off on Hospitality Investing and the Art of a Real Estate Transaction

Online Webinar
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 12:30 – 1:30pm

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Learn about hospitality investing and real estate transactions from the lens of Sam Bakhshandehpour (B’97), a principal buyer, seller, and former Wall Street investment banker.

Before joining the sbe, a fully-integrated hospitality company, as President & CEO in 2012, Sam had a 15+ year career on Wall Street, most recently as the Global Head of Gaming/West Coast head of real estate investment banking for J.P. Morgan. Drawing on his finance background and his current principal capacity as the CEO of the extensive hospitality/entertainment company, Sam will provide participants with a unique perspective of real estate transactions.

In this webinar, Sam will discuss how the priorities, strategies and ultimate outcomes of a real estate transaction are different in the capacity of an advisor vs. a principal. He will also offer an interactive experience for participants to engage in a variety of questions on the varying opportunities within the hospitality industry and real estate industry as whole.

In his role as President and CEO of sbe, since joining in 2012, Mr. Bakhshandehpour is responsible for sbe global development and operations surrounding the Hotel, Restaurant and Entertainment Divisions. Mr. Bakhshandehpour also leads sbe’s International, Residential, Gaming, and Corporate initiatives, including marketing and partnerships & events. He works closely with sbe Founder and Executive Chairman Sam Nazarian on managing all operations and driving sbe’s strategic growth.

Sam has an extensive track record as a veteran of Wall Street, spending over 12 years with J.P. Morgan Securities most recently running the Real Estate, Lodging & Gaming Investment Banking practice on the West Coast. While at J.P. Morgan, Sam focused on mergers & acquisitions and capital raising for the Gaming & Lodging companies, as well as REITs, homebuilders and real estate private equity funds. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Sam was in the Real Estate, Lodging & Gaming Investment Banking Group at Deutsche Bank.


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