Paul E. Belitz: Lawyer with Kutak Rock LLP

Paul E. Belitz

Denver,  CO  U.S.A.
Phone(303) 292-7737

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Practice Areas

  • REITs -- Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • REITs-related Corporate and Securities Issues
  • Real Estate Issues With REITs
  • Business and Corporate
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Franchise and Distribution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities Regulation
  • Commercial and Asset-Based Lending
  • Equipment Finance and Leasing
  • Sale-Leaseback Financing
  • Syndications and Participations
  • Fund Capital Raising
  • Fund Investment Activities
  • Fund Structuring
  • Private Equity -- Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Portfolio Company Representation
  • Representation of Limited Partners and Other Investors
  • Asset Securitization
  • Alternative and Renewable Energy
University University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S., with High Honors, 1973
Law SchoolCreighton University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1976
Admitted1994, Colorado

Memberships and Affiliations

American and Colorado Bar Associations

BornOmaha, Nebraska, July 11, 1951

Mr. Belitz is a partner in the Denver office of Kutak Rock LLP. He represents private and public companies in a variety of transactions with respect to securities law matters, corporate and real estate finance, offerings of equity and debt securities, structured finance and the organization of joint ventures, partnerships, strategic alliances and investment funds. Mr. Belitz represents real estate investment trusts and real estate financing companies and has been involved in billions of dollars of real estate financings and mergers and acquisitions. With over 35 years of corporate, corporate finance and real estate finance experience, Mr. Belitz guides his clients through complex transactions to efficient, successful and profitable results.

•Counsel to a New York Stock Exchange-listed real estate investment trust in the sale of its common stock to a private equity consortium comprised of international investors.
•Represented a national real estate investment trust and created the first master trust financing structure for a real estate financing company.
•Advised a variety of real estate financing companies in the creation of numerous special purpose, bankruptcy remote entities in order to access the commercial mortgage-backed and asset-back securities markets.
•Counsel to numerous real estate investment trusts and finance companies in connection with acquisitions of commercial real estate and sale-leaseback transactions.
•Represented an assortment of real estate companies with partnership merger or roll-up transactions resulting in the creation of New York Stock Exchange-listed companies.
•Represented various issuers and investment banks with respect to hundreds of project financings.
•Counsel to start-up companies seeking venture capital and subsequent-stage financings.
•Counsel to issuers of securities for transactions offered and sold to private and public pension plans.


May 1, 2013Real Estate Attorneys Guide $100 Million Mortgage Resolution Fund

Kutak Rock represents nonprofit, acquiring distressed loans in Illinois.

November 28, 2012$229.5 Million Net Lease Mortgage Notes Issued

Kutak Rock recently acted as issuer's counsel to STORE Capital Corporation, a private REIT, in connection with the issuance of $229.5 million net lease mortgage notes.


April 10, 2012Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act

On April 5, 2012 President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act or the JOBS Act. Client Alert


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Paul E. Belitz

1801 California Street
DenverCO 80202-2658


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