Michael R.Gerber

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7143

Michael Gerber focuses his practice on commercial real estate finance. He has experience negotiating, documenting, and closing complex lending transactions for a variety of assets, including multiuse projects, industrial facilities, and other commercial properties.

Experience

  • Avient divests distribution business to H.I.G. CapitalJones Day advised Avient Corporation in the $950 million sale of its Distribution business to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital.
  • Wells Fargo provides $157.2 million financing for construction of two industrial buildings in Burlington, New JerseyJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a $157.2 million financing for the construction of two industrial buildings consisting of approximately 1,512,840 net rentable square feet located in Burlington, New Jersey.
  • Wells Fargo provides $140.26 million financing for construction of two industrial buildings located in Burlington, New JerseyJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a $140.26 million financing for the construction of two industrial buildings consisting of approximately 1,690,705 net rentable square feet located in Burlington, New Jersey.
  • Avient acquires DSM Protective Materials businessJones Day advised Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a leading provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, in the $1.485 billion acquisition and financing of Koninklijke DSM N.V.’s protective materials business, a leading specialty engineered materials business built around the invention of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber.
  • Wells Fargo provides construction loan secured by industrial property located outside of Las Vegas, NevadaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a construction loan secured by a 159,040 sq. ft. industrial property located outside of Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Signature Aviation sells TAC Air FBOs to Atlantic AviationJones Day advised Signature Aviation in its divestiture of three TAC Air fixed base operations at Omaha, Nebraska (OMA); Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (RDU); and Hartford, Connecticut (BDL) to Atlantic Aviation.
  • Wells Fargo provides $832 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of 12 multifamily properties across multiple statesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $832 million revolver and term loan facility secured by 12 multifamily properties across Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Massachusetts, and Florida.
  • Polaris sells Transamerican Auto Parts business to Wheel ProsJones Day is representing Polaris Inc. in the sale of its Transamerican Auto Parts business to Wheel Pros, a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of proprietary branded aftermarket vehicle enhancements for light trucks, SUVs, passenger cars, and ATVs/UTVs, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
  • Baird Capital acquires UGSI Solutions, Inc.Jones Day represented Baird Capital in the acquisition and financing of UGSI Solutions and its subsidiaries, which provide water quality management solutions and chemical feed systems to municipal water and wastewater utility markets.
  • Wells Fargo provides $245 million construction loan secured by to-be-constructed high-rise building located in Los Angeles' historic Arts DistrictJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $245 million construction loan secured by a to-be-constructed 35-story mixed-use high-rise building located in Los Angeles' historic Arts District.
  • Signature Aviation acquires 14 TAC Air locations Jones Day advised Signature Aviation in the acquisition of the TAC Air business of The Arnold Companies.
  • Wells Fargo provides $705 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of 12 multifamily properties across multiple statesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $705 million revolver and term loan facility secured by 12 multifamily properties across Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kansas, Florida, Colorado, and Nevada.
  • RBC Real Estate Capital Corporation provides $111 million loan secured by Kennebunkport Resort Collection in Kennebunkport, MaineJones Day represented RBC Real Estate Capital Corp., a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent, in connection with a $111 million loan secured by a fourteen-property portfolio of resorts, hotels, and luxury residential accommodations located in Kennebunkport, Maine.
  • STERIS sells renal business to EvoquaJones Day advised STERIS in the $196.3 million sale of its Renal Care business to Evoqua Water Technologies, a leading provider of mission-critical water and wastewater treatment solutions.
  • TransDigm Group obtains $50 million revolving credit facilityJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated in connection with a $50 million revolving credit facility provided by Credit Suisse AG, as administrative agent and collateral agent.
  • Wells Fargo provides $982 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of approximately 100 industrial propertiesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the modification and upsize of a $982 million revolver and term loan facility secured by more than 100 industrial properties in multiple jurisdictions across the U.S., including Minnesota, Nevada, Texas, California, Pennsylvania, and Colorado.
  • Wells Fargo provides $690 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of approximately 40 industrial propertiesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the modification and upsize of a $690 million revolver and term loan facility secured by more than 40 industrial properties in multiple jurisdictions across the U.S.
  • Cortec Group acquires Pink LilyJones Day advised the Cortec Group in connection with the acquisition and financing of Pink Lily, a direct-to-consumer provider of women's apparel and accessories.