David Barbour’s practice includes expertise in various commercial transactions on a national and international basis. He represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, with an emphasis in structured and restructured issuances of mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities.
He also advises clients regarding the negotiation and structuring of various corporate and real estate financings and asset and stock acquisitions.
Finally, David is experienced in handling a variety of other general corporate, mortgage banking, real estate and securities transactions.
- Represented a REIT in its commencement of an at-the-market equity program of up to 15,000,000 shares of its Common Stock having an aggregate offering price of up to $138.3 million, and in its commencement of an at-the-market preferred equity program of up to 3,000,000 shares of its 7.50% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock having an aggregate offering price of up to $75.72 million
- Represented a real estate developer and service provider in the establishment of a $50 million credit facility secured by single family properties and the repayment of an existing loan
- Serves as outside general counsel to NYSE-listed mortgage REIT
- Represented issuers in over 400 mortgage and asset-backed securitizations
- Represented buyer in $2 billion commercial mortgage loan repurchase facility
- Represented hedge fund in acquisition of specialty finance company through bankruptcy proceedings
- Represented hedge fund in workout and eventual acquisition of oil and gas interests
- Represented Fortune 100 company in commercial mortgage leaseback securitization of its corporate headquarters
- Assisted in drafting of mortgage-backed securitization legislation for Russia and Ukraine
- Represented hospitality REIT in its IPO and subsequent common and preferred equity offerings
- JD, The University of Texas School of Law, with honors, Order of the Coif, Chancellors, 1974
- BBA, The University of Texas, with highest honors, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon, 1971
- Dallas Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Section of Business Law
- Committee on Developments in Business Financing
- Subcommittee on Securitization of Assets
- Delegate – US Brazil Aspen Global Housing Forum
- Senior Fellow – Southern Methodist University Institute of International Banking and Finance, Structured Finance
- Professional Fellow – London Institute of International Banking, Finance and Development Law (1995-2005)
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