The Intersection of
Capital and Opportunity
Dealpoint Merrill is a subsidiary of The Merrill Group of Companies
The Merrill Group of Companies (Los Angeles and Las Vegas offices) is a privately held real estate development and property management firm which has been in business since 1985. The firm currently manages over two million square feet in office and retail assets throughout the nation. The firm’s CEO, David Frank, Esq. is a nationally recognized court appointed receiver for over 73 lending/servicing institutions. The subsidiary’s executives of DealPoint Merrill have acquired over $2 billion in assets and have attracted over $1 billion in equity for commercial real estate investments.
DealPoint Merrill’s Strategic Partnerships
DealPoint Merrill’s Strategic Partnerships offer a dynamic form of Joint Venture in commercial real estate. The firm’s Strategic Partnership mandate is predicated on the a “best practices” blueprint to transform assets of distressed sellers into stabilized success stories, creating significant cash flow and a premium value in the process. The firm’s executives offer the national expertise in several asset classes needed to create growth opportunities of a type and scale attractive to private equity funds as well as institutional investors.
Co-Invest – Operating Platform
The firm’s primary objective in today’s market is to position itself as a reliable and consistent, co-invest, operating platform for Private Equity and Institutional Investors. DealPoint Merrill sources and manages opportunistic deal flow specifically aligned with the acquisition, management, yield, and exit objectives of our Strategic Capital Partners. The firm creates value by transforming acquired assets into successful, high yield holdings and dispositions. Our minimum targeted annualized IRR per asset is 20% on equity on a programmatic platform featuring high reward, low risk assets.
Executive & Management Team
DealPoint Merrill executives collectively, have a proven and deep track record, owing in large part to consistent, yet market sensitive investment strategies, which that they have successfully applied to over 6 million square feet, in excess of 100 commercial investments and $2 billion in acquisitions, including retail, multi-family, student housing, industrial, office, self storage and all types of development. The firm’s team of professionals include elite asset and property managers whose proven insight has navigated them through a variety of economic cycles, where they have consistently outperformed their peers. The firm’s executives collaborate on all elements of the ownership of each asset in the portfolio, including: sourcing, underwriting, due diligence, leasing, operations, asset/property management, investor relations and accounting, asset and tenant re-positioning, development and exit strategy.
The firm’s elite professional relationships help source class A & B office, retail, student housing, self storage and multi-family assets in proprietary or advantaged situations. DealPoint Merrill specializes in creating value through repositioning assets acquired as non-performing notes, buyouts, distressed deals/turnarounds, selective portfolio investments and joint ventures in select stable markets, primarily in the Southwest, Texas, Georgia/Florida and New York/Washington DC regions.
Investor Relations Platform
DealPoint Merrill’s Opportunity-Specific Platforms (OSP) work in conjunction with each Investment partner through transparent agreements allowing each participant to understand clearly the on-going management process necessary to maximize growth and shareholder value prior to an appropriate and timely exit. All investments are managed with the most stringent accounting, legal, risk management, compliance and best practices approach by Landwin Merrill.
Asset Management Experience
Asset Management Experience – our understanding of consumer and business demands and local demographics is essential to effectively reposition real estate to align with consumer behavior. Long-term value is created by selecting the optimal tenant mix and completing the appropriate capital expenditures specific to a given market and property. Our experience in multiple product types and markets enables us to craft the most efficient business plan for each product type.
Tenant Relationships –in retail, our executive’s longstanding relationships with anchor and national tenants enables us to manage tenants in repositioning situations, driving the overall property’s occupancy and rent growth.
The executive team is not only broadly experienced but has multiple, proven histories of effectively executing investment strategies in a variety of asset classes and markets.