RobertDouglas, one of the country's leading lodging investment banking firms, has promoted Lindsey Whang to the role of Director. The announcement was made by Stephen O'Connor, Partner and Managing Director of RobertDouglas. Based in the firm's Los Angles office, Ms. Whang has been an integral part of the firm's continued consistent growth as a successful and highly respected advisor to private and institutional clients in the hospitality space.
Ms. Whang advises clients in the sale, financing and joint venture capitalization of institutional-quality hotel properties and portfolios throughout North America. Notable transactions executed by Ms. Whang include the programmatic joint venture capital raises for both AutoCamp and the McNeill Hotel Company, the refinancing of a four-hotel portfolio for the Denihan Hospitality Group in New York City, and the long-term refinancing of the Luxe Rodeo Drive hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
Prior to joining RobertDouglas, Ms. Whang worked at Wells Fargo in the CRE Hospitality Finance Group, where she underwrote hotel properties for over $1.5 billion in loan proceeds for refinancings, new construction, and note acquisitions. Ms. Whang is a graduate of Cornell's School of Hotel Administration.
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