330 North Wabash

Could distressed Prime Group Realty be saved when the debt on its primary remaining asset—Chicago’s 330 Wabash Avenue—was about to default?
David Linn Reynolds, Lynne B. Sagalyn  | Spring 2016
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In the spring of 2010, Jeff Patterson, CEO and president of Prime Group Realty Trust (PGRT), found his company in a dire situation. The equity in the company was “toast,” the preferred shares had traded below 10% of their original value, and the debt on the company’s primary remaining asset 330 North Wabash was about to default. Enter investment partner Five Mile Capital. In this case, students are presented with the financials, floor plans and press release relating to the deal and asked to evaluate the associated strengths and opportunities of the deal.

Case ID: 161701
Supplemental Materials: Excel Spreadsheets , Student Dataset

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