BB&D Represents Penn National Gaming, Inc. in Successful Spin-Off into REIT

BB&D represented Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) as local Missouri counsel in the spin-off of its real-estate holdings into a new Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) called Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:  GLPI).  The spin-off closed on November 1, 2013.  BB&D attorney Jim Deutsch handled all aspects of the transaction relating to Missouri gaming law, while BB&D attorneys Kevin Fleming and Bridget Nave handled all Missouri corporate and real estate aspects of the transaction.

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