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April 15, 2008

RELAW presents “An Austin Real Estate Firm Goes Public” on Thursday, April 17, 2008

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008

Time: 5:45-7:30 p.m.

Location: Radisson Hotel, 111 E. Cesar Chavez Street at Congress Avenue

Dress: Business Casual

RSVP requested: Chris Johnson, cmjohn@mail.law.utexas

RELAW, UT Law School’s new student-run Real Estate Law Association, is hosting a panel discussion by executives of Forestar Real Estate Group, locally headquartered real estate firm now icly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. A panel of executives from Forestar Real Estate Group will discuss the company’s recent spin-off and initial public offering (IPO). The panel will include the CEO, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, and General Counsel of Forestar. Funding, securitization and other aspects of their public offering will be discussed, followed by a question and answer session and a reception. The president of the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA) and several other prominent Austin real estate, mortgage industry, and law professionals will also attend.

Forestar recently spun-off from Temple-Inland and was added to the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “FOR.” Today, Forestar is one of the largest publicly-traded real estate companies in the U.S.

The event is co-hosted with the Graduate Real Estate Society at UT-Austin’s McCombs School of Business.

Related links:

Real Estate Law Association

Graduate Real Estate Society

Forestar Real Estate Group

Real Estate Council of Austin

Contact: Chris Johnson, RELAW vice president, cmjohn@mail.utexas.edu