JMBM is pleased to announce that Catherine DeBono Holmes, alongside fellow partners Jim Butler and David Sudeck, has been named to EB5 Investors Magazine’s “Top 15 Corporate and Securities Attorneys” list for 2023.
Cathy is the Chair of JMBM’s Investment Capital Law Group and the author of the Investment Law Blog. She helps clients worldwide to raise, invest and manage capital from U.S. and non-U.S. investors.
She has represented hundreds of EB-5 offering sponsors and real estate developers to obtain financing through the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program for the development of hotels, multi-family, assisted living and mixed-use developments throughout the U.S.
“The restoration of this program following the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 has provided an excellent opportunity for investors,” said Holmes. “I am honored to be recognized as a top corporate and securities attorney and I look forward to continuing to help my clients take advantage of the reauthorized program.”
Cathy also represents private investment fund managers, registered securities broker-dealers and investment advisers on securities offerings, business transactions and regulatory compliance issues.
With extensive experience in the hospitality industry, Cathy specializes in resort and urban mixed-use financing and development, hotel management and franchise agreements, resort and hotel purchase and sale transactions, and public-private hotel development.
About JMBM’s Investment Capital Law Group
JMBM’s Investment Capital Law Group provides legal and business advice to assist our clients with raising capital for investment in U.S. real estate development and business; structuring offerings of investment securities, primarily for private investment; conducting offerings of investment securities in compliance with U.S. federal and state securities laws; and forming and obtaining approval of EB-5 Regional Centers for investment in U.S. business through the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program. We represents real estate developers, EB-5 Regional Centers, private fund managers and registered securities broker-dealers and advisors with respect to capital raising.
About EB5 Investors Magazine
EB5 Investors Magazine serves as a companion to EB5Investors.com and strives to deliver compelling and comprehensive articles and information for everything EB-5 related. EB5 Investors Magazine provides a platform for skilled EB-5 professionals to discuss pressing matters and keep readers up to date on the constantly changing laws and legislation pertaining to EB-5. Each of the publication’s articles is peer-reviewed and provides high-quality objective analysis to an audience of attorneys, EB-5 regional centers, migration agents, wealth managers, and EB-5 service providers.
Catherine DeBono Holmes is the chair of JMBM’s Investment Capital Law Group, and she has practiced law at JMBM for over 30 years. She has also worked as a senior member of the JMBM Global Hospitality Group and JMBM Chinese Investment Group. Within the Investment Capital Law Group, she helps real estate developers and business owners, brokers, investment advisers and investment managers raise and manage investment capital from U.S. and non-U.S. investors. She has acted as lead counsel on numerous hotel, residential and mixed-use developments and transactions in the U.S., Europe, China, South America and Asia Pacific regions, as well as hotel management and franchise agreements and public-private hotel developments. She has also represented private investment fund managers, registered securities broker-dealers and investment advisers on securities offerings, business transactions and regulatory compliance issues. She is a frequent speaker and author on a range of topics related to capital raising transactions, including EB-5 financing and Opportunity Zone financing. Cathy can be reached at CHolmes@jmbm.com.