ORIX USA to Acquire Hunt Real Estate Capital

NEW YORK CITY — ORIX Corp. USA, the U.S. and Latin American business hub of Tokyo-based ORIX Corp., has agreed to acquire multifamily finance firm Hunt Real Estate Capital LLC, an affiliate of Hunt Cos. Inc.

The deal calls for the merging of New York-based Hunt Real Estate Capital with the two brands that comprise ORIX Real Estate Capital, Lancaster Pollard and RED Capital Group. Hunt currently offers the full suite of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA financing packages, as well as proprietary bridge, term and subordinated product.

Upon closing of the deal, which is expected to occur before year’s end, James Flynn, president and CIO of Hunt, will become CEO of the new entity. Branding of the new entity will be addressed after the close of the deal.