Cushman & Wakefield is close to acquiring investment sales brokerage Massey Knakal Realty Services for $100 million.
The deal for a full stake is expected to close today, the New York Observer reported, citing unnamed sources. Massey Knakal, led by Paul Massey and Bob Knakal, hired Perella Weinberg Partners to sell a 49 percent non-controlling stake in the firm last month, as previously reported.
But in an email that Massey sent to brokerage staff, he denied that any deal had been completed. “We’ll let you know when there is actual news,” he continued.