Carried Interest Post-TCJA: Impact on Hedge Funds, Private Equity, and Real EstateRead more
Academics, tax practitioners, and members of both political parties in the US have criticized the so-called carried-interest loophole for...April 3, 20190
Another Bankruptcy: Sears-lyRead more
What is the store you go to for everything – your “everything store”?1 It used to be Sears. Sears...
Understanding the SEC’s Recent Crackdown on Private EquityRead more
In the last few years, the private equity market has continued to balloon. In 2015, there was $2.4 trillion...
New Chapter for Fraudulent Conveyance in LBOs?Read more
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, many companies that were the targets of Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs) filed...
Citi Faces (a Very Minor) Slap on the WristRead more
In response to the financial crisis of 2007-2008, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act to bolster financial regulations and monitor...
Burger King-Tim Hortons Merger: Another Corporate Desertion or Good Business Strategy?Read more
In late August, Burger King announced that it intended to acquire the Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons...
Top Private Equity Firms Settle LawsuitRead more
Private equity firms usually have money on the mind. They aim to make money for their investors by buying...
Divergent Incentives in Secondary Buyout Transactions Cause Limited Partners to Shoulder Downside Risk AloneRead more
Over the past year secondary buyout transactions have become the increasingly common move of primary private equity fund managers...
The Intersection of Private Equity and ERISA after Sun CapitalRead more
In July 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled in Sun Capital Partners III, LP v....
Private Equity Investment in FarmlandRead more
… nearly 200 private equity firms are expected to have almost $30 billion in private capital invested in farmland…