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Tax Authorities Explore Structuring Private Equity Funds to Invest in U.S. Real Estate Through Private REITs
May 10, 2011 (05:05 PM EDT)
ARLINGTON, Va., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As U.S. real estate returns to being an attractive asset for international investors, advisors to investors, joint ventures, and funds targeting U.S. real estate need to know how to structure equity investments in U.S. real estate in a tax-efficient manner. Leading tax attorneys and BNA portfolio authors Michele Alexander and Scott Semer will explore the intricacies of structuring private REITs in a new BNA webinar, Structuring a Private Equity Fund or Joint Venture to Invest in U.S. Real Estate Using Private REITs on May 11, 2011.
Private REITs represent one of the key tools that allow non-U.S. investors to invest in U.S. real estate without becoming subject to filing a U.S. tax return while providing the ability to significantly lower the effective tax rate for the investment. Understanding how REITs are and can be used serve these functions is important for anyone advising either an international client looking to make an equity investment in U.S. real estate or a U.S. client looking to attract capital from international investors to fund real estate acquisitions or developments.
In 60-90 minutes, Alexander and Semer will cover:
About the Speakers
Michele Alexander is counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz. She advises clients on a wide range of tax issues in connection with corporate, real estate, and private equity transactions. Michele is a co-author of Structuring Real Estate Joint Ventures with Private REITs published by BNA Tax Management and the author of "Tax Issues in Business Separation Transactions," appearing in Business Separation Transactions (Law Journal Press). She also has written articles for various tax publications. Michele is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.
Structuring a Private Equity Fund or Joint Venture to Invest in U.S. Real Estate Using Private REITs will take place May 11, 2011, from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., ET). To register for this webinar and obtain further information about CLE and CPE credits, go to http://www.bnatax.com/REITs-webinar/?open&cmpid=tmtxac2011 or (in the U.S.) call 1-800-372-1033, menu Option 6, then Option 1. The per site fee is $249.
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