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September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674114

So Congress has apparently cut a final deal on taxing carried interest.† According the Way and Means Committee the bill will:

" ‚Ķ prevent investment fund managers from paying taxes at capital gains rates on investment management services income received as carried interest in an investment fund.† To the ...


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674113

According to Bloomberg, there’s a nasty surprise in the bill that eliminates capital gains treatment for carried interest in investment partnerships.  Not only is the government planning on eliminating carried interest on the investment profits generated by a partnership, but they are planning on eliminating capital gains treatment on

“the ...


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674112

Electric car start-up Tesla Motors set the roadshow terms for it’s IPO today.† It plans to sell 11.1MM shares @ $16/share for gross proceeds of $177.6MM (excluding a potential 1.1MM share shoe), plus another $50M worth of stock to Toyota.† Total shares outstanding after the IPO, including issued options ...


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674111

There are some good posts going around today on the topic of using convertible debt in seed stage venture financings including one by my former colleague Seth Levin over at Foundry that is worth a look.

Rather than beat around the bush,†let me just say that as someone who ...