Proposed Opportunity Zone Rules: Round II

Part 1: Much needed Guidance for Start-Ups and Operating Businesses The IRS and Treasury issued a second round of proposed rules on April 17, 2019. The second round of Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) guidance includes a total of 169 pages covering topics ranging from additional definitions of the commonly used

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Acquisition Funding: One Size Does NOT Fit All

Historical Acquisition Funding For decades, a common funding method for private company acquisitions has been term loans obtained from commercial banks, a form of “senior” financing.  This financing is generally supported (collateralized) by a pledge of all business assets of the company. These loans carry a stipulated interest rate, and

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