Tax Tips For Private Equity Acquisitions

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 3:04 PM EDT) -- Careful attention to tax considerations during the course of acquisition transactions can help secure opportunities to protect and enhance value for private equity funds. While there are numerous tax issues to consider in any transaction, below are some key considerations.

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