Uncertainty For Real Estate Investors After Obama Win

Law360, New York (November 7, 2012, 6:57 PM EST) -- The re-election of President Barack Obama has cast a cloud over real estate investors who are likely to see their returns shrink as the Bush tax cuts expire and could face further uncertainty with looming legal fights over issues like carried interest, experts say.

Structuring a transaction around the impending tax changes, including the 5 percent uptick expected in the capital gains tax, was the biggest concern on many dealmakers' minds in the months leading up to the election, but many held back on deals due...
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