Investors

Opportunity Zone Update: New IRS Language Clarifies Lingering Issues

The IRS recently cleared significant hurdles for investors interested in Opportunity Zone Funds with the release of its second set of Treasury regulations regarding Opportunity Zone investments. Beacon Hill will focus on Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds (“QOZF”) that invest primarily in real estate, and this summary will address that space. The potential tax advantages for …

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Mergers & Acquisitions: What’s in the Deal for Investors?

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in North America and Europe reached its second highest level on record in 2018. There were 19,501 deals worth $3.6 trillion — a 6.3% increase in deal volume over 2017. There was also a rise in mega deals exceeding $10 billion.1 Collectively, U.S. corporations had plenty of cash to spend …

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