January 15, 2021 Alert

Hi all,

Below are this week’s alerts for the Investment Network.  Enjoy!

This Issue’s Topics:

  • Stradley Ronon Client Alert: Carried Interest Regulations Finalized by IRS
  • ACG: The State of Valuations in Light of Covid-19
  • FREE: CAIA: Private Equity Investing in the Flourishing Cannabis Industry
  • Small Business Investor Alliance: Outlook 2021: Navigating New Territory for Private Equity
  • ACG Chicago: The Classic Market Trends Breakfast: Market Trends 2021
  • ICI Webinar: ESG Fund Investing: The 2021 Landscape

Publication:

Stradley Ronon Client Alert: Carried Interest Regulations Finalized by IRS
January 14, 2021

IRS Issues Final Carried Interest Regulations

The IRS has issued final Treasury regulations under Section 1061, the carried interest rules. Section 1061 was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and is effective for tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.

To read more, click here.

Events:

ACG: The State of Valuations in Light of Covid-19
Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 2:00-3:00 P.M. CDT
Zoom Webinar

COVID-19 pandemic has created one of the most unique economic environments in history.  In this environment, valuing private companies has become increasingly difficult.  Join us as Michael Norton and Andy Smith of Houlihan Capital lead a panel of distinguished professionals from Chicago’s M&A Community for an interactive and engaging discussion on how the current environment is impacting valuations.

Free to ACG Members.  For more information, click here.

FREE: CAIA: Private Equity Investing in the Flourishing Cannabis Industry
Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 3:30 P.M. CDT
Via Zoom Webcast

Please join us for a roundtable discussion with KEY Investment Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the cannabis industry, and executives from Front Range Biosciences and BDSA, two market-leading cannabis related businesses. BDSA offers industry-leading retail sales tracking data, cutting-edge cannabis consumer measurement and analytics, and an unrivaled source of cannabis industry financial and economic analyses. Front Range Biosciences is a market leading agricultural biotechnology firm that specializes in the breeding and production of new plant varieties in the hemp, coffee and regulated cannabis industries.

In this roundtable, we will discuss the current landscape of the industry, opportunities for growth and investment, and how to identify and establish a symbiotic relationship between private equity, entrepreneurs, and visionaries.

Speakers:

  • Roy Bingham of BDSA
  • Pete Karabas of Key Investment Partners
  • Jonathan Vaught, Ph.D. of Front Range Biosciences

For more information, click here.

Small Business Investor Alliance: Outlook 2021: Navigating New Territory for Private Equity
Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 12:00-5:00 P.M. CDT

How will we navigate this new world as we consider the 2020 election results and ongoing pandemic disruptions? SBIA Outlook 2021 is a virtual conference that will give you direction on the U.S. economy along with insight into potential legislative and regulatory policy changes as industry experts provide strategic information and informed perspectives on how to prepare your fund and investments for the road ahead. Join us as we set the pace for the lower middle market in 2021!

Join as CNBC’s Ron Insana connects the dots to give the lower middle market a clearer idea of what the economic future might hold.

For more information, click here.

ACG Chicago: The Classic Market Trends Breakfast: Market Trends 2021
Thursday, January 28, 2021, 7:45-10:30 A.M. CDT
Zoom Webinar

Join us for a first-hand overview of trends that will drive middle market deal activity in 2021. This annual event, launched over three decades ago, draws hundreds of senior professionals. The program will begin with an economic overview by Brian Wesbury followed by a panel of seasoned professionals in the investment banking, private equity, debt capital and fund-raising markets who will share their insights and vision for 2021.  Sign-up now to reserve your spot and network with the country’s best in middle market deal making.

Speakers:

  • Brian Wesbury of First Trust Advisors L.P. (Keynote)
  • Pam Hendrickson of Riverside
  • Irwin Loud of Muller & Monroe Asset Management, LLC
  • Ronald Miller of CIBC Cleary Gull
  • Jason Sutherland of Brown Gibbons Lang & Company

Free to ACG members.  For more information, click here.

ICI Webinar: ESG Fund Investing: The 2021 Landscape
Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 12:00-1:15 P.M. CDT

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing continues to rapidly expand and is expected to be a top area of focus for policymakers and regulators around the globe this year.

Hear from prominent industry voices, including SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee, about the intersection of climate change risk and financial regulation, the roles of key sustainability standard setters, the market for ESG funds, and more. Learn what these developments mean for funds and their managers and shareholders.

Speakers:

  • Janine Guillot of SASB
  • Allison Herren Lee of SEC
  • John Streur of Calvert Research and Management
  • Eric J. Pan of ICI
  • Dorothy Donohue of ICI

For more information, click here.

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