Private equity funds

Private equity funds guidance:

This Practice Note describes the tax code applicable to fund managers—the disguised investment management fee (DIMF) rules. In particular, it highlights: • how management...

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This Practice Note: • illustrates the partnership structure of a typical onshore limited partnership fund • explains what carried interest is, and • describes the tax...

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This Practice Note sets out how the investors in a typical UK private equity fund might be subject to UK taxation on their share of the fund's profits. One of the reasons...

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The income-based carried interest (IBCI) rules form part of the legislation which governs the tax treatment of rewards received by fund managers. The IBCI rules attempt...

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This Practice Note sets out what to look for when reviewing the tax sections of a private equity fund limited partnership agreement (LPA). It is drafted for a fund set up...

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This Practice Note considers the application of stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax (SDRT) to the transfer of interests in private equity partnerships. The UK levies...

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Carried interest (or carry) is a subordinated, contingent right to share in the 'super-profit' of a private equity fund. It is typically held by members of the private...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the structuring considerations relevant to a typical offshore private equity fund with some UK connection. The note deals...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the structure of a typical onshore private equity fund. In particular, it explains: • what a private equity fund is • who...

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To seek out investors, a private equity fund will use a private placement memorandum (PPM) as its main marketing document. The content of a PPM is largely governed by...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note describes the role and tax treatment applicable to the general partner in a UK limited partnership private equity fund. It highlights, in particular: •...

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