The Private Equity Law Report Features Insights from Asset Management Partners on Credit Fund Launches

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February 12, 2020
Jessica Taylor O'Mary
Jason E. Brown

A two-part series in The Private Equity Law Report examines what a private equity sponsor must consider before launching a private credit strategy. Insights from asset management partner and credit funds team leader Jessica Taylor O’Mary and asset management partner Jason Brown are featured in the piece.

The first article published on Feb. 4 titled “What Must a PE Sponsor Consider Before Launching a Private Credit Strategy? (Part One of Two)” discussed several factors for PE sponsors to consider before launching an additional private credit strategy, including personnel needs and potential issues with a sponsor’s existing PE funds.

This second article published on Feb. 11 titled “Four Common Fund Structures to Mitigate ECI Risks When a PE Sponsor Launches a Private Credit Strategy (Part Two of Two)” details the ECI risks faced by Tax-Sensitive Investors, while weighing the pros and cons of four of the most common private credit fund structures that can be used to mitigate that tax impact.