Jan Sharry in the Dallas Business Journal: Private Investment Market on a Bumpy Ride

10/22/2013


Private investment fund activity has been on a choppy ride, which is keeping the lawyers who specialize in the sector on their toes...

Jan Sharry, partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP, said the tax structure in Texas encourages the formation of private investment funds here.

“We still have a very, very active market in terms of funds being established,” she said. “People are always looking for alternative investment vehicles where they can diversify their risk. Dallas is certainly one of the areas where we have a very active practice in terms of establishing private equity groups — second only to New York.

“Part of that is probably the tax structure in Texas. It’s an active market and something I foresee to be very strong in the Dallas marketplace.

Excerpted from the Dallas Business Journal, October 22, 2013. To view full article, click here (subscription required).

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