Losers and Tax Returns

We hate it, but it happens: that promising company with the brilliant founder we invested in
has failed. At least we can take a loss for tax purposes. However, if you have invested through an SPV, it adds insult to injury to have to pay the professional fees to file the tax return in order to pass the loss through to the syndicate members.

Losers and Tax Returns

We hate it, but it happens: that promising company with the brilliant founder we invested in
has failed. At least we can take a loss for tax purposes. However, if you have invested through an SPV, it adds insult to injury to have to pay the professional fees to file the tax return in order to pass the loss through to the syndicate members.

Compensating the Managing Member in Investment Syndicates

Imagine you are the manager of a seed stage investment fund.  Your job is to make money for your investors through selecting and managing a portfolio of private investments. You work hard to find good deals, to negotiate the terms, and to shepherd each deal to exit.  You do this ten, twenty, thirty or more times in your fund, often looking at dozens of deals before making one investment. So how do you get paid?

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