Opportunity Zones Explained

Opportunity Zones Explained

Welcome to Opportunity Zones Explained, an audio alert series hosted by Blank Rome LLP that takes a close look at the Opportunity Fund program. Throughout this series, our featured guests will provide listeners with a better understanding of the Opportunity Fund program and share key information aimed at helping those interested in investing into this tax incentive program. Listen to each audio alert by clicking the titles below.

Tax Advantages for Investing in Opportunity Zone Funds
Blank Rome Partner Michael I. Sanders provides listeners with an overview of Opportunity Funds, highlights its key advantages to investors, and answers the three most important questions that clients have asked about Opportunity Zone Fund structuring. 

Identifying Specific Investments in Opportunity Zone Funds
Blank Rome Partner Daniel R. Blickman discusses the major differences Opportunity Zone Funds and typical private equity funds or real estate funds, and shares with listeners how to identify specific investments in the Opportunity Fund program. 

Parallels Between Forming SBICs and Opportunity Zone Funds
Blank Rome Partner Martin Teckler draws the parallels between small business investment companies and the Opportunity Fund program, explaining how capital is raised for each and who the typical investors are in each.