Published on 27 May 08
by NEW SOUTH WALES DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
In this session we will consider the legal and taxation features of the Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership (ESVCLP) investment vehicle, which represents significant opportunities for the Australian venture capital industry. The introduction of the ESVCLP brings the Australian venture capital industry one step closer to having a world-class private equity investment vehicle affording tax-free returns to domestic and foreign investors.
- legal and taxation features of the ESVCLP
- how the ESVCLP compares with the VCLP
- appropriate structuring of an ESVCLP.
Gareth Kirkby is a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers and has over three years tax experience in the Australian domestic market.
He previously worked in the UK, gaining corporate tax experience with a broad range of clients and markets. Gareth’s clients include several venture capital limited partnerships and he has experience in providing tax advice to all his clients in relation to structuring, restructuring, profit repatriation and exit strategies
Current at 28 May 2008 Current at 26 June 2008