Capital has become a commodity— and, unless you just want your heirs to hate you, you shouldn’t make the mistake of thinking you need a bank to get it. Private credit has opened up an almost unlimited amount of opportunity for those who know how to source it, how to pool it, and how to deploy it.
Today we’re wading into the murky sea of misinformation about funds; what they are, when they’re useful… and what is a joint venture structure anyway? The unavoidable fact is that a bad operator can turn a great deal into a bad one. And misinformation is one of the quickest ways to create a bumper crop of bad operators.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- The often-overlooked and usually-misunderstood strengths and weaknesses of the 5 most common deal structures.
- Why boasting about a pile of money is potentially horrific positioning and the little details that build true success in the eyes of smart investors.
- Exactly how much you should listen when the money talks if you want to be a fund a manager and not a babysitter.
- How to impress a would-be investor with a quick trip to Kinkos and a cup of coffee.
- The importance of buying domestic— unless you’re just wanting to risk an audit or even federal seizure of your assets.