Kostas Poulakidas will serve as a panelist at the Opportunity Zone Expo on Jan. 25, 2019 in Los Angeles. His panel is "Investment Panel 4 - When to Head Out: Understanding your Fund(s) and Exit Strategies."
In addition, the conference will feature panels covering topics including:
- Current trends in Opportunity Zones
- Regulatory Guidance
- How to form a qualified opportunity fund
- Opportunity zone investing for private investors
- The role of financial institutions
- The impact of Opportunity Zones
- How to find the right fund structure and market
More information and discounted registration is available here.
Poulakidas is a partner and co-chair of Taft's Public Finance and Economic Development practice group. He provides economic development and public finance representation to government entities, real estate development firms, commercial banks, manufacturers and nonprofit organizations. Poulakidas focuses on public/municipal finance, economic development incentives and strategies, tax increment financing (TIF), venture capital, EB5 financing, tax benefits related to Qualified Opportunity Zones, forming Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds for private equity investment, private-public partnerships (P3s) and project finance.