McDermott Will & Emery has released the July 2014 issue of Focus on Private Equity, which provides insight on issues surrounding private equity transactions and the investment life cycle across industries.  Articles in this issue include:

Latin American Private Equity on the Rise
Favorable macroeconomic trends and positive regulatory developments continue to make Latin America an attractive destination for private equity investors looking for acceptable returns in relatively stable emerging markets. Not surprisingly, some challenges remain for foreign private equity investors entering the region, but most of these risks should be manageable for investment teams and advisors with sufficient experience in those jurisdictions.
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Tax Considerations When Acquiring Non-U.S. Portfolio Companies—Mitigating Subpart F Inclusions
Subpart F income can diminish returns for investors acquiring non-U.S. portfolio companies by increasing tax cost. The article discusses pitfalls to be avoided and strategies for mitigating this cost.
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Private Equity Funds at Higher Risk of Antitrust Fines
Recent developments in competition law enforcement in Europe mean that private equity funds are increasingly exposed to potential liabilities for alleged infringements of their portfolio companies. In this article, we look at how private equity funds investing in Europe can take practical steps to mitigate this risk.
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