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Raising Capital in the Real Estate Market: Crowdfunding and other Law Changes

Date: February 12, 2016
Location: Golden Valley, MN
Registration: Click here

Winthrop & Weinstine will be presenting a seminar, “Raising Capital in the RealEstate Market: Crowdfunding and other Law Changes” in conjunction with the Real Estate Journal on February 12, 2016. Winthrop & Weinstine attorneys Phil Colton, Ryan Schildkraut, Zach Robins and Evan Sheets will join speaker panels for the seminar that will cover:

Crowdfunding and Other New Laws impacting Real Estate Capital Raising
  • Discussion of Regulation A+, Crowdfunding, 506(c), Intrastate Offerings
  • What do the changes in Regulation A mean to you as a real estate professional
  • Recap on the 2012 JOBS Act – what is active and what is pending
  • What has already been done in Minnesota – MNVEST and other programs

Putting the Deal Together: Not All Real Estate Deals are the same
  • Structuring the deal to comply with the Law
  • Compensation – Who can be paid and what are the fees associated with each deal
  • Filing the correct forms
  • Projected Investor Returns
  • Important Tax Considerations
  • Small funds

How to Use the New Laws to Find Investors and Close Your Deal
  • Listing your deal on a portal vs. building your own fundraising site
  • How to strategically target potential investors
  • How to effectively leverage traditional media and social media to publicize your offering
  • Perfecting your investor pitch: How to get potential investors from “maybe” to “yes”

Panel of Experts Discuss Best Practices
  • What types of investors are active in this market? What are their return expectations?
  • Typical Investment Levels and amounts raised
  • Learn the best ways to find out if there is enough interest in your offering
  • How to present and promote your offerings and sell them out
  • How to identify your target investors - accredited & nonaccredited
  • How to expand distribution via Crowdfunding platforms, broker/dealers and RIA’s
  • How do investors clearly evaluate the risks vs. rewards of offerings and determine if they’re fairly valued
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