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REITs: IRS Ruling Opens Door for Midstream Assets

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In the early 1990s, several MLPs converted into REITS to take advantage of better capital formation opportunities, but the REIT structure was not suitable for many midstream assets. Recent IRS guidance suggests this historic barrier may be coming down. With almost half of U.S. midstream assets housed in MLP structures and significant continuing challenges in accessing the equity capital markets, this program discussed the midstream REIT alternative.

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This program was also part of our REIT Series.

This presentation was recorded and current as of February 12, 2020. Content viewed after this date may no longer be current.

This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.