CARMEL, Ind. – Leading financial services company Merchants Capital today announces that Lauren Campbell has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
Campbell is recognized in the industry as a rising star in the legal space, with significant expertise in structuring Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) equity investment funds and multifamily real estate transactions with tax-exempt bonds, monetizable tax credits, federal and state subsidies and agency financing.
Campbell joins Merchants from Ice Miller LLP in Indianapolis, where she primarily represented developers on affordable housing real estate transactions. Prior to that, Campbell spent more than seven years as an associate within the tax credit transactions practice group for Holland & Knight LLP in Boston. While at Holland & Knight, Campbell represented nationally recognized tax credit equity syndicators in national fund offerings as well as project-level investments and proprietary investment funds.
In her new role, Campbell will join Merchants’ management team and serve as an advisor for upper management, offering guidance on issues relevant to investment fund formation, asset management, tax matters and complex financing structures. She will also serve as a liaison for outside counsel.
“Merchants Capital is committed to remaining on the cutting-edge of the industry in terms of designing, executing and managing complex deal structures,” said Michael R. Dury, President and CEO of Merchants Capital. “Lauren Campbell is a brilliant legal mind, and her experience in financial structuring and tax law will be an invaluable resource for our clients and our team.”
Campbell holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago and a Juris Doctor from Boston College. Campbell will be based out of the company’s headquarters in Carmel.
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