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Optimizing private equity portfolio operations with M&A360

RSM works with private equity firms to mitigate risk, accelerate revenue and contain costs during the optimize phase of M&A transactions.

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Contingent consideration: A means of mediation in acquisitions

As transactions increase their reliance on contingent consideration, it is important to ensure they are valued correctly.

  • Arlene Towarnicke

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Technology is transforming the usability of tax data

With tax software platforms, private equity funds have the real-time insights they need for smarter investment decision-making.

  • Christa Clark, Lauren Demas

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Cyber insurance readiness is key to coverage for private equity firms

With cyber attacks becoming more frequent and advanced, how are private equity funds protecting themselves and their portfolio companies?

  • Anthony Catalano

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Tax traps to avoid when holding a corporation through a partnership

Partnerships and corporations they control may trigger unexpected tax liabilities by transferring value from one to pay costs of the other.

  • Nick Gruidl, Stefan Gottschalk, Tonya Williams

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From fund to family office: Key questions to consider

Some hedge fund managers are making the move to restructure their wealth as a family office; however, there are key areas to consider.

  • Benjamin Berger, Christa Clark

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The importance of pretransaction sell side SALT due diligence

By preparing for a sale through sell side tax due diligence, a seller can fix issues before they are identified by a potential buyer.

  • John Wojcik, John Wozniczka

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ESG best practices for private equity fund managers

Investment managers are realizing the business value of tracking ESG for raising capital and attracting top diverse talent.

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Insights on media mega trends for deal-makers

The economics of media content ownership versus creation: An in depth look at the media landscape and changing investing behaviors.

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Boom times in private equity

Private equity deal activity is on pace for its best year on record, and deal activity in the middle market leads the way.