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INSIGHT ARTICLE

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

INSIGHT ARTICLE

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.

INSIGHT ARTICLE

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.

VIDEO

Diversity, equity and inclusion in private equity

Victoria Budson discusses the issues private equity firms and portfolio companies must address to bridge the gender and racial equity gap.

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Cross-border insights for alternative assets

A closer look at why Canada’s public-private partnership model is the intersection between ESG and infrastructure.

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Pandemic's effect on workplace adds complexity to M&A valuations

Companies that have taken care of their workers, embraced technology and adjusted to a rapidly evolving marketplace have been rewarded.

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Board perspectives when considering a transaction with a SPAC

Once becoming a publicly owned company, the SPAC transaction journey must be undertaken with advanced planning.

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Today’s private equity CFO: Shifting the focus from technology to data

Today’s PE-backed company CFOs must master all facets of data to achieve a well-organized finance function and stay ahead of the curve.

  • Gavin Backos, Shari Franklin

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SEC auditor independence considerations for private equity funds

SEC auditor independence considerations for private equity funds with a registered investment adviser or an initial public offering.