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The future of work: 5 predictions for private equity firms

Here are five lasting changes for private equity firms that will follow COVID-19 and how deal-making will go on—it just may look different.

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How COVID-19 could impact private equity's approach to ESG

While change was already occurring, the COVID-19 crisis has the potential to considerably shift attitudes concerning ESG.

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Assessing the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on investment valuations

Portfolio managers of investment companies are considering the impact of COVID-19 and economic conditions on their March 2020 valuations.

  • Jay Loudermilk, Suzanne Marra, Jason Kellogg

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Tax planning techniques in a depressed, low-interest rate environment

The CARES Act includes beneficial tax relief. Coupled with sophisticated planning, now is the time to revisit your individual tax strategy.

  • Christa Clark

WHITE PAPER

Distressed company mergers and acquisitions—tax considerations

The economic impact of COVID-19 is immense. Distressed companies in need of capital may drive future M&A deals.

  • Nick Gruidl, Stefan Gottschalk, Vikas Sekhri

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Synergy and cost savings analysis can bring value to due diligence

In this competitive deal landscape, identifying value enhancement in the form of synergy and cost savings is more important than ever.

  • Kartik Sundar Raj, George Theocharopoulos, Scott Barcroft

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Cyber due diligence: A must regardless of environment

If a security breach occurs during the holding period, it jeopardizes the overall investment objectives, hence the need for cyber diligence.

  • Kevin Carpenter, Nishi Shah

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Many midsize PE-backed companies shut out of new paycheck program

The Paycheck Protection Program excludes some PE owned portfolio companies from receiving emergency loans established by the CARES Act.

  • Dan Ginsburg

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Immediate cash generation for private equity in the COVID-19 era

State tax cash-flow maximization and risk minimization are available for private equity groups and their portfolio companies.

  • Harlan Kwiatek, Rob Calafell, Brian Kirkell

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A ‘new normal’ in mid-cap technology companies

An in-depth discussion between two technology industry veterans: Richard Lawson, Co-Founder of HGGC and David Van Wert of RSM.