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Private equity firms know first-hand how human capital can drive returns, so many are hiring their first chief talent officer. But staffing the role requires a clear set of priorities
Every high-profile hack reminds C-suite executives of the stakes involved in their cybersecurity program. Then the budget swells for the task of safeguarding a company’s data, even as senior management frequently don’t have the expertise to decide how best to prioritize the various elements of a program. It becomes easier to hire a small army […]
IRS rules for partnership audits are poised to take effect in 2018, but GPs still have serious questions about the new regime, Rob Kotecki finds
Planning the design or upgrade of your office requires the right blend of consensus and outside expertise to avoid eyesores and miffed partners.
Addressing the pension liabilities of a UK company often requires that the private equity bidder sit down with the trustees early in the deal process
Forensic accountants can expose troubles before a deal closes, and help establish procedures to ensure that any balance sheet smoke never becomes a fire. Here are a few guidelines for when and how to use these experts.
Alternative investment vehicle (AIV) clauses in US partnership agreements grant GPs the flexibility to create the most tax efficient entity for an acquisition, but those entities do court their own risks.
Seoul's appellate court has overturned the conviction of a Lone Star executive, but regulators continue to delay approval for the firm's KEB sale.
Ahead of a planned IPO, the private equity behemoth has named its first CAO, added business lines and reorganized key fundraising roles
While most firms still have individual GPs monitor the health of portfolio companies, increasingly this is becoming a firm-wide, systematized function.

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