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Panelists at the CFOs & COOs Forum spoke of how the standard GP structure is straining under the weight of value yet to be realized.
Spurred by the prospect of rising taxes, US dealflow is super-hot, said participants at the CFOs & COOs Forum. But there are caveats.
The pandemic caused a major increase in reporting demands for firms. However, attendees at the CFOs & COOs Forum spoke of how that demand had resulted in greatly improved processes.
Navneet Govil
Navneet Govil, CFO of Softbank’s Vision Fund unit, spoke at the CFOs & COOs Forum about the firm’s network, designed to facilitate knowledge sharing among portfolio company CFOs, and its recent partnership with IonQ.
The move to virtual was in many ways welcomed by finance and accounting professionals. But others at the CFOs & COOs Forum were worried about striking the fine balance between work flexibility and maintaining corporate culture.
Attendees at the CFOs & COOs Forum heard that succumbing to ‘shiny new object syndrome’ could be a costly mistake when purchasing and implementing tech solutions.
A relatively new form of financing faces its moment of truth. As banks retreat from lending amid unprecedented economic chaos, a handful of ‘concentrated NAV lenders’ may be seeing a new phase in the evolution of their young market.
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Planning to replace a firm’s leadership is an immense, and tricky, issue. Senior finance and operations staff discuss why it’s never too early to start planning, and how the CFO can be the voice of reason.
Theresa Gore
CD&R’s long-time CFO talks about tech, the next generation of finance professionals and how to manage LP relationships.
Sustainability is turning into a numbers game and moving into the finance chief’s wheelhouse, write Toby Mitchenall, Brian Bonilla, Philippa Kent and Connor Hussey.

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