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    Gear Change for US Manufacturing

    Investors in and advisors to manufacturing companies discuss the current state of the market.

    December 20, 2020
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    Behind the Growth and Maturation of the PE Secondaries Market

    An interview with two private equity veterans who discuss the COVID era of secondaries, new solutions for GPs, GP-led continuation vehicles, and fund-level leverage strategies.

    November 30, 2020
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    State of Private Equity Deal Flow Amid COVID

    The co-head of Americas Private Equity at KKR, one of the largest private investors in the world, discusses how the firm helped its portfolio companies respond to the pandemic and go on the offensive to advance business operations. Pete Stavros also discusses what KKR learned from the prior recession and how deal flow in certain…

    November 24, 2020
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    KKR’s Equity Inclusion for the Workforce

    An interview with Pete Stavros, Co-Head of Americas Private Equity, who details an employee incentive program that reaches the full workforce of industrial portfolio company Ingersoll Rand. Describing the equity program as “part of the solution” to income inequality, Stavros discusses how it works and how employees are educated about what to many is the…

    November 24, 2020
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    Advent International Surveys a Booming Tech Scene

    Occupying a front-row seat to technology deal flow in the midst of these interesting times is Lauren Young, a partner at Advent International.

    November 24, 2020
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    Gear Change for US Manufacturing

    The Q4 Dealmaker Roundup podcast features experts from MiddleGround Capital and RSM. Topics include the COVID impact on manufacturing portfolio companies and deal flow, the impact that failure to adopt technology will have on smaller manufacturing companies, just-in-time vs. just-in-case, disrupted supply chains, and why some CEOs are more enthused about M&A activity than others….

    November 23, 2020
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    Scaling Enterprise Software Companies

    An interview with Holden Spaht, Managing Partner at Thoma Bravo. Spaht describes the state of play in the software private equity and M&A markets, the performance of software companies amid COVID-19, dealing with huge valuations, and convergence across industries.

    November 17, 2020
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    Women, Tech Networks and Entrepreneurialism

    Lauren Young, a managing director at major private equity firm Advent International, discusses her career path, the importance of networking and Advent’s charitable giving to front-line workers. Interviewed by RSM’s Kerensa Butler.

    November 3, 2020
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    Advent International Surveys a Booming Tech Scene

    Lauren Young, a partner at Advent International, describes the impact of COVID-19 on software deals, her views on rising valuations in tech, the impact of new technology on the healthcare business, and what it’s like to do deals in a stay-at-home environment. Interviewed by RSM’s Kerensa Butler.

    November 3, 2020
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    Dry Powder, Uncertain Future

    US Private Equity and the 2020 Elections: RSM financial services analyst Anthony DeCandido discusses the election and economic uncertainty, and what this might mean for $1.5 trillion in uninvested private equity capital. Plus, impediments to deal activity and whether a distressed buying opportunity looms. Visit RSM’s Election 2020: Insights for the Middle Market

    October 28, 2020
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    Confidence and Career-Building at KKR

    An interview with Suzanne Donohoe, Global Head of Strategic Growth at KKR. Donohoe talks about her path to the investment firm and advice for advancing within dynamic organizations.

    October 21, 2020
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    Planning KKR’s Next Stage of Growth

    Part of the “Deep Dive” interview series: In a wide-ranging interview with Privcap, the Global Head of Strategic Growth for KKR, Suzanne Donohoe, describes the drivers of growth in the alternative investment industry. Donohoe also discusses the rise of limited partners outside of the US pension system, the art of managing an increasingly large and…

    October 21, 2020
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    Anatomy of a Pandemic Downturn

    Having co-led the middle-market private equity business of The Carlyle Group, Rodney Cohen recently joined Connecticut-based Black Diamond Capital Management to lead the firm’s distressed-for-control business. In a wide-ranging conversation with RSM’s Don Lipari, Cohen describes his transition to Black Diamond, the firm’s approach to investing, and the right way of thinking about the…

    October 20, 2020
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    Private Equity’s Advanced Services for GPs and Portfolio Companies

    An interview with Northleaf Capital Partners’ Michael Flood and Matt Shafer covering capital support for portfolio companies, emerging GPs and investing in a COVID environment.

    October 19, 2020
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    Behind the Growth and Maturation of the PE Secondaries Market

    An interview with Michael Flood and Matt Shafer of Northleaf Capital Partners. The two private equity veterans discuss the COVID era of secondaries, new solutions for GPs, GP-led continuation vehicles, and fund-level leverage strategies.

    October 19, 2020
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    Women in Private Capital: Mentorship and Career Support Matters

    A conversation with Lara Banks, Managing Director of Makena Capital, about building a career in an industry that has a small but growing population of women in leadership positions.

    September 29, 2020
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    Portfolio Strategy and Analytics in Private Credit

    An interview with David Ross and John McKeown of Northleaf Capital Partners focused on the differences between private and public fixed income strategies, how to analyze relative value and how to measure risk in the private credit asset class.

    September 28, 2020
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    Private Credit in the Institutional Portfolio

    Two veterans of private credit discuss reasons why institutional investors should allocate to the asset class, how to build a diversified portfolio, and credit performance amid the COVID crisis.

    September 8, 2020
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