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    Winners and Losers in the COVID-Era Food and Beverage Industry

    Part of Privcap’s quarterly Dealmaker series. Three food and beverage deal experts discuss the domination of big brands in the COVID era, the importance of supply chains, innovations in protein, and the degree to which consumer behavior has permanently changed as a result of the crisis.

    September 4, 2020
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    A Distressed Investor Surveys the Damage

    Rodney Cohen, Head of Private Equity at Black Diamond Capital Management, talks about which sectors he finds interesting amid the downturn, and which sectors he is likely to avoid.

    September 3, 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 “real…

    September 3, 2020
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    State of the 2020 Private Equity Secondaries Opportunity

    A lively discussion among PE secondaries experts on the storm of market factors precipitating rapid change among this asset class. Topics will include:

    The growth of the secondaries asset class and severity of the COVID disruptionDue diligence in a remote environmentPremium/discount-to-NAV trendsThe rise of GP-solution secondaries and continuation funds

    To learn more about where LPs…

    August 12, 2020
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    Fund Financing Amid COVID-19

    Experts from Wells Fargo, Mizuho Securities and Haynes and Boone discuss the current state of the fund financing market for private capital, including the impact on GPs, LPs and lenders.

    August 7, 2020
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    Dealmaker: Chronic Change in the Healthcare Industry

    Three healthcare dealmakers discuss the disruptions of COVID 19 and longer-term trends roiling the industry.

    July 20, 2020
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    Dealmaker: Chronic Change in the Healthcare Industry

    Experts from Waterline Ventures and RSM discuss the sea change in healthcare amid COVID-19

    June 23, 2020
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    Sun Capital in the Eye of the Distress Storm

    A Zoom interview with the founders of Sun Capital about how the firm is faring amid economic disruption.

    June 8, 2020
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    Cyber Hygiene: Important in Due Diligence and as a Business Model

    Interview about cybersecurity with private equity veteran Rich Lawson of HGGC

    May 26, 2020
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    The ‘New Normal’ for Mid-Cap Technology Companies

    Dropping valuations, 5G rollout and the rise of cybersecurity

    May 4, 2020
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    A ‘New Normal’ in Mid-Cap Technology Companies

    Richard Lawson of HGGC and David Van Wert of RSM discuss the precipitous drop in valuations of technology companies, the importance of the 5G rollout, and the rise of cybersecurity as a form of due-diligence and as a business plan.

    April 4, 2020
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    Cannabis Investment Enters ‘Darwin Phase’

    Two prominent investors in cannabis businesses compare notes.

    March 30, 2020
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    Tricor Pacific: A Culture of Giving Back

    Rod Senft, Chairman of Vancouver-based Tricor Pacific Capital, discusses his firm’s approach to charitable giving, including support for prostate cancer work and dignity for dumpster-divers.

    February 17, 2020
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    Vancouver Values: Tricor Pacific’s Rod Senft

    Part of Privcap’s “Powerhouses in Private Equity” interview series, Tricor Pacific Capital’s Rod Senft discusses the rise of his Vancouver-based multi-strategy firm, how he wants entrepreneurs to view him, his favorite deal, and the “joy” and “thrill” that business builders need to feel to thrive. Interview by RSM Canada’s Ben Gibbons.

    February 17, 2020
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    Dealmaker Q1 2020: Deep Dive into Software Deals

    This edition of Dealmaker features Privcap’s curated conversation with experts from LLR Partners and RSM who have worked extensively on software transactions. As software has grown exponentially as an industry and omnipresence in society, private capital has flowed into the sector in greater and greater amounts. Why are private equity investors so eager to own…

    February 11, 2020
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    Behavioral Change for Good Initiative: An Overview

    Funder Marc Leder of Sun Capital gives an overview of a research initiative that explores ways for people to improve their lives. Learn more here .

    December 17, 2019
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    Dealmaker: New Frontiers in Financial Services

    Privcap assembled a group of private equity experts for an in-depth conversation about the investment opportunity in financial services.

    November 18, 2019
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    Gasket Crisis Averted: How Sun Capital Turned Around an OEM in Four Days

    Marc Leder, co-founder of Sun Capital Partners, discusses one of his favorite deals – the brisk turnaround of Raybestos Powertrain, a supplier of parts to the automotive industry that was facing liquidation. An unexpected price rise saw Leder fielding worried phone calls from top car executives.

    October 28, 2019
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