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  • Portfolio Operations

    Carve-out Complexities: The Project Manager

    RSM’s Dave Noonan explains one area of focus in his firm’s Rough Order of Magnitude due diligence service, designed to help private equity clients quickly predict the costs of a carve-out transaction during the critical pre-deal phase.

    January 18, 2016
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    Carve-out Complexities: Transferring the IT Platform

    RSM’s Dave Noonan explains one area of focus in his firm’s Rough Order of Magnitude due diligence service, designed to help private equity clients quickly predict the costs of a carve-out transaction during the critical pre-deal phase.

    December 16, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    AM&AA 2016 Winter Conference

    Justin Kaplan sets the stage for the definitive M&A conference of 2016.

    December 1, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    LPs Unite to Formulate GRESB Tool

    Experts from Aviva Investors and AIMCo discuss a benchmark launched to help institutional investors make informed decisions about the sustainability of infrastructure projects.

    November 23, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    Carve-out Complexities: Transferring the Team

    RSM’s Dave Noonan explains his firm’s Rough Order of Magnitude due diligence service, designed to help private equity clients quickly predict the costs of a carve-out transaction during the critical pre-deal phase.

    November 18, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    A Lender’s Lens on the Middle Market

    The U.S. middle market is “healthy” and borrowing opportunities are “plentiful,” says Lawrence Golub of Golub Capital.

    November 16, 2015
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    Carve-out Complexities: Multiple Locations

    RSM’s Dave Noonan explains firm’s Rough Order of Magnitude due diligence service, designed to help private equity clients predict the costs of a carve-out transaction during the critical pre-deal phase.

    October 28, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    Why ‘Rinse and Repeat’ Value-Add Helps GPs Win

    The head of private equity for SAP, Tamas Hevizi, shares insights into private equity operating platforms.

    October 19, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    After the Add-on, Then What?

    Why sourcing add-on acquisitions can take years, why investment bankers carefully “coach” management teams, and other insights into the buy-and-build strategy.

    September 14, 2015
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    Sourcing and Vetting Add-on Acquisitions

    Why sourcing add-on acquisitions can take years, why investment bankers carefully “coach” management teams, and other insights into the buy-and-build strategy from three experts.

    August 3, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    PE Consulting: Optimizing IT

    In a private equity environment, IT is a complex situation given the compressed timeframe for a return on investment. Performing IT due diligence is key, says RSM’s Blaine Clark.

    June 23, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    PE Consulting: Carve-outs

    While every private equity deal has its own set of complexities, carve-outs are particularly challenging, says RSM’s Blaine Clark.

    May 26, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    Cybersecurity: Threats Every GP Should Understand

    RSM’s Daimon Geopfert discusses how firms should approach their cybersecurity strategies.

    May 18, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    Identifying Value-Creation Categories

    Private equity managers are increasingly focused on value creation to help offset the high prices in today’s competitive economic cycle, says EY’s Michael Rogers.

    May 11, 2015
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  • Portfolio Operations

    Lincolnshire’s Focus On Portfolio Operations

    Lincolnshire Management’s president, Michael Lyons discusses the firm’s operational expertise, with many of its professionals coming from operations backgrounds

    April 27, 2015
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    Benefits of a Robust ESG Strategy

    Many private equity firms are seeing a correlation between a robust ESG strategy and a higher IRR, says Michael Rogers of EY.

    April 27, 2015
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    Seeking Clear Website Content Rules

    Three CFOs discuss the challenge of not knowing exactly what can be posted on a private equity firm’s website.

    April 20, 2015
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    Long-term Effects of Net Neutrality

    Finding technology-services companies that are not directly touching consumers is core to how Augusta Columbia Capital invests its fund, says chairman and managing partner Chip Schorr.

    April 20, 2015
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