• Is Mega-Private Equity Becoming a Public Proxy?

    Andrea Auerbach, Global Head of Private Investments for Cambridge Associates, discusses the current state of the private equity market, including the surge in distributions back to LPs, and the performance of the largest private equity funds, which is beginning to mirror the average performance of the stock market. Interviewed by David Snow, CEO of Privcap…

    June 14, 2019
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  • The Challenge of ESG Data-Gathering

    How GPs cope with the massive amounts of data generated by ESG programs

    March 29, 2019
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  • The Future of Data and Reporting in Private Equity

    An expert discussion about how technology and standards will further deepen GP/LP relationships. Speakers from ILPA, Pine Brook and SS&C Intralinks discuss the move toward standardized reporting in private equity, the stumbling blocks that faxes and PDFs represent, the need for industry-wide adoption, the challenge of ad hoc reporting, the relative reporting maturity of the…

    November 26, 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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  • 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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  • Taxes in a Trump vs. Biden Administration

    US Private Equity and the 2020 Election. RSM financial services analyst Anthony DeCandido sets forth potential different paths for corporate and individual tax policy based on the presidential election outcome, as well as carried interest tax and accredited investor rules. 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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  • 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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