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.
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…
James Alex of RSM, a former US Treasury official who worked on tax reform with other Trump Administration senior officials, discusses new tax rules including the deduction of business interests, Qualified Improvement Property rules, and the reporting challenges of Opportunity Zone regulations.
Robert Seber of Vinson & Elkins discusses a new model limited partnership agreement from the Institutional Limited Partner Association and why general partners need to be aware that a suggested “prudent person” standard has a very specific history and understanding in the investment management industry.
An expert conversation about how GPs can protect and add value via data security
As more than a few private equity investors have learned, missing cybersecurity weaknesses in portfolio companies can lead to catastrophic losses. But just as importantly, making improvements to a company’s cybersecurity infrastructure can position it for a more lucrative exit.
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 .
A major investor in US retail property, real estate investment firm Taurus, is selling its portfolio and ceasing new investments. Co-founder of Taurus, Peter Merrigan, spoke with Privcap about lack of demand for many malls, the Amazon effect, the rise of logistics properties, and why he’s still bullish about malls in emerging markets.
Private equity firms increasingly are investing in healthcare businesses, many of them physician practices – with doctors at the core of operations. How should doctors assess the economics of such deals? What will be the impact on care? What questions should they ask of financial partners who propose to invest in or acquire these practices?…