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By: KPMG     Published Date: Oct 15, 2019
The alternative investment industry is increasingly feeling the impact of digital technologies, but are hedge funds and private equity firms moving quickly enough to adapt to the digital world? Read now KPMG's report Alternative investments 3.0 and understand how the alternative investment industry can embrace disruption and accelerate digital innovation.
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By: PwC     Published Date: Nov 01, 2019
Selling your company takes robust planning and discipline. Whether you are divesting the business completely or bringing in a private equity investor to fuel additional growth, the process you develop and follow will play a critical role in creating value for your shareholders and family. We hope that PwC's "Exit strategies for owners of private companies" guide serves as a useful starting point for the conversations you will have with your stakeholders, trusted employees and family, as well as your advisers as you realize the value you’ve worked hard to create.
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By: Intralinks     Published Date: Nov 04, 2019
When it comes to tailoring your investment products for 2020, it’s important to gain an understanding of how LPs are thinking about their alternative allocation programs – from GP selection criteria to investment vehicle preferences. How will the industry shape up in 2020? Here is a brief recap of Intralinks survey predictions from last year: • Preferred GP size: USD 100 to USD 500 million AUM range • Most favorable investment method: direct investing • Highest confidence: private equity In conjunction with Private Equity Wire, Intralinks reached out to over 180 LPs across the globe. We asked for their thoughts on a variety of topics including where they’re looking to invest capital over the next 12 months. Their answers helped us craft our thoughts on the forthcoming fundraising environment. Now, what follows is Intralinks’ 2020 forecast.
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By: KeyBanc Capital Markets     Published Date: Nov 12, 2015
Private equity and investment banking experts share observations on what a distribution company owner can expect when preparing to sell a stake in the company, and how to prepare the business to attract potential buyers’ attention and maximize the price it can command.
Tags : industrial distribution, industrial distribution business owner, selling a business, private equity, financial sponsor, financial investor, strategic partner, growth strategy, investment, wealth diversification, acquisition, value creation
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By: Zendesk     Published Date: Jan 03, 2019
After its founding, Mediaocean evaluated 10 customer service vendors before choosing the Zendesk Support platform to manage its global support activities. Three years later, however, a private equity firm acquired a majority share of the company and mandated switching to an alternative platform. See why Mediaocean reverted back to Zendesk and how the company uses Zendesk to power their customer support needs.
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By: Netsuite DWASF Leads Display Q1 2015     Published Date: Feb 03, 2015
In his latest paper, Tom Kelly offers real-world anecdotes from cloud implementations at a selection of more than 25 companies, from Fortune 500 to private equity-backed companies, showing examples on how the cloud provides fast- growing companies a scalable infrastructure that supports their growth while improving efficiency and reducing costs.
Tags : cloud leverage, cloud implementations, fortune 500, private equity-backed companies, scalable infrastructure, efficiency
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By: Longi Engineering     Published Date: Jan 23, 2018
Longi Engineering was engaged to assist a Private Equity Firm in implementing a SharePoint deal management system as an additional component to their existing on premise SharePoint server solution. The organization faced multiple challenges in that they did not possess an efficient technology solution that allowed them to manage their deals and associated history. One of the organization’s goals was to create a centralized, easily accessible dashboard interface from which they could rapidly determine the status of a deal as well as manage their deals. Their deal lifecycle had multiple stages depending on whether a deal was New, in a diligence phase, on Hold or Dead.
Tags : software development, it consulting services, net software solutions, microsoft sharepoint
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By: Harvard Business School     Published Date: Mar 05, 2015
Why are more and more smart companies going VC to find their next breakthroughs? A corporate venture-capital fund for investing in outside startups can help a company see, understand, and respond rapidly to changes in the business landscape. In this Harvard Business Review article, HBS Professor Josh Lerner, faculty chair of the HBS Executive Education program Private Equity and Venture Capital, shares six ways to create a venture fund that’s as savvy and nimble as the best private VCs.
Tags : private equity, venture capital, investment expertise, vcs, corporate venturing, competitive threats, breakthroughs, corporate r&d, venture fund, corporate venture capital fund, startups, competitive compensation, knowledge transfer, fund goals, parent company
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By: Harvard Business School     Published Date: Mar 05, 2015
Capital abundance, low interest rates, and high volatility are creating new challenges and opportunities in equity markets. To succeed in this crowded and complex global landscape, you must take your investment expertise to a new level. The Private Equity and Venture Capital program at Harvard Business School explores cutting-edge industry models and related issues—from venture capital, growth equity, and buyouts to industry infrastructure, portfolio strategies, and decision-making processes.
Tags : private equity, venture capital, investment expertise, growth equity, buyouts, negotiation, organizational structure, portfolio management, asset management, financial strategy, investment opportunities, competitive advantage
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By: Harvard Business School Executive Education     Published Date: Mar 09, 2015
For decades, large companies have been wary of corporate venturing. So why are more and more smart companies going VC to find their next breakthroughs? With corporate R&D units under pressure to focus on a narrow range of projects, companies often lack a good way to sniff out competitive threats beyond their main areas of expertise. A corporate venture capital fund for investing in outside startups can help a company see, understand, and respond rapidly to changes in the business landscape. But the parent company’s processes tend to bog down these funds.
Tags : private equity, venture capital, investment expertise, growth equity, buyouts, negotiation, organizational structure, portfolio management, asset management, financial strategy, investment opportunities, competitive advantage
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By: Harvard Business School Executive Education     Published Date: Mar 09, 2015
Capital abundance, low interest rates, and high volatility are creating new challenges and opportunities in equity markets. To succeed in this crowded and complex global landscape, you must take your investment expertise to a new level. The Private Equity and Venture Capital program at Harvard Business School explores cutting-edge industry models and related issues—from venture capital, growth equity, and buyouts to industry infrastructure, portfolio strategies, and decision-making processes.
Tags : private equity, venture capital, investment expertise, growth equity, buyouts, negotiation, organizational structure, portfolio management, asset management, financial strategy, investment opportunities, competitive advantage
     Harvard Business School Executive Education
By: The Starr Conspiracy     Published Date: Jun 23, 2017
2015 and 2016 were big for HCM tech startups. Hundreds of new companies were launched and hundreds of sophomore companies received new and bigger rounds of investment from angels, venture capitalists, private equity firms, rich uncles, and poor saps. It’s a bona fide gold rush.
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By: KPMG     Published Date: Jul 03, 2019
Business growth. Everyone wants it, but only a few achieve it on a sustainable basis in today’s uncertain climate. This expert guide explores the key pathways that are essential junctures in any business’s growth journey, and shines light on the personal stories and key decisions from the CEOs who have been there and done it. The report offers practical guidance to private businesses from multi-generational family and Private-Equity backed businesses through to owner-managed and fast-growing scale-ups. Read this report to understand: •Going Global: how to navigate and launch an international business •Acquisition: how to identify the right target, assess its value and oversee a successful integration •Innovation and technology: how to enable innovation to flourish and how to harness the power of technology to accelerate your business •Team: how to ensure you have the right people and skills to take your business to the next stage •Investment: how to secure the right type of fund
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By: Samanage     Published Date: Aug 22, 2014
One of the oldest and largest global private equity firms, The Riverside Company was fed up with their complex ITSM solution, the costly consultants it required to maintain, and the sub-par customer service they received from their vendor. In this webinar, Eric Feldman, Director of IT at Riverside, shares behind-the-scenes details of how they regained control of their domain, including: "IT"SM…and Beyond – Cross functional business challenges that drove their requirements The journey – What they learned about cloud ITSM along the way The tangible benefits – Immediate business impact and what’s now possible including more accurate budgeting and building economies of scale If you’re actively looking at, or merely thinking about a new IT Service Management (ITSM) solution for your organization, this is one conversation you don’t want to miss. Like Riverside, you can get control and become master of your own IT domain.
Tags : samanage, itsm, riverside, itsm solutions, vendors, it management, knowledge management, enterprise applications
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By: IGLOO Software     Published Date: Jan 07, 2010
Learn how the BlackBerry Partners Fund created a publicly accessible website to promote the fund to applicants around the world and a private online community for the investment committee to vet potential partner fund submissions.
Tags : igloo software, online community, equity, security management, cloud-based computing, blackberry partners fund, social networking, mobile platform, smartphone, mobile commerce, content management, mobile computing, smart phones, wireless application software, cloud computing
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By: Auditrax     Published Date: Jun 28, 2011
Benefits of Procurement Audits for Private Equity Firms & Portfolio Companies
Tags : accounts payable audit, cash flow, recovery audit, procurement audit, financial audit, audit, accounts payable, business solutions, private equity, controller, cfo, performance management, erp software, best practices
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By: PwC     Published Date: Oct 03, 2019
Selling your company takes robust planning and discipline. Whether you are divesting the business completely or bringing in a private equity investor to fuel additional growth, the process you develop and follow will play a critical role in creating value for your shareholders and family. We hope that PwC's "Exit strategies for owners of private companies" guide serves as a useful starting point for the conversations you will have with your stakeholders, trusted employees and family, as well as your advisers as you realize the value you’ve worked hard to create.
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By: PwC     Published Date: Oct 25, 2019
Selling your company takes robust planning and discipline. Whether you are divesting the business completely or bringing in a private equity investor to fuel additional growth, the process you develop and follow will play a critical role in creating value for your shareholders and family. We hope that PwC's "Exit strategies for owners of private companies" guide serves as a useful starting point for the conversations you will have with your stakeholders, trusted employees and family, as well as your advisers as you realize the value you’ve worked hard to create.
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By: PwC     Published Date: Oct 25, 2019
Selling your company takes robust planning and discipline. Whether you are divesting the business completely or bringing in a private equity investor to fuel additional growth, the process you develop and follow will play a critical role in creating value for your shareholders and family. We hope that PwC's "Exit strategies for owners of private companies" guide serves as a useful starting point for the conversations you will have with your stakeholders, trusted employees and family, as well as your advisers as you realize the value you’ve worked hard to create.
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By: PwC     Published Date: Oct 25, 2019
Selling your company takes robust planning and discipline. Whether you are divesting the business completely or bringing in a private equity investor to fuel additional growth, the process you develop and follow will play a critical role in creating value for your shareholders and family. We hope that PwC's "Exit strategies for owners of private companies" guide serves as a useful starting point for the conversations you will have with your stakeholders, trusted employees and family, as well as your advisers as you realize the value you’ve worked hard to create.
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By: KPMG     Published Date: Jun 25, 2019
Business growth. Everyone wants it, but only a few achieve it on a sustainable basis in today’s uncertain climate. This expert guide explores the key pathways that are essential junctures in any business’s growth journey, and shines light on the personal stories and key decisions from the CEOs who have been there and done it. The report offers practical guidance to private businesses from multi-generational family and Private-Equity backed businesses through to owner-managed and fast-growing scale-ups. Read this report to understand: •Going Global: how to navigate and launch an international business •Acquisition: how to identify the right target, assess its value and oversee a successful integration •Innovation and technology: how to enable innovation to flourish and how to harness the power of technology to accelerate your business •Team: how to ensure you have the right people and skills to take your business to the next stage •Investment: how to secure the right type of fundin
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By: ExpertVoice     Published Date: Jun 17, 2019
I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but people keep talking about how we’re in the midst of a retail apocalypse. It’s this thing where lots of brick-and-mortar locations close down, and even entire companies go out of business. There’s quite a bit of blame to go around: The Great Recession, and Amazon, and private equity, and shifting consumer spending behaviors. In spite of the doomsday headlines, some brands continue to succeed, and a lot of those brands seem to be focusing on one thing: the customer experience. A good retail experience for a customer can be as complicated as incorporating innovative technology like 3D printing to create a clothing item on-demand, or as simple as focusing on the store employees. Unfortunately, a lot of brands and retailers overlook the latter. In fact, according to this recent panel surveying retail employees, only 35% of retail employees feel as though training is effective. That’s a scary number for both retailers and brands, because without a well train
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