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Hedge Fund, Meet Highway


New investments in infrastructure by private asset managers are changing the way the world plans and finances its cities, power systems, and transportation links. This article from strategy+business discusses how these infrastructure investments are the latest trend in investing.

ETFs: A roadmap to growth


The global ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) industry continues to experience rapid change, presenting both opportunities and challenges.

10Minutes on hedge fund activism


No company is safe from hedge fund activism. Activists have massive assets under management, and they target companies of all sizes, in all industries. What can you do to get ahead of an activist situation?

SEC's business continuity plan proposed rule


Five key points from the SEC's business continuity plan proposed rule for investment advisers.

US Real Estate Insights - Spring 2016


This edition highlights the theme of disruption in the real estate markets, as well as the evolution of the housing market in response to the changing economic and demographic environment.

2016 lease accounting survey


PwC and CBRE surveyed executives from organizations’ accounting, finance and real estate functions about actions they are considering to prepare for the new standards. Key findings from the survey, summarized here, reveal the challenges ahead and steps companies are taking now.

2016 Global Investor Survey: Redefining business success in a changing world


This report is a companion to our 19th Annual Global CEO Survey, which included interviews with over 1,400 chief executive officers. The CEO Survey explores business leaders’ views on the challenges and opportunities facing their businesses, the expectations of stakeholders and the evolving purpose of a company.

A Practical Guide to the Proposed 385 Regulations for REITs and Real Estate Funds


This alert highlights the ways in which the new proposed regulations under Section 385 will affect real estate funds and REITs.

The overhaul of lease accounting: Catalyst for change in corporate real estate


This publication discusses the newly-released lease accounting standard and presents considerations for companies that are significant users of real estate.

Working guide for an investment company’s audit committee


The guide provides audit committee members a source of possible topics and matters to discuss with fund management, service providers and internal and independent auditors.