Private equity

For Private Equity, A New Accounting Standard with Impact - The Deal byline by Scott Gehsmann


For private equity portfolio companies, the new revenue recognition standard could change a number of key financial metrics and ratios, including EBIDTA, which could have a "knock-on" effect on other areas of the business. Private equity deal professionals will need to pay close attention to the new standard's impact on due, diligence, investment and exit strategies. Read more

The Latest in Compensation and Benefits Accounting - Emerging Topics in Stock-based Compensation - Webcast replay


The accounting and reporting guidance around benefits and compensation continues to evolve. In an effort to keep you apprised of the on-going changes and updates, we are pleased to invite you to watch a replay of our recorded quarterly webcast series, designed for corporate financial reporting and HR executives.

Specialty third-party logistics providers: A busy market for transactions in 2014


The number of logistic transactions is on the rise and private equity and industry players continue to look for strategic purchases, particularly of specialty 3PL providers. Third-party logistics providers are becoming increasingly indispensable due to their high level of customization, service quality, or service accuracy. Because of the number of well-capitalized players and the need for this operational intelligence and sophisticated capabilities, we expect this momentum of deals to continue.

Game on: Private Equity Investment in Africa


Over the past several years, interest in Africa as a destination for investment has been growing at a steady clip. Private equity was the first to make serious inroads into this heterogeneous continent of 54 countries. More recently, multinational corporations and a variety of other investors have entered the fray.