Private equity publications

For Private Equity, A New Accounting Standard with Impact - The Deal byline by Scott Gehsmann 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.
Bridging the gap: Aligning the Responsible Investment interests of Limited Partners and General Partners Bridging the gap: Aligning the Responsible Investment interests of Limited Partners and General Partners
The number of investors who have adopted the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is increasing, and much has been said about fund managers (the General Partners) and their views on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues when managing funds. But what about the investors (the Limited Partners)? How do investors view responsible investment and ESG management? And how in sync are the LPs and GPs?
Game on: Private Equity Investment in Africa 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.
Driving portfolio company performance in a changing private equity environment
PwC's Private Equity Portfolio Company Stock Compensation Survey highlights practices and trends in equity compensation design among US-based private equity firms in light of increased market competition and increased reserves for leveraged buyouts.

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