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Technology Trends Impacting Private Equity
Private equity firms are being challenged by ever increasing demands for data from their investors and balancing their need for “real time” access to data versus the use of third-party fund administrators. The in-house technology capabilities and related operational sophistication of private equity firms are rapidly evolving. In this episode of Private Equity 360, FD’s National Practice Leader Bob Woosley discusses the evolving technology trends in private equity impacting their strategic data plans, the emergence of platform based technology solutions and future trends impacting the industry with James Haluszczak, Managing Partner of SteelBridge Labs and Ian Rubenstein, Chief Executive Officer of Exchangelodge. Watch it here: https://www.frazierdeeter.com/insights/private-equity-360-technology-trends-impacting-private-equity/
Evolving Trends in Diligence of Private Equity Firms
In this world of increased data and cyber-security risk, institutional investors have increased their awareness and due diligence requirements of private equity firms. FD’s National Practice Leader, Bob Woosley discusses the evolving trends in the diligence of private equity firms with Neal Prunier, Director of Standards and Best Practices at the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) and with Sabrina Serafin, national compliance expert and host of “Culture of Compliance”, the #1 ranked compliance podcast in the country.
A Revisit with Ducker
It has been almost a year since we had a conversation about the impact of the pandemic on the private equity industry with Ducker, a market research firm that supports merger & acquisition diligence activities for leading private equity firms. In this episode, FD’s National Practice Equity Leader, Bob Woosley and Jim Devlin, Managing Director of Transaction Advisory at Ducker, take a look back at our predictions and a look forward to what might be next, particularly relating to the “COVID effect” on company valuations today and going forward.
Cross-Atlantic Mergers and Acquisitions
What is the current state of cross-Atlantic mergers and acquisitions? Bob Woosley interviews transaction and investment experts for their perspectives. Learn how COVID-19 and Brexit affected M&A in 2020 and what the future holds for 2021 markets.
Moderator: Bob Woosley | National Practice Leader, Frazier & Deeter
Ben Proctor | Senior Partner, Watermill Group Steven Currie | Partner, Alantra Mark Lister | Director – Transaction Advisory, Frazier & Deeter Paul Colone | Managing Director/Partner, Alantra
Lift Out Strategy: A Case Study
As previewed at the 2020 Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) Annual Summit, this case study delves into the strategy of “lifting out” a private equity firm’s back office and bringing that team into a third-party administrator. National Practice Leader, Bob Woosley discusses this strategy with FD Fund Administration CEO, Thomas DiEgidio, and FD fund Administration Principals, Andrew Huss and Jonathan Haidet who successfully joined the firm as a result of a lift out.
Watch now: https://www.fd-fa.com/videos/private-equity-360-lift-out/
A Biden Tax Law and the Impact on M&A
What might be the impact on the mergers and acquisitions environment if Biden becomes President? Further, what might be the impact of a “Blue Wave” if the Senate and the Presidency flips to Democratic control? In this edition of Private Equity 360, we delve into these scenarios with senior FD Tax Partner, LeighAnn Costley and seasoned investment banker, Scott Rhodes with Citizens M&A Advisory.
Watch the video: https://www.fd-fa.com/videos/private-equity-360-a-biden-tax-law-and-the-impact-on-ma/