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The benefits of thinking like an activist investor

– Whether or not your company is in the crosshairs of activists, assembling a team to take a good, hard look at your performance can deliver benefits.

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The next act in healthcare private equity

– Corporate divestitures offer untapped opportunities in the healthcare sector.
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Three more reasons why US education is ready for investment

– Shifts in the education landscape are opening doors for investment.
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Look out below: Why returns are headed lower, and what to do about it

– Investment professionals may have been spoiled by a long run of exceptional returns. We will find out soon.
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How private equity adapts: A discussion with Don Gogel

– A longtime private-equity CEO reflects on the advantages of pure-play firms, how to deploy virtual expertise, and why general... partners are like wineries.
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The private-market investing revolution

– The scale and nature of private markets investing will be transformed in the next five to seven years, with innovative attackers... offering a real challenge to incumbents. This report presents the implications for investment firms, based on proprietary research.
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Fine-tuning family businesses for a new era

– Family businesses were the particular beneficiaries of three decades of favorable global economics. Now operating a la familia... should prompt soul-searching about how they manage their unique strengths.
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What private-equity strategy planners can teach public companies

– Successful PE firms model practices that would benefit any multibusiness enterprise—as well as some that break the public-company... mold.
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How leading institutions are changing the rules on portfolio construction

– The world’s largest investors are determined to make the leap from big to great. Getting there will depend on a new understanding... of strategic asset allocation.
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Inside the mind of a venture capitalist

– Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner Steve Jurvetson reveals what he looks for in entrepreneurs and explains how large companies can... respond to disruption.
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From big to great: The world’s leading institutional investors forge ahead

– Leading institutional investors have grown rapidly into significant global organizations. But what’s next? Our survey of... senior executives reveals how the world’s largest investors plan to expand their capabilities and enhance their performance.
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Private equity in Korea: A discussion with Scott Hahn

– A pioneer investor explains why these are early days for buyouts in South Korea, the 11th-largest economy in the world.

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