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July 2013—The opportunities are still plentiful if investors apply a different skill set. Four leading private-equity players discuss the outlook.more
September 2012—Almost given up for dead during the crisis, they have fully recovered and are set to outpace traditional assets over the next few years.more
December 2011—Short of a very rapid change in investor behavior and adoption of new policies in the largest emerging economies, the role of equities in the global financial system may be reduced in the coming decade.more
April 2011–Dominic Barton, McKinsey's managing director, argues that business must take the lead in renewing capitalism or risk losing popular and political support for the global economic system.more
July 2010—Companies advance myriad strategies for creating value with acquisitions—but only a handful are likely to do so.more
November 2009—As companies rethink their portfolios for the post-crisis world, they should ask themselves if they are still the best owners of their assets.more
April 2009—These funds face a credit-constrained world; they must adapt to thrive.more
July 2010—Deciding how and what to hedge requires a company-wide look at the total costs and benefits.more
September 2010—Overhauling investment practices that reward short-term returns could benefit shareholders and the global economy.more
December 2010—By 2020, half of the world's saving and investment will take place in emerging markets, and there will be a substantial gap between global investment demand and the world's likely saving.more
January 2007—Public companies will need to raise their governance game if they are to compete with private firms.more
December 2008—Few directors have served on the boards of both private and public companies. Those who have give their views here about which model works best.more
February 2005—Investments don’t govern themselves; active ownership is the answer.more
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