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Building a foundation for growth: Governance in investor-owned private companies

In collaboration with the KPMG Board Leadership Center, the National Association of Corporate Directors has produced Building a Foundation for Growth: Governance in Investor-Owned Private Companies.

In collaboration with the KPMG Board Leadership Center, the National Association of Corporate Directors has produced Building a Foundation for Growth: Governance in Investor-Owned Private Companies. This handbook, available for free to registered users at NACD, examines the governance styles and board-oversight practices employed by private-equity and late-stage venture capital portfolio companies.

The handbook assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the private equity portfolio company governance model and can help board members and investors of these companies:

  • Understand the respective roles and expectations of investors, directors, and the CEO
  • Clarify governance protocols and board-operating processes
  • Navigate boardroom dynamics
  • Create incentives and mitigate risk
  • Position for an eventual exit or capital transaction

Download the handbook at NACDOnline.org (registration required).

 

 

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