Drawing on insights from our work and interactions with public and private company directors and business leaders, we’ve highlighted seven items for private company boards to consider as they focus their 2020 agendas on the critical challenges at han
Investors’ ability to assess strategy and operations at their portfolio companies is largely dependent upon the effectiveness of their portfolio company boards.
While the impact on private company boards, management, operations, and disclosure varies—and largely dependent on ownership—a shift is apparent in how institutional investors are directing capital and increasing expectations for private company reporting on ESG.
Drawing on insights from our work and interactions with directors and business leaders over the past 12 months, we’ve highlighted seven items for boards of private companies to consider as they focus their 2019 agendas on the critical challenges at hand and on the road ahead.
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.
Conflicting views aren't always counterproductive and, in fact, can contribute to an engaging and robust discussion.
Three years after the JOBS Act was signed into law, we talk with Kate Mitchell, partner and cofounder at Scale Venture Partners, about the impact on private companies and their governance.developments.
For all its focus on the business and the marketplace, the board itself can be vulnerable to its own blind spot: boardroom culture.
Sunny Vanderbeck, a managing partner and co-founder of Dallas-based Satori Capital, is trying to prove that a stakeholder-centric approach to private equity investing can generate returns at or above market expectations.
For former executives, the transition from managing a company on a day-to-day basis to serving on a board can be difficult. This is especially challenging at private equity (PE) portfolio companies where the dividing line between C-suite and boardroom is often porous by design.
How does a director successfully govern a family business as both the family and the business evolve? It’s a critical question and an ongoing challenge for every family-run company, and one that Joseph Kanfer, the chair and CEO of GOJO Industries, and his daughter Marcella Kanfer Rolnick, who serves as vice chair, are intensely focused on.
On November 2, 2015, Congress enacted legislation that fundamentally changes the landscape of partnership audits.