Thought Leadership

ACG Reporters: Sharing the latest trends, take-aways and issues impacting M&A

Vanessa Tabler
Drinker Biddle and Reath LLP

What Does It Take to Succeed in Acquisitions Today?
 

The M& A market can be described in a single word, "competitive." Now more than ever, investors and lenders alike are hustling to find deals and

Robert Jaffe
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Setting the table for the next 50 minutes, Stefan Shaffer, Founding & Managing Partner of SPP Capital Partners and moderator of the Annual M&A Lenders’ panel highlighted that the current recovery has lasted 118 months from the end of the Great Recession in June 2009: “I’m not saying we are on the precipice of a recession, but I think a lot of lenders are looking at a potential downside…"
On the heels of record-breaking fundraising years, will rising interest rates and on-going economic uncertainties temper the 2018 heated markets? Will LPs seek to mitigate risk by re-balancing portfolios, adjusting their investment and sector focus, increase co-investment or seek different terms? At the February 21st ACG Philadelphia Breakfast Briefing, a panel of limited partners answered these questions and shared their viewpoints on asset allocation to alternative assets, with a particular focus on private equity.
Bree Buysee
NewSpring Capital
On the heels of record-breaking fundraising years, will rising interest rates and on-going economic uncertainties temper the 2018 heated markets? Will LPs seek to mitigate risk by re-balancing portfolios, adjusting their investment and sector focus, increase co-investment or seek different terms? At the February 21st ACG Philadelphia Breakfast Briefing, a panel of limited partners answered these questions and shared their viewpoints on asset allocation to alternative assets, with a particular focus on private equity.

Member Alix James, CEO of Nielsen-Kellerman in the current issue of Middle Market Growth Magazine shares how the company was first propelled by women athletes, and is now expanding its product line be