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Perspectives Paper: Automated Valuation Models and Residential Valuations

IVSC

In October 2020 the IVSC issued its Agenda Consultation 2020 which highlighted Automatic Valuation Models (“AVMs”) as a key topic to be considered by the IVSC over the next few years.

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Open Letter to Directors and Activists Regarding Amendments to Advance Notice Bylaws

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Ron Berenblat, Andrew Freedman, Dorothy Sluszka, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Editor's Note: Andrew Freedman , and Ron Berenblat are Partners and Dorothy Sluszka is an Associate at Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP. This post is based on their Olshan memorandum. We want to draw attention to a concerning corporate governance trend that directly impacts directors of public companies and shareholders with director representation on public company boards.

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Professional Insights: Stephanie Sparvero – Bloomberg

IVSC

Stephanie Sparvero Global Head of Evaluated Pricing (BVAL) Stephanie Sparvero is the Global Head of Bloomberg’s Evaluated Pricing Service – BVAL.

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Glass Lewis 2023 Policies Guidelines – ESG Initiatives

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Brianna Castro, Courteney Keatinge, Maria Vu, Glass, Lewis & Co, on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Editor's Note: Brianna Castro is Senior Director of North American Research; Courteney Keatinge is Senior Director of Environmental, Social & Governance Research; and Maria Vu is Senior Director of Compensation Research at Glass, Lewis & Co. This post is based on their Glass Lewis memorandum.

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Rethinking Growth: The Fight to Become and Stay Profitable

Speaker: Aleksey Krylov, CFA - Chief Financial Officer at CytoImmune Therapeutics

Join Aleksey Krylov, corporate finance expert and CFO at CytoImmune Therapeutics, for an insightful overview of working capital management and managing profitability.

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Increase to the solar investment tax credit

Henry Horne

With the recent passing of the Inflation Reduction Act in August, the Solar Investment Tax Credit saw some changes. For 2021 the Solar Tax Credit allowed a dollar-for-dollar tax offset with no limit for 26% of the cost to install solar on your property.

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Communicating with the SEC When Your Organization Suffers a Cybersecurity Incident

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Haimavathi V. Marlier, Michael D. Birnbaum, Morrison & Foerster LLP, on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Editor's Note: Haimavathi Marlier and Michael Birnbaum are Partners at Morrison & Foerster LLP. This post is based on their Morrison & Foerster memorandum.

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Private Equity Exit Opportunities: How to Check Out of Hotel California

Brian DeChesare

Your first thoughts reading this article might be, “Wait a minute, why are ‘private equity exit opportunities’ a topic? Who would ever leave this industry? And what could be better?”. Good questions. But despite the hype, people do leave private equity all the time, whether it’s voluntary or forced.

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Tech start-ups shun Singapore and Hong Kong for US Spacs

Financial Times M&A

Blank-cheque companies in Asian financial hubs show little results

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Author Talks: Hospitality lessons from a Michelin-star restaurateur

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Eleven Madison Park cofounder Will Guidara explains why a hospitality economy is on the horizon and shares the “unreasonable” strategies that he has used to lead restaurants to the top of their game. McKinsey on Books Leadership

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Wachtell Lipton Discusses ESG and Stakeholder Governance Within the Framework of Fiduciary Duties

Reynolds Holding

Over the past decade, investors, companies, and commentators have increasingly accepted and adopted stakeholder governance as the way to pursue the proper purpose of the corporation and have embraced consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in corporate decision-making toward that end.

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UBS chair rules out more US acquisitions after aborted Wealthfront deal

Financial Times M&A

Colm Kelleher says the Swiss bank can grow in the US by focusing on very wealthy clients

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How to Manage a Payroll Schedule

Machen McChesney

Learn how to create an effective payroll budget to avoid wondering how and where your money was spent. Creating a payroll budget helps you understand what percentage of your budget should go to payroll and enables you to stay on track throughout the year.

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SBF explains FTX’s missing money

Financial Times M&A

Plus, Wall Street gets in on the day-trading game and Nestlé fesses up to some past M&A mistakes

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How Board Gender Quotas Affect Stock Prices

Reynolds Holding

Women have traditionally suffered from discrimination in the labor market (Tatli et al., 2013) and are under-represented in upper management (Thams, Bendell and Terjesen, 2018).

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Lukoil resumes talks with US buyout group to sell Italian refinery

Financial Times M&A

Crossbridge Energy negotiating deal with Russian company for as much as €1.5bn but Rome seeks more time to close

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Forward Thinking on the meeting point of science and humanity with Jayshree Seth

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Persuaded by her parents to study science and engineering, Jayshree Seth retained her humanities mindset while becoming the first chief science advocate at the 3M company. Insights on People and Organizational Performance Leadership Human resources

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NowRx’s Pharmacy Patient Business Acquired by Alto Pharmacy

Business Wire M&A

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)-- #CFO--NowRx, a tech-powered pharmacy that provides same-day prescription delivery and telehealth services, today announced that Alto Pharmacy has agreed to acquire NowRx’s patient files in California. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Clarity in the Sale: Educated Sellers and Buyers Get More

Scott Mashuda

What happens when a business owner or founder receives an unsolicited offer from a potential buyer? Erroneously, many owners and founders think of a sale as a full equity deal and a complete exit from their company. However, there’s more to consider.

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CoStar Group Integrates Homesnap Operations With Homes.Com

Business Wire M&A

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP) – a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets – today announced the next steps in its integration of Homes.com and Homesnap.

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Cloud adoption on the rise in Asia: Talent is key to success

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Cloud adoption in Asia is rapidly increasing. What’s driving this move, what opportunities does the cloud offer, and how do businesses achieve successful transformation? Future of Asia Podcasts Cloud services Asia-Pacific

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Statement from State Street Corporation on Brown Brothers Harriman Investor Services Acquisition

Business Wire M&A

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced that it has mutually agreed with Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. BBH) to terminate State Street’s proposed acquisition of BBH’s Investor Services business.

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Eni in talks to buy Neptune Energy

Financial Times M&A

Deal would be one of the biggest in oil and gas industry in recent years

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Lovett Industrial Finalizes 6-Acre Land Acquisition in California’s Inland Empire for Industrial Development

Business Wire M&A

RIALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)--Lovett Industrial closed on 6.02 acres in Rialto, CA to develop Renaissance Logistics Center, a 114,115 SF class A front-load industrial building

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Business Sales in the Oil-and-Gas Industry: Insights from M&A Specialist Gary Papay

IBG Business

Business Sales in the Oil-and-Gas Industry: Insights from M&A Specialist Gary Papay. While some aspects of a business sale are nearly universal, every industry has distinctive qualities that affect the spectrum of factors, from market value to likely buyers.

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Radicle Health Aims To Address Human Services Staffing Crisis With the Launch of Radicle Apps

Business Wire M&A

NEW YORK & SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)--Radicle Health announces the launch of Radicle Apps and acquisition of Sara

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EBITDA: What’s It Worth?

IBG Business

EBITDA: What’s It Worth? By John C. Johnson , M&AMI. IBG led us in negotiating a sale that exceeded all hopes. They were strategically prepared and unearthed then explained the true underlying value in navigating us to a great result.

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Enable, Profectus Form Partnership and Announce Rebate Deal Management Platform Acquisition

Business Wire M&A

MELBOURNE, Australia & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #ProfectusGroup--Enable, Profectus Form Partnership and Announce Rebate Deal Management Platform Acquisition

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Krista A. Showers, CPA, CEBS, Partner, Recognized for CPE Compliance

Trout CPA

Krista A. Showers , CPA, CEBS, Partner, has been recognized for attaining continuing professional education (CPE) compliance in the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist program for a two-year period.

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Circle Graphics, an H.I.G. Capital Portfolio Company, Completes Acquisition of JONDO

Business Wire M&A

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Acquisition--Circle Graphics, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has acquired JONDO

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Child-Focused Nonprofits Can Boost Fundraising by Suggesting Tax Planning Strategies to Donors

Gross Mendelsohn

A recent charitable giving report from Blackbaud Institute confirms that donations in the United States grew by 9% in 2021. This increase occurred for nonprofits of all sizes in all sectors, with 12% of charitable giving coming from online donations.

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Ted Mason, LaPorte’s Former President and CEO, Retires

LaPorte

William “Ted” Mason III, former LaPorte President and CEO, will retire from the firm effective December 1, 2022. Ted has been with LaPorte for 39… The post Ted Mason, LaPorte’s Former President and CEO, Retires first appeared on LaPorte. Newsworthy

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Benchmark International Facilitated The Transaction Of Metro-tech Electrical Contractors, Inc. To Michael Bowman

Benchmark Report

Benchmark International successfully facilitated the transaction between Metro-Tech Electrical Contractors, Inc. and Michael Bowman. Benchmark International Technology Deal completions Electrical Mergers and Acquisitions Success exit strategy Contractors 2022 Sellersmarket

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Cummins closes on acquisition of Siemens’ Commercial Vehicles business

Business Wire M&A

COLUMBUS, Ind. NUREMBERG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global power and technology leader, Cummins Inc. NYSE: CMI) today announced that it, through its subsidiary Meritor, has completed its acquisition of Siemens’ Commercial Vehicles business, a leading global supplier of high-performance electric drive systems for commercial vehicles. In May 2022, Meritor, Inc. announced it had entered into an agreement to acquire the business for approximately €190 million enterprise value; Cummins subsequent

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Irwin Naturals Leverages Household Brand Status in Effort to be World's Largest Chain of Psychedelic Mental Health Clinics

Benzinga

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Irwin Naturals Inc. (CSE: IWIN ) (OTC: IWINF ) (FRA: 97X) ("Irwin" or the "Company") announced today it reached a binding, arms-length, agreement to acquire Serenity Health , LLC in Louisville, Kentucky, on November 25, 2022.

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EU Worried By Vivendi Purchase Of French Publishing Rival

Law 360 M&A

European Union antitrust officials raised concerns Wednesday that French media conglomerate Vivendi's proposed purchase of Lagardère threatened competition in French celebrity magazine and French-language book publishing

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Sentry Acquires Codecov

Business Wire M&A

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sentry, the leader in developer-first application monitoring, today announced it has acquired Codecov, the leading dedicated code coverage reporting solution, providing developers with actionable insights into their workflow. The acquisition expands Sentry’s product offering for development teams to improve code quality and velocity even earlier in the development life cycle, helping to accelerate remediation and enabling the delivery of better end-user experienc

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