June, 2022

It Pays For Companies To Leave Russia

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld (Yale School of Management), on Friday, June 24, 2022 Editor's Note: Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld is the Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management at the Yale School of Management. This post is based on a recent paper by Prof.

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Viking Assists With Transaction in Commercial Cleaning Industry

Viking Mergers

Viking Mergers & Acquisitions of Tampa, Florida, announces the successful acquisition of a well-established commercial cleaning company by a Purchaser poised for stability and growth.

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What is Value in a Business Valuation?

Chris Curtain

The Principals of a Business Valuation Value Starts with Expected Cash Flow In the context of a business valuation, value is based on the expected future cash flow of the ownership interest in a business or investment.

A Sneak Peek at the 2022 AAML/BVR Divorce Conference

BVR

Check out this preview of a few of the events taking place at the 2022 AAML/BVR National Divorce conference, in sunny Las Vegas! practice management and growth

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The Pros and Cons of Disclosing News in Distressed Organizations

Reynolds Holding

Regulation affecting managers’ disclosure of news in U.S.

African payments company makes rare purchase of US fintech

Financial Times M&A

Deal by MFS Africa is further evolution of continent’s rapidly growing fintech scene

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ESG Global Study 2022

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Jessica Ground, Capital Group, on Friday, June 17, 2022 Editor's Note: Jessica Ground is Global Head of ESG at the Capital Group. This post is based on her Capital Group memorandum. Executive summary. ESG adoption is on the rise, fuelled by client demand and a desire to make an impact.

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OKR vs KPI: What Are They and Why Do You Need Both? (With Examples)

Rhythm Systems Growth

As a training and on-boarding expert at Rhythm Systems, I know a lot about KPIs. Recently, I’ve also learned a lot about OKRs. Many of my newer clients have come to us for a systematic way to implement their OKRs.

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Benefits of having an IRS online account

Henry Horne

A safe and easy way to view information about your federal tax account is to have an IRS online account. It’s secure and free. To access your information online, you will need to register through ID.me

Asset Managers as Regulators

Reynolds Holding

The corporation’s role in society is in flux. Previous generations saw government as an important bulwark against corporate harm. Today, by contrast, corporate America is thought to be a solution to government dysfunction around issues like inequality and the environment.

Khan vows ‘muscular’ US antitrust approach on private equity deals

Financial Times M&A

FTC chair warns of ‘life and death consequences’ when buyout groups own broad sectors of economy

Corporate Racial Equity Tracker

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Kavya Vaghul and Ashley Marchand Orme, JUST Capital, on Monday, June 20, 2022 Editor's Note: Kavya Vaghul is Senior Director of Research and Ashley Marchand Orme is Director of Corporate Equity at JUST Capital. This post is based on a JUST Capital memorandum by Ms. Vaghul, Ms.

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DIVISION HIGHLIGHT: VIKING MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS IN NASHVILLE, TN

Viking Mergers

Kyle Kerrigan grew up surrounded by a spirit of adventure, risk, and purpose. His father is a surgeon who served overseas in mission hospitals in Ecuador and Kenya during Kyle’s most formative years.

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Notus Heavy Lift Solutions Limited and British Engineering Services Limited

Benchmark Report

Benchmark International is delighted to announce the acquisition of Liverpool-based Notus by Warrington-based British Engineering Services.

Oil prices and price gouging: Deconstructing the price of gas

LaPorte

(authored by RSM US LLP) The impact of global market forces like the war in Ukraine and OPEC far outweighs whatever influence retailers or refiners have on the prices that consumers pay…. The post Oil prices and price gouging: Deconstructing the price of gas first appeared on LaPorte. Energy

Consumer Responses to Corporate Bankruptcy

Reynolds Holding

Distressed firms may avoid an otherwise beneficial Chapter 11 reorganization because they fear losing customers. In our recent paper , we use two experiments to estimate the effect of corporate bankruptcy on consumer demand for a bankrupt firm’s products.

Broadcom’s $69bn VMware deal set for lengthy EU antitrust investigation

Financial Times M&A

Brussels competition regulators plan detailed probe in move that will delay acquisition

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An Early Look at the 2022 Proxy Season

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Hannah Orowitz, Rajeev Kumar, and Lee Anne Hagel, Georgeson LLC, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Editor's Note: Hannah Orowitz is Head of ESG, Rajeev Kumar is Senior Managing Director, and Lee Anne Hagel is Director at Georgeson LLC. This post is based on a Georgeson memorandum by Ms.

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Deal Structures: Legalities to Negotiate When Selling a Business

Viking Mergers

The number of negotiable components in business deal structures can seem exciting at best, terrifying at worst, and certainly overwhelming to anyone closely impacted by the deal’s results (i.e., the seller and the buyer).

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction of Access Plus (Scotland) Ltd and TrainingPlus.com Ltd TO Briggs Equipment UK Limited

Benchmark Report

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the acquisition of both Access Plus and TrainingPlus to Briggs Equipment. Operating from three sites in Scotland – Glasgow, Edinburgh and Irvine – Access Plus has delivered high quality powered access solutions to customers throughout the UK since 1998.

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Accounting for Leases in 2022

LaPorte

In early 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) released new guidance on how businesses should account for leases. That new standard went into effect… The post Accounting for Leases in 2022 first appeared on LaPorte.

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Tax matters when selling a home

Henry Horne

With the real estate market still so hot, you might be tempted to cash in. If you do, consider the following tax matters when selling a home.

Walgreens halts sale of Boots chain citing tougher financial conditions

Financial Times M&A

Owner of UK pharmacy and beauty group blames market turmoil for bids being below its expectations

Enhancing the Transparency of ESG Investing and Stewardship

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Nichol Garzon-Mitchell, Glass, Lewis & Co., on Monday, June 27, 2022 Editor's Note: Nichol Garzon-Mitchell is Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Glass, Lewis & Co. This post is based on her Glass Lewis memorandum.

How to Avoid Sellers’ Remorse When Selling a Business

Viking Mergers

Selling a business can be an emotional process, especially after years, maybe decades, of hard work. You have poured your life into making your business what it is today, and it is completely normal to have a lot of questions as you approach the selling process.

Proposed regs for inherited IRAs bring unwelcome surprises

Meade & Moore

Back in late 2019, the first significant legislation addressing retirement savings since 2006 became law. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act has resulted in many changes to retirement and estate planning strategies, but it also raised some questions.

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Chart of the day: The long-term impact of a ban on Russian energy

LaPorte

(authored by RSM US LLP) The embargo on Russian energy supplies poses serious long-term challenges for the European Union. The post Chart of the day: The long-term impact of a ban on Russian energy first appeared on LaPorte. Energy

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2022 Q3 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

Machen McChesney

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the third quarter of 2022. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you.

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Ben & Jerry’s criticises parent group Unilever over Israel sale

Financial Times M&A

Move shows limits of unusual autonomy the US brand retained after its 2000 sale to the UK group

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Regulatory Solutions: A Global Crackdown on ESG Greenwash

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Subodh Mishra, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc., on Thursday, June 23, 2022 Editor's Note: Subodh Mishra is Global Head of Communications at Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

Deal Structures: Negotiating Your Post Closing Agreement

Viking Mergers

At Viking, we firmly believe that one of the best ways to make the right decisions about selling your business (and most anything, really) is to be well-informed. So, we set out to create this four-part series as a practical resource for business owners like you.

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Meet the psychological needs of your people—all your people

McKinsey

Too many employers pay too little heed to the needs of the lower earners in their company. Here’s why—and how—they should shift gears. Insights on People and Organizational Performance Leadership Organization

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How to value your startup for crowdfunding?

Equidam

In 2013 equity crowdfunding was making headlines as the new frontier for startup investment. Equidam was founded around that time, and saw significant traction in this new market.

Help When Needed: Apply the Research Credit Against Payroll Taxes

Machen McChesney

Here’s an interesting option if your small company or start-up business is planning to claim the research tax credit. Subject to limits, you can elect to apply all or some of any research tax credits that you earn against your payroll taxes instead of your income tax.

Accor and Hoxton boutique hotel venture valued at more than €2bn ahead of deal

Financial Times M&A

Plans to sell stake to Qatari consortium shows confidence in high end of travel market

Boards Are Tying Goals to ESG Metrics

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Molly Stutzman, Laura Thornton, and Matthew Nestler, JUST Capital, on Monday, June 13, 2022 Editor's Note: Molly Stutzman is Analyst of Corporate Research, Laura Thornton is Junior Analyst, and Matthew Nestler is Senior Manager of Workplace Policies Research at JUST Capital.

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What is Amortization in EBITDA? How to Understand & Calculate EBITDA

Viking Mergers

At Viking Mergers & Acquisitions, we consistently express to our clients that performing a valuation of their business is the first step in planning a successful exit strategy.

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