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Private Equity and Net Asset Value Debt – Ripping-Up the Rules of Private Equity

Harvard Corporate Governance

The Rules of Private Equity Leveraged Buyout Funds The private equity leveraged buyout (LBO) is, unsurprisingly given the name, characterized by high levels of debt. The rules of private equity LBOs – no liabilities at the fund-level, and compartmentalize your portfolio investments into individual silos. more…)

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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. employers, through 23 metrics across six specific dimensions of racial equity: Anti-Discrimination Policies.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Harvard Corporate Governance

Companies, investors, policymakers, and wider society are paying increased attention to diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) within firms. Moreover, both goals require not only diversity but also equity and inclusion. Fried; and Duty and Diversity (discussed on the Forum here ) by Chris Brummer and Leo E. Strine, Jr.

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Private Equity—2023 Outlook

Harvard Corporate Governance

private equity showed resilience in 2022. And while private equity continues to face headwinds in 2023, market dislocations often provide compelling opportunities for the most thoughtful and sophisticated investors. We review below some of the key themes that drove private equity deal activity in 2022 and our expectations for 2023.

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Fee Variation in Private Equity

Harvard Corporate Governance

The private capital industry has experienced a meteoric rise over the past two decades, with estimates of capital invested in vehicles like private equity and venture capital now exceeding $10 trillion. Private capital funds, like private equity, are typically governed by complex limited partnership agreements (LPAs).

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These Firms Have the Most Diverse Equity Partnerships

Law 360 M&A

Law360’s law firm survey shows that firms' efforts to diversify their equity partner ranks are lagging. But some have embraced a broader talent pool at the equity partner level. Here are the ones that stood out.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the 2024 Proxy Season: A New Era of Scrutiny

Harvard Corporate Governance

Following the Court’s decision, companies’ diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policies and programs that focus on specific underrepresented (racial) groups have resulted in a rise in backlash and reverse discrimination lawsuits (i.e., Harvard , which eliminated affirmative action in college admissions.

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