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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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Private Equity in 2023—A Year (Not) to Remember

Harvard Corporate Governance

In our memo early last year, we noted that private equity investors and dealmakers faced considerable uncertainty heading into 2023 following a challenging 2022. Not many would have predicted the rebound in equity markets in the second half of 2023 or the rising (for now) prospects of a soft landing for the broader U.S.

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How to Navigate Equity Plan Proposals

Harvard Corporate Governance

Russell 3000 equity plan proposals are facing historically low shareholder support and higher failure rates in 2023. These headwinds likely reflect both increased shareholder and proxy advisor expectations in equity plan sizing and increased share usage pressure at companies in depressed markets. more…)

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The Market for CEOs: Evidence from Private Equity

Harvard Corporate Governance

A wide range of research examines the market for CEOs and executive mobility in public companies while largely ignoring the market for CEOs in private equity funded companies. companies (enterprise value greater than $1 billion) purchased by private equity firms between 2010 and 2016. times on its equity investment.

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Growth Equity: The Child Prodigy of Private Equity and Venture Capital, or an Artifact of Easy Money?

Brian DeChesare

Over the past few decades, growth equity (GE) has gone from an afterthought to a major asset class for huge investment firms. Some argue that GE offers the best of both worlds: the opportunity to fund innovation and growth – as in venture capital – plus the ability to limit downside risk and invest in proven companies – as in private equity.

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