Cybersecurity + ESG for the Global Capital Markets

Harvard Corporate Governance

Nasdaq’s ESG Reporting Guide is a leading standard within the global capital markets for companies implementing ESG policies and metrics. This can aid in encouraging more enhanced cybersecurity governance and improvements for the global capital markets. Posted by Jonathan R.

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. We augment the work on public company CEOs by studying the market for CEOs among larger U.S. Academic Research Empirical Research Executive Compensation Private Equity Executive turnover Human capital Labor markets Management Private equityPosted by Paul A.

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Addressing Market Volatility and Risk in M&A Agreements

Harvard Corporate Governance

Significant volatility continues to disrupt the equity markets, with the major stock indexes swinging multiple percentage points often on a daily basis. Many M&A professionals have seen at least one, and in some cases multiple, potential transactions fall victim during the negotiation stage to the effects of economic uncertainty and market volatility over the past few months, and overall M&A is down roughly 25% globally in 2022 as compared to 2021. Posted by Edward D.

A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry

Harvard Corporate Governance

The past few decades have seen public equity markets becoming increasingly dominated by a few large, diversified institutional investors such as BlackRock, Vanguard, and Fidelity.

How Useful are Commercial Corporate Governance Ratings in Emerging Markets?

Harvard Corporate Governance

Some researchers measure firm-level CG using country-specific indices (CSIs), tailored to each country’s laws and institutions; several studies report that these indices can predict Tobin’s q in emerging markets, in a panel data framework with firm fixed effects. In our paper, How Useful are Commercial Corporate Governance Ratings in Emerging Markets? , It can be conducted in individual countries, or across multiple countries, in both developed and emerging markets (EMs).

Demystifying account-based marketing


The why, what and how of account-based marketing and 4 ways marketing automation can support your ABM strategy. marketing

Do Equity Markets Care About Income Inequality? Evidence from Pay Ratio Disclosure

Harvard Corporate Governance

financial markets and shareholders assess the dispersion in pay between a firm’s top executives and rank-and-file employees. Understanding equity markets’ assessment of income inequality is important because equity markets allocate capital and send valuation signals to firms, informing and possibly shaping corporate policies that contribute to or mitigate income inequality. The negative market reaction persists at least several months after the initial pay ratio disclosure.

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Why Your M&A Strategy Needs A Marketing Strategy

Benchmark Report

Leading up to a transaction, it’s not uncommon for business owners to focus more on these elements and not the area of marketing as an essential part of their M&A strategy. In addition, effective marketing strategies can help the company create value and growth in several capacities.

BVR’s Discount for Lack of Marketability Survey: Results Show Some Red Flags to Watch For


BVR’s recent survey on methodology and practice for estimating a discount for lack of marketability (DLOM) garnered over 200 responses. discount for lack of marketability (DLOM

What connects the stock market contraction to startup valuations?


In an analysis of the market, Justin Kahl and David George of Andreessen Horowitz showcase data on how public companies have seen their revenue multiples shrink by an average of 60%, with large sector variability. What connects stock market contraction to startup valuations?

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2022 Marketing Consulting, Branding & PR Industry Report

Benchmark Report

The Global Marketing Consulting Market. The global marketing consulting market is expected to grow by $3.83 Over the next four years, 35% of the global market’s growth will originate from North America.

Remarks by Chair Gensler at the Annual Conference on Financial Market Regulation

Harvard Corporate Governance

This post is based on his recent remarks before the Annual Conference on Financial Market Regulation. It’s good to join the Annual Conference on Financial Market Regulation once again alongside my SEC colleagues, including Chief Economist Jessica Wachter and Commissioner Allison Herren Lee. government raised money from the public through “Liberty Bonds,” marketed on posters featuring Uncle Sam. Americans turned to our capital markets to support the war efforts.

SinglePoint's Latest Acquisition May Give Commercial Properties Across Deregulated Markets New Options For Utilizing Solar Energy


M&A Partner Content Penny Stocks SING SinglePoint Emerging Markets Markets SING M&A Penny Stocks Emerging Markets Markets Benzinga

Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Complete Marketing Resources, Inc. and VIV

Benchmark Report

The seller, Complete Marketing Resources, is a leader in the web design, search engine optimization and online marketing space, specializing in the automotive industry. The buyer, VIV, offers their clients a suite of digital marketing solutions across the U.S.

What is a Discount for Lack of Marketability?

Chris Curtain

How to Understand DLOM How Discounts for Lack of Marketability (DLOM) May Impact Your Business Valuation If you are a business owner, you have likely considered obtaining a business appraisal of your enterprise. The post What is a Discount for Lack of Marketability?

Eight Truths about The Current Market for Selling Your Business

Benchmark Report

For over ten years, business owners have enjoyed a sellers’ market in the lower and middle markets. But the tide is turning. Here’s the headline: Multiples are not trending downward, buyers are slower, more cautious, and cockier, and deals are taking longer.

The benefits of an automated outbound marketing


With the advances in marketing technology, outbound marketing now has the potential to be a personable and relatable approach particularly with complex or customised products, services, and solutions. marketing

I missed the market!

Benchmark Report

We have been in an unprecedented bull market. I use the phrase here broadly as the public markets have been flying for over a decade, and the M&A market has seen similar levels of growth. But bull markets must end. Markets do work in cycles.

Board Reforms, Stock Liquidity, and Stock Market Development

Harvard Corporate Governance

To develop financial markets, improve market liquidity and attract international capital, governments around the world are encouraged to improve their countries’ corporate governance systems and adopt internationally accepted best practices in corporate governance (e.g., However, there is little cross-country evidence in the extant literature on whether and how corporate governance reforms affect stock liquidity and stock market development. Posted by Buhui Qiu and Thomas Y.

Transcending Fair Market Value

Value Scope

Click to Download: Transcending Fair Market Value. Transcending Fair Market Value. intrinsic value, fair value, fair market value). Its price is $100,000, and its FMV is $100,000 (assuming it was bought at arms-length in an active market), but I may have agreed to pay much more.

The Shift From a Seller's Market To a Buyer's Market When Interest Rates Rise

Benchmark Report

So if you are a business owner considering selling your company, the good news is that right now, it's a seller's M&A market. In a seller's market, demand is high for assets that are in limited supply, giving sellers more pricing and negotiating power.

How Common is Insider Trading? Evidence from the Options Market

Reynolds Holding

Yet the put-call ratio that reflected trading by these public-data investors showed no profits, indicating that these investors were in the minority, and most informed investors left the options market post-arrest. Evidence from the Options Market,” available here. The U.S.

M&A Trends In The Lower And Middle Markets

Benchmark Report

In the first quarter of 2022, global middle-market M&A activity maintained the momentum that we saw in 2021. Last year, lower and middle-market companies played major roles in deal-making activity.

Benchmark International Named Best Global Middle Market M&A Specialists 2022

Benchmark Report

Benchmark International has been named 2022’s Best Global Middle Market M&A Specialists by the Global 100. Benchmark International Global M&A marketing Recognition Success successful M&A Trends #BenchmarkAwards Global 100 Awards 2022

Marketing to the multifaceted Black consumer


Growth, Marketing & Sales Insights Consumer packaged goods Consumer insights Customer experience & loyalty Customer lifecycle management & CRMTo attract Black consumers, brands must demonstrate quality, social mission, and good value.

Stock Market Short-Termism: What the Empirical Evidence Tells Policymakers

Harvard Corporate Governance

This post is based on his recent paper , forthcoming in the Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting , and also draws from his recent book, Missing the Target: Why Stock Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem (Oxford University Press, 2022). In this paper and the related book section, I assess what the evidence on stock-market-induced short-termism tells us for policymaking. Posted by Mark J. Roe (Harvard Law School), on Monday, July 18, 2022 Editor's Note: Mark J.

Marketing to the multifaceted Black consumer


Growth, Marketing & Sales Insights Consumer packaged goods Consumer insights Customer experience & loyalty Customer lifecycle management & CRMTo attract Black consumers, brands must demonstrate quality, social mission, and good value.

Perspectives Paper: Market Value, an Established Basis of Value


In our first perspectives paper, Challenges to Market Value , the IVSC Tangible Assets Board (TAB) explored a number of topics pertaining to Market Value, which is one of the most common basis of value used in valuations. What is the Market Value conceptual framework?

What is Fair Market Value?

Chris Curtain

Many sectors, including but not limited to company valuation and appraisals, business brokerage, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, commercial financing, charity donations, and federal and state laws, utilize the term “fair market value.” ” While there are various definitions of “fair market value,” when it comes to a corporate entity, most are quite consistent and comparable. […]. The post What is Fair Market Value?

How Adding Advisory Services Can Affect Your Succession Planning


However, the market is in a transition as well. He was fortunate enough to have his son-in-law come in as a partner, but he was worried, with the huge change in the market, what this life would look like for him.

PetroChina Mulls Separate Listing For Its Energy Marketing Business: Report


PetroChina Company Limited (NYSE: PTR ) is reportedly considering its marketing and trading business and seeking a separate listing. According to the annual report, the marketing division comprises refined products, including overseas, as well as crude oil, natural gas, and chemical products.

Telehealth Market News: Braxia Scientific Enters Industry By Acquiring Ketamine Treatment Platform In Florida


Leann Taylor M&A News Penny Stocks Psychedelics Warren Gumpel Zappy Zapolin Markets BRAXF News M&A Penny Stocks Cannabis Psychedelics Markets BenzingaA researcher and provider of ketamine-assisted treatments for mental health conditions, Braxia Scientific Corp.

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Business Wire M&A

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SEC Chair Gensler Speaks on Crypto Markets

Reynolds Holding

Today, you’ve invited me to talk about the roughly $2 trillion crypto markets. The dot-com bubble burst, though, created significant tremors in our markets. The SEC’s remit is overseeing the capital markets and our three-part mission: protecting investors, facilitating capital formation, and maintaining fair, orderly, and efficient markets. There’s no reason to treat the crypto market differently just because different technology is used. Thank you.

Leviathan Acquires Marijuana Technology Company One Cannabis Market


OTCQB: LVCNF ) (CSE:EPIC) has completed the acquisition of One Cannabis Market Inc. OCM is a privately-held technology company that provides solutions to consumers and businesses in dynamic markets. Cannabis Kamyar Hosseini LVCNF M&A News One Cannabis Market Inc.

Top Real Estate Agents Use These Marketing Strategies

Financial Analyst Insider

When it comes to real estate, marketing is everything. The post Top Real Estate Agents Use These Marketing Strategies appeared first on Financial Analyst Insider. MarketingThe most successful agents are the ones who can put their properties in front of the.

Building the next big experiences

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Growth, Marketing & Sales Insights Branding & brand strategy Digital marketing Marketing strategyBrian Solis, Salesforce global innovation evangelist, sees curiosity and empathy as integral parts in delivering new experiences in the metaverse.

You Haven’t Missed Out On The Ideal Seller’s Market

Benchmark Report

2021 was a strong market for business owners looking to sell their companies. The market remains ideal and will do so as we move into the first quarter of 2022. As we are in the middle of this year, there is no better time to consider putting your business on the market.

How CEO Alain Bejjani, an emerging-markets leader, models resilience


Risk & Resilience Insights Emerging Markets Managing in Uncertainty Leadership Risk ManagementTo manage through the pandemic, the CEO of Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim has leaned on servant leadership, multistakeholder engagement, and his long-term goals.

How to Market Your GovCon Business


Uncategorized federal contractor federal sub-contractor GovCon business GovCon business specialist market your CovCon business

Growing Your Firm During a Volatile Market

Accounting Web

Growth Growing Your Firm During a Volatile Market

What is omnichannel marketing?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

It's when you interact with your customers over whatever channels they prefer. McKinsey Explainers

Goods and Services Marketers: Why Many Target Millennials Today

BV Specialists

business appraisal services business valuation services marketing millennials future business ownersBelieve it or not, Millennials are now in their late 20s and 30s and have become the most sought-after consumers of products and services for most commercial providers across all industries.