ACG New York Year-End Survey Reveals Steep Drop in Positive Sentiment about Trump Administration Impact on Private Equity Funding Prospects

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ACG New York, the largest association of middle-market deal making professionals in New York, today announced the results of its annual Year-End Middle-Market Survey. The results show that many survey respondents have lowered their expectations of the Trump Administration having a positive effect on the private equity market. Another … Continue reading ACG New York Year-End Survey Reveals Steep Drop in Positive Sentiment about Trump Administration Impact on Private Equity Funding Prospects

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ACG NY Member Highlight: Robert Blumenfeld

ROLE/FIRM: Executive Director at ACG New York Every month, we will feature an active member of the ACG New York community in a brief interview. Reflecting industry insight and personal perspective, this feature will introduce industry leaders and offer advice on the tools you need to succeed in the ever-changing middle market. 1. How long … Continue reading ACG NY Member Highlight: Robert Blumenfeld

WeWork Eyes Expansion in Southeast Asia via JVs, Acquisitions – Execs

Provided exclusively by Mergermarket WeWork, a New York-headquartered shared workspace company, is looking at expansion in Southeast Asia over the next year through potential joint venture (JV) partnerships and future acquisitions, said Managing Director for Southeast Asia Turochas Fuad and Managing Director for Asia Christian Lee. Lee said WeWork is currently looking at a few markets … Continue reading WeWork Eyes Expansion in Southeast Asia via JVs, Acquisitions – Execs

Bursting Through the Red-Tape: Why Rightsizing Private Equity Regulations Would Ease Compliance Burdens — and Spark More Growth in the Industry Part 3(of 3): How to stay on top of compliance challenges

In the U.S. and Europe private equity firms have been forced to contend with more vigorous oversight in recent years. This, in turn, has created a cascade of compliance challenges. Perhaps the most important is the need to have an effective team capable of creating a compliance program designed to prevent the unwitting violation of … Continue reading Bursting Through the Red-Tape: Why Rightsizing Private Equity Regulations Would Ease Compliance Burdens — and Spark More Growth in the Industry Part 3(of 3): How to stay on top of compliance challenges

Bursting Through the Red-Tape: Why Rightsizing Private Equity Regulations Would Ease Compliance Burdens — and Spark More Growth in the Industry Part 2(of 3): Looming regulatory challenges in Europe

While U.S. firms have faced expanded regulatory scrutiny in recent years, European fund managers have an equally challenging task to confront as 2018 approaches. In addition to current laws, major new regulatory directives are poised to take effect within the same calendar year -- a circumstance that requires firms to prepare diligently while thinking two … Continue reading Bursting Through the Red-Tape: Why Rightsizing Private Equity Regulations Would Ease Compliance Burdens — and Spark More Growth in the Industry Part 2(of 3): Looming regulatory challenges in Europe

Tax Bill Will Be Challenge For Private Equity: Jeremy Swan

Bloomberg Markets AM with Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz. Guest: Jeremy Swan, Managing Principal of CohnReznick’s Financial Sponsors & Financial Services Industry, on how the tax bill will impact private equity and businesses. Running time 06:59 https://player.bloomberg.fm/BLM2108715298?light=true

Peloton could ride into public markets in 2018, sources say

Peloton Interactive, a New York City-based maker of internet-connected fitness bikes, is expected to launch an eagerly awaited initial public offering in 2018, according to two sources briefed on the matter. Bankers have been pitching the firm to underwrite the process, the sources said. JP Morgan is viewed as a lead contender, they said, since … Continue reading Peloton could ride into public markets in 2018, sources say