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Mergers & Acquisitions

Drinks With The Deal: Latham's Luke Bergstrom

By David Marcus
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Published: November 6th, 2020
The San Francisco-based partner discusses managing the firm's global M&A and technology groups and how he uses his love of cocktails as a way to build client relationships.
Activism

Director Accountability a Top Priority for BlackRock

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: November 23rd, 2020
Holding directors accountable is an important tool in BlackRock's arsenal to impact corporate responsibility, said Ray Cameron, head of investment stewardship for the Americas at the firm, during a keynote interview at The Deal's Corporate Governance 2020 virtual event.
Activism

Administration Shift May Produce Greener SEC

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: November 23rd, 2020
Experts were cautiously optimistic during a panel at The Deal's Corporate Governance 2020 virtual event that the SEC could move to form a standardized disclosure ruling on climate change once President-elect Biden is able to appoint an SEC chair.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Drinks With The Deal: Debevoise's Paul Bird

By David Marcus
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Published: November 19th, 2020
Debevoise's Paul Bird discusses his work for Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Aveva's purchase of OSIsoft on the latest episode of the Drinks With The Deal podcast.
Podcasts

Behind the Buyouts: Checkpoint's Weber Talks Fintech, M&A

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: November 18th, 2020
Billy Weber, a former banker and current CEO of fintech company Checkpoint Capital, provides perspective on monetary policy, the community banking space and increased transparency in the bond market looking ahead to 2021 in the latest episode of the Behind the Buyouts.
Podcasts

Behind the Buyouts: Kline Hill's Karkar Sees Growth in Secondaries

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: October 29th, 2020
The secondary PE market will break out of its Covid lull this year, Karkar says during the latest episode of Behind the Buyouts, while offering encouraging career advice to women considering a career in the field.
Activism

Activist Investing Today: Zacchei Eyes Post-Election Activism, and more

By Ronald Orol
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Published: October 22nd, 2020
Sloane’s Dan Zacchei explains why activism can be compared to pro sports in the context of the pandemic, how PE and activists are teaming up and what to expect in the industry post-election on the latest episode of Activist Investing Today.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Drinks With The Deal: Cravath's Damien Zoubek

By David Marcus
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Published: October 15th, 2020
The M&A partner discusses changing attitudes toward ESG, the effects of the pandemic on corporate practice and his love of wine in the latest episode of the podcast.
Activism

Activist Investing Today: Coffee Weighs DOL Rules Impact on ESG

By Ronald Orol
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Published: October 7th, 2020
Columbia Law School professor John Coffee talks about why he thinks a new Labor Department proposal represents a rifle shot against environmental, social and governance investing, during the latest episode of the Activist Investing Today podcast.