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Mergers & Acquisitions

Covid Trumps Trump-Biden as Top M&A Concern

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: September 22nd, 2020
The focus for 2021 remains how to set up business for a post-Covid world, rather than worrying about tax changes and other potential shifts stemming from the November elections, according to panelists at The Deal Economy virtual event.
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.
Activism

Elliott Puts More Stress on ESG

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: September 28th, 2020
While Elliott will never be an ESG fund, it's paying more attention to ESG considerations in all of its investments, according to Christine O'Brien, head of investment stewardship at the firm.
Podcasts

Behind the Buyouts: VSS's Stevenson Takes the Long View

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: September 23rd, 2020
VSS' Jeffrey Stevenson says the firm's focus on subscription revenue in the media and business information services sectors led it to sharpen its focus on SaaS and healthcare IT deals in recent years.
Private Equity

Software Investing Gains Nuance During Pandemic

By Chris Nolter
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Published: September 18th, 2020
Insight Partners managing director Lonne Jaffe discusses trends in growth software, investing during the Covid-19 outbreak and the firm's $9.5 billion fund.
Podcasts

Drinks With The Deal: Author Marc Levinson

By David Marcus
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Published: September 17th, 2020
Marc Levinson discusses his new book, "Outside the Box," a study of the history and current state of the globalization of the economy, in the latest edition of the Drinks With The Deal podcast.