Middle-Market Trends

Certifiably Impactful

B Lab helps companies do business differently with its B Corp certification, which acknowledges sustainable and transparent corporate practices.

It’s the Small Things: Sustainable Investment Trends

From ESG to renewable energy, here are eight trends in impact investing.

Bids by Chinese Buyers Face Increased Scrutiny in Europe

Chinese investors can present an attractive exit route, but private equity firms should anticipate added government scrutiny that can increase the time to close or thwart the deal.

Watermill Deal Has the Wind at Its Back

Watermill Group is betting on renewable energy with its investment in Cooper & Turner, a manufacturer of high-quality industrial fasteners used to help propel wind turbines.

New Index Ranks Countries by Complexity of Financial Compliance

A new report compares countries in terms of the difficulty dealing with various local regulations, from taxes and accounting practices to reporting requirements.