Portfolio

The Right Perks Can Help Attract and Retain Good Employees

Thinking outside the box when it comes to benefits can help employers attract and retain employees. Think paid volunteer hours, employee assistance programs—even Take Your Dog to Work Day.

Pet Food Safety: What Private Equity Investors Need to Know

Pet food and treats businesses must adhere to a set of regulatory and compliance requirements that PE firms should be aware of as they invest in the booming sector.

Franchises Make Good PE Investments

Private equity firms with dry powder to invest should consider franchise businesses, which are often low-risk investments and require minimal capital expenditure.

The Danger to Valuation of Eliminating Corporate Interest Deductibility

Corporate interest deductibility is getting more attention as the 2016 presidential candidates discuss tax reform, but the negative economic implications of eliminating it deserve consideration.

Spin Cycle: The Rise of Technology Sector Spinoffs

Technology spinoffs have become more frequent in the last few years, but it’s important to treat each one individually to achieve success.