Waiting to see what makes the cut in US tax reform
Focusing on succession planning
Return expectations are what really matters to investors. As LPs evaluate whether or not to invest in the next fund, knowing who the future leaders of the firm will be helps them determine whether the ethos and culture of the firm that produced the historical returns will survive and produce similar returns under new leadership.David MacKinnon,
Ernst & Young LLP Transaction Advisory Services, TS-Transaction Diligence Partner.
Embracing big data and technology, but still in early stages
New approaches around big data and analytics can help accelerate that process, leveraging data to test their initial investment thesis. Companies have not been as proactive as they could have been in the last two years and are now leveraging technology to take a surgical, strategic and expedited approach to synergy capture.Mitch Berlin,
EY Americas Operational Transaction Services Leader.
Recognizing Asia-Pacific’s potential is leading to more PE attention
Pursuing retail investors