Private Equity Terminology – Understanding the Basics

Melissa Henderson August 9, 2017

Many of my clients aspire to be hired by a private equity firm and primarily for an executive role or independent directorship in one of the firm’s portfolio companies. More so than the deal side, there is increasing interest in the role of operating partner. In some initial discussions, I realize that although aspiring, some Read more…

Investor Expectations: Boards of Directors – Further Insights

Melissa Henderson August 2, 2017

In last week’s post, Investor Expectations – Boards of Directors, I began to examine what investors expect from their boards of directors where they invest. I dove into investor trends, shareholder activism, board skill requirements and board diversity. Expanding on last week’s post, this week I will dive further into what investors expect from their Read more…

Investor Expectations – Boards of Directors

Melissa Henderson July 26, 2017

Although investor activism campaigns are on the rise, it is not just the activist investors who have become more vocal. In fact, investors in general are becoming increasingly vocal about their expectations of boards of directors.  So, what are the current investor expectations of the boards of directors where they invest? How do investors assess board performance Read more…