Key Takeaways Not only has the collection and use of biometric data outpaced regulatory and ethical frameworks in recent years, emerging use cases for this… Continue Reading
Key Takeaways The rapid growth of the cryptocurrency market has presented investors with significant risks related to underdeveloped corporate governance controls and industry regulations, necessitating… Continue Reading
Best practices in ESG management are dynamic; changing with new regulation, lawsuits, investigative journalism, and research. Every month, our team evaluates these changes to provide… Continue Reading
The sudden and severe spread of COVID-19 worldwide has prompted lockdowns that now affect half of the world’s population and 90% of Americans. Drastic measures… Continue Reading
Human Rights & Emerging Technologies: AI’s Ethical Ambiguities Emerging technologies, including virtual and augmented realities, biotechnologies, 3D printing, and artificial intelligence (AI), present exciting opportunities… Continue Reading
Healthcare’s relative resiliency to bear markets in conjunction with aging populations, medical innovations, and other tailwinds have prompted GPs to invest in retail care clinics, insurance providers, software and device developers, and other industry actors en masse—raising 2017’s total disclosed deal value to $42.6 billion, the highest level since 2007. However, as the volume of healthcare deals continues to rise to unprecedented heights, so have criticisms of private equity’s management of portfolio company care providers.
Andrew Malk defines environmental, social and governance (ESG) management and describes its growing use in the middle market.
Malk spoke with Middle Market Growth magazine at ACG’s InterGrowth 2018 conference in San Diego.
Two months after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, companies within and beyond the European Economic Area (EEA) are still grappling with how to comply with literal interpretations of… Continue Reading
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues should not be viewed as exotic considerations; rather, they’re an emerging set of issues with greater materiality to a business today and should be incorporated into the investment process. Malk Partners’ Andrew Malk shares tips for how firms can begin to incorporate ESG considerations into their processes.
Transparency has become the new normal in a society that demands greater accountability. Look no further than companies like Equifax, Wells Fargo, Chipotle, Uber and… Continue Reading
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are investigating Biomet for alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), a… Continue Reading
A proposed standard will require companies to disclose sustainability information in order to be listed on global stock exchanges. The standard will require companies to… Continue Reading