Exploring Healthcare Transactions in a Post-Pandemic World

June 23, 2021

Courtney Midanek, managing director for Kaufman Hall’s mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships practice, sheds light on the future of healthcare industry transactions in this edition of Looking Ahead. Midanek explains how existing business models have shifted, where private equity funding will likely land, and what trends in industry M&A we can anticipate moving forward.

nCino IPO

October 19, 2020

Financial technology company nCino recently enjoyed a well-received IPO. In this first virtually recorded episode of Looking Ahead, Al Dominick talks to nCino’s CEO, Pierre Naudé, about investor interest, board transition and maintaining company culture after going public.

Investors Push for HR Details From Public Companies

February 18, 2020 All Industries Human Capital

Investors are asking more about a company’s workforce, and companies may be forced to tell them. Last fall, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed several changes to disclosure requirements for public companies, among them a provision to enhance disclosure about “human capital.” The rule has not been finalized.

Time to Finally Go Public, or Private—Your Pick

September 20, 2019 Technology IPO

Companies are increasingly staying private for longer, raising ever larger amounts from private equity and venture capital. SoftBank Technology Corp.’s Vision Fund took the lead in an $8 billion backing of Uber in January 2018, a little more than a year before the company’s IPO, valuing the business at $48 billion.

What Makes an Attractive IPO?

September 18, 2019 All Industries IPO

Despite a government shutdown in early 2019, the IPO market has been fairly strong. Early signs indicate that 2019 could come close to a record last set in 2000, when $97 billion was raised in the dot-com bubble.

The Need-to-Knows About IPOs

September 9, 2019

Kathleen Smith, co-founder, Renaissance Capital, talks about how investors uncover and profit from Initial Public Offerings.

Considering Going Public? What Senior Executives Need to Know Before They Go

June 18, 2019 All Industries IPO

Every year, growing companies consider exploring public markets, where they can find the huge benefit of immediate access to capital. But taking that step also can be a large expense, and it can change the way companies operate, what management teams focus on and how autonomous they are. Senior executives making decisions about going public have a lot to think about.