Monthly Archives: March 2009

Private Equity Markets & Corporate Governance – A question of Scale

In “Private Equity, Corporate Governance and the Reinvention of the Market for Corporate Control”, Karen Wruck asserts that the reinvigorated U.S. corporate control market has had “profoundly positive effects on governance and performance of U.S. public companies.” In doing so … Continue reading

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Patient Capital

Reflection on “A Compelling Case for Change”, found here: compellingcaseforchange The reading does present a compelling case – it provides strong evidence that “short-termism” is both increasing, and acts against the best interests of both the business community and society … Continue reading

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Slow Money Vermont

Slow Money Vermont has a different vision for how investment can be use; rather than focus on short term earnings (see “short-termism” ), they are investing for the long haul. Here is one picture of how this type of financing … Continue reading

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