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Crypto Exchange Wars: How Coinbase Stacks Up Against Its Rivals

by Michael J. McDonald

Coinbase is among the hundreds of cryptocurrency exchanges that have sought to fill a gap left by the mainstream, for years offering investors the only platforms for investing in Bitcoin and other tokens. However the industry has matured, and the mainstream is warming up to crypto, making the exchange business hotly contested and challenging leaders like Coinbase.

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Thinking of Using a SPAC to Go Public? Here's What to Consider

by Aleksey N. Krylov, CFA

“I know more people that have a SPAC than have COVID” is a common refrain among finance professionals these days. So what’s driving the spike? Is a SPAC IPO right for your company?

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Why Music Royalties Are an Attractive Asset Class

by Jimmy Stone

In the current market environment of low yields and interest rates, music royalties are an increasingly attractive asset class. Their low correlation with macroeconomic performance and high income potential have resulted in more investors taking notice of their financial potential.

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The State of Private Equity in 2020

by Natasha Ketabchi

The state of global private equity in 2020 is complex, mainly due to economic activity drastically contracting since the second quarter. Many businesses are on the brink of collapse. In these extraordinary times, what are the main challenges that private equity funds face?

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Five Steps to Success: A Private Equity Fundraising Checklist

by Frank Elvinger

Raising money as a new private equity fund manager can be a daunting task. Breaking down the tasks into a checklist is an effective way of building a compelling and consistent investment strategy.

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Distressed M&A: Assessing Opportunities for Bargain Purchases

by Jeff Anapolsky

Bankruptcy often presents an opportunity to purchase quality distressed assets at bargain prices. However, it also brings major challenges in terms of assessing the value of businesses with difficult realities, dwindling liquidity, limited resources, and uncertain prospects.

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A Deep Dive into the Future of Mobility

by Francesco Castellano

The paradigm of what a car is and how we use it is changing. Energy innovation, artificial intelligence advances, societal tastes, and environmental concerns are all affecting how we get around in the future.

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Why Investors Are Choosing Independent Sponsor Models vs. Traditional PE Funds

by Pierre-Alexandre Heurtebize

For investors fed up with private equity management fees on uncommitted capital, the independent sponsor model might be the answer. Pierre-Alexandre Heurtebize demystifies the growing model, analyzing the pros and cons from the perspective of investors as well as investee companies.

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