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Value Insights: Best Practices for Private Fund Sponsors in an Age of Increased Scrutiny

Mintz
Value Insights: Best Practices for Private Fund Sponsors in an Age of Increased Scrutiny

As the demand for transparency rises for private investment funds, the spotlight is on valuation practices, which is essential for any fund manager to understand. Is your firm well-positioned to manage the scrutiny from enhanced regulations, standard setter guidelines, stakeholder expectations, and audit pressures?

Learn how to build or shore up your valuation practices from VRC. In their newest white paper, they give the knowledge and tools to guide fund managers and their boards down a path of best practices to avoid unnecessary investor, auditor, or regulatory scrutiny around valuations and withstand an inquiry with confidence. Find out why private investment managers trust the accuracy and expertise of an independent, third-party valuation firm.

BREAKING DOWN THE SPAC SURGE:

A Review of Key Trends & Issues Defining the Phenomenon

Mintz
BREAKING DOWN THE SPAC SURGE: A Review of Key Trends & Issues Defining the Phenomenon

Between 2019 and 2020, there was a 536% increase in the amount of capital raised by special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). In 2021 thus far, there has been little to no slowdown in the pace of funds pouring into SPACs, with over $50 billion raised. Inescapably, this surge of interest in SPAC vehicles is profound. But is it sustainable?

Mintz’s latest report analyzes SPAC data provided by PitchBook and investigates the drivers of this surge along with the implications for capital markets and private companies on the whole. It also considers the key risks and opportunities inherent to SPACs due to their features and how these financing vehicles could evolve.

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