Networks - Direct Investing

BDO
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Today, the state of the economy, add-on acquisitions, and industry diversity are just a few issues at the forefront of the private equity industry.

BDO
Monday, May 20, 2019

As private equity firms make their operations, and those of the companies they invest in, more technologically savvy, they're finding that true digital trans

BDO
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Most private equity professionals agree that a bear market correction, which is typically defined as a 20 percent decline in the broader stock market, is in sight. What no one can predict is the next recession’s duration and severity.

BDO
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Eighty-nine percent of private equity executives expect a correction within 1-2 years, according to BDO's 2019 Private Equity Perspective Survey.

Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Despite the concerns regarding the amount of user data collected, the social media industry is a powerful growth engine, with one million new users reported daily. With a growing preference for a more personalized and relevant online experience, companies have come to realize they will need the i

Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT), a network of easily deployed sensors and smart devices, combined with advanced analytics platforms and cloud services, has the potential to disrupt and strengthen products and services across multiple industries.

Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

No one can predict with certainty which areas of financial technology (FinTech) will lead to the next significant wave of disruption.

Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

As computers have become more powerful and data more readily available, advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have followed. The combination of these disciplines with robotics can have a significant economic- and business-related benefit.

Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Unlike other investment strategies that can be bound by geography or market capitalization classifications, the thematic investing strategy focuses on themes that can break macro trends and create an opportunity to produce returns that may look different from the overall market.

Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The challenges confronting water resources and its associated infrastructure present a compelling thematic investment opportunity, since water shortages in the coming decades are expected to boost prices for this commodity.