Industry Trends


The Real Economy: Counting the Costs of Trade
Recent scholarly research has validated concerns about the comprehensive absorption of costs associated with the number of trade spats in which the United States is now engaged. That research implies
Frameworks for Private Foundations: A New Model for Impact
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Philanthropy is changing and evolving more quickly than ever, with new societal challenges, new players, and new strategies. In this time of change, questions of how foundations can optimize their
Active Adult: Moving Upstream to Attract the Younger Consumer
Plante Moran
As healthcare acuity continues to rise among assisted living and independent living residents, savvy providers are finding ways to expand their reach across the care continuum. While this often means
Hiding in Plain Sight: Impact Investing in the Creative Economy
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
The Global Impact Investing Network’s Annual Impact Investor Survey 2018 reports that zero percent of the respondents’ $228 billion of assets under management were invested in Arts &
3 Opportunities in the Animal Health Space
Neal Rosenberg, Baron Capital
Companies are starting to take notice of the increasing numbers of pet owners prepared to invest in their pets' health. Driving much of this growth is a secular shift referred to as the "
Private Equity Perspectives Podcast: Diversity, Add-Ons, and the Case for Cautious Optimism
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. In this podcast episode, Gretchen Perkins of Huron
Family Philanthropy Board Chairs: Leading with Joy and Effectiveness
National Center for Family Philanthropy
A board chair is perhaps the most important and meaningful job in any family foundation. If you are currently chair—or anticipate that you will be someday—you may find it’s one of
Private Equity Perspective Survey
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
Private Equity Perspectives Podcast: 2019 Trends & Takeaways
Eighty-nine percent of private equity executives expect a correction within 1-2 years, according to BDO's 2019 Private Equity Perspective Survey. Yet private equity funds have a lot of dry powder
Tax Transformation Guide
The role of the tax function is changing. Digitization is shrinking the globe and making everything more connected. Tax regulation and legislative changes are requiring companies to have processes