Cybersecurity Spotlight 2020: A Report for Private Equity
When private equity (PE) leaders mapped their plans in early 2020, they generally added cybersecurity as one of many line items. And then came COVID-19. In a matter of months, the pandemic...
Four ways PE firms can improve cash flow without cutting spending
As we transition to the third quarter in a year unlike any experienced by this generation of Private Equity (PE) leaders, management of Canadian portfolio companies and PE sponsors are looking...
Two Steps in the Private Equity Crisis Response
In late May 2020, BDO Canada and Fasken hosted a conversation with leading private equity (PE) firms on the slumping market conditions around the COVID-19 crisis. The panel identified two...
“The status quo is not a strategy that is going to be successful”: Growth through acquisition in the next normal
Business headlines emphasize uncertainty, loss, and contraction during what some anticipate may be a protracted global pandemic—an ongoing health and economic crisis. During the initial...
COVID-19: Canadian implications for U.S. private equity
Governments around the world have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in a myriad of ways—depending on their domestic politics, finances, and culture. Even within North America, programs to...
Leading portfolio companies through a pandemic: PE roundtable
Private equity (PE) firms are seeing two key developments as business plummets amid the COVID-19 pandemic. First, funds are working more closely with their portfolio companies to manage the...
Private Equity Point of View: How to stay resilient and manage through a crisis
In partnership with Fasken, BDO's Private Equity team is hosting a conversation with leading Canadian private equity firms to share their experiences to help you manage through the COVID-19 crisis.
How modern technology powers productivity during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 crisis, Microsoft’s workplace technologies allow remote employees to remain productive.