OK, Boomer

“OK, Boomer.” These 2 words have recently made their way from popular social media channels, all the way to the Supreme Court.  Although it takes a dismissive, derisive tone, it inherently describes the frustration that younger generations feel towards the … Read More

The $120,000 banana

A banana duct taped to a wall sold for $120,000 at an art fair in Miami.  And then a man ate it.  Artist Maurizio Cattelan’s simple, everyday banana stuck to the wall with a piece of standard issue duct tape … Read More

2020 vision

2019 is coming to a close, and just like that, another year has come and gone, and with it, marks the end of a decade.  The past few years have been characterized by intense competition and abundant deal flow, and … Read More

We speak for the trees

“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongue.”  A children’s book published by Dr. Seuss, The Lorax, promotes an eco-friendly message to the reader. Nearly 50 years have passed since the Lorax spread … Read More

Source Talks ep. 2

Source Talks is a series where we discuss deal origination with PE pros, in collaboration with David M. Toll. In this episode, we interviewed Carrie DiLauro of Hamilton Robinson, who discusses her unique background and approach, and how data analytics … Read More

Trickery or Treat: Who can you trust online?

The Halloween season is full of tricks and treats, hauntings and horror, and all things scary, but what is truly terrifying and threatens our day-to-day reality is cybercrime. Rachel Wilson, Head of Cyber Security Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley, discussed … Read More

Source Talks ep. 1

Presenting the first video of a new series where we discuss deal origination with PE pros, in collaboration with David M. Toll. Interviewed Kenneth Clay of Corinthian Capital Group, who goes into how the current private equity and M&A landscape … Read More

What’s next?

Last month, the highly anticipated annual Apple Special Event took place at Apple’s California Campus, where the tech giant announced the release of their very own entertainment subscription platforms and new lines of Apple Watch, and of course, the iPhone.  … Read More

7 Ways to source better (part 2 of 2)

Last week, SPS published the 1st part in its 7 Ways to source better series, so to continue, here is the 2nd and final part: 5) Travel and Conference Prep Identifying markets that have the most relevant intermediaries is also … Read More

7 Ways to source better (part 1 of 2)

Now that summer is over, we all would like to close the year on a high note. For most private equity firms that means closing the deals within their pipeline, but it’s also important to keep the pipeline flowing as … Read More