“Private equity investors in companies with reputational challenges may see valuations discounted at IPOs or other strategic exits, according to a new white paper published by Steel City Re, which provides insurances and reputation risk governance advice for companies and their executives. […]Steel City Re
‘These types of risk present themselves across a broad spectrum of companies,’ the white paper warns, ‘particularly in the kinds of fast-growing, relatively young companies private equity firms often target.’ These lurking perils highlight ‘the need to add reputational risk to investment evaluation criteria, as well as to governance and oversight practices for board members.’ […]
Kossovsky advises investors to assess reputational risk of potential investment targets…”
September 3, 2019
“Uber ‘should be a wakeup call to private equity investors that what happens pre-IPO, no longer stays pre-IPO,’ said Kossovsky.”
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Companies with reputational challenges may see valuations discounted at IPOs or other strategic exits.
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