Risk Disclosure and ESG

Actively-managed investors evaluate risks and opportunities before selecting stocks to add to their portfolios. Indexed or “passive” investors, who have been increasingly in size over the past decade, may not have the same opportunity as active managers to “pick and choose” which companies they will own, but once they find them owning them, they are keenly interested in understanding the risks and opportunities facing those companies, and are eager to eager to engage their portfolio companies on these issues in the course of their ongoing “stewardship” efforts.

From pre-deal investment decision making and due diligence, to post-deal portfolio company management, technology is now empowering today's dealmakers to close deals quicker, cheaper at a lower risk.

According to the 2020 Global Private Equity Survey by EY, there is an increasing trend for PE firms to deploy technologies to support the investment process. The report also points to the necessity and relevance of deploying AI in obtaining limited partner commitments, closing investment opportunities and providing value across the organization.

Investment Companies 2022 Outlook

In recent years the FinTech industry has experienced significant changes on every front, from increased regulatory requirements to growing investor expectations. In this article, Eric Johnson, DFIN’s president of Global Investment Companies, addresses the top issues facing fund and asset companies heading into 2022.

At this time last year, the outlook for 2021 was heavily influenced by the global pandemic and how FinTech companies were pivoting to meet shifting needs. How did DFIN see that play out over the last 12 months?

SPACs have evolved from a last resort to the next big way to go public. DFIN President Craig Clay sits down with Joe Tonnos, Principal at Meteora Capital Partners, to discuss the current SPAC landscape, the role of SPAC investors in the marketplace, and how to structure a competitive deal to take your company public and optimize your stock trade.

The intensifying global demand for ESG data is a topic of conversation for everyone from investors to human resources to legal.

4 Practical Tips to Better Onboard Legal Tech In Your Organization

Demystifying the Legal Tech journey with Stephanie Siu, APAC Legal Counsel and Project Manager at eBrevia, a DFIN company

Legal tech has gained considerable traction amongst law firms and corporate legal departments over the past several years. From data or document analytics, document automation to project and workflow management – the progressive adoption of technology in the legal industry has reflected the fact that many such tools are market-ready and have started transforming the way legal practitioners work.

Join DFIN President of Global Capital Markets Craig Clay as he sits down with industry leaders to discuss today’s leading issues for The Insider, a series of conversations with DFIN.

Join DFIN President of Global Capital Markets Craig Clay as he sits down with industry leaders to discuss today’s leading issues for The Insider, a series of conversations with DFIN.

Join DFIN President of Global Capital Markets Craig Clay as he sits down with industry leaders to discuss today’s leading issues for The Insider, a series of conversations with DFIN.

Join DFIN President of Global Capital Markets Craig Clay as he sits down with industry leaders to discuss today’s leading issues for The Insider, a series of conversations with DFIN.