Corporate Finance

Finance Roundup for Executives

Be informed, get involved, and shape the world through finance. Here's today's CFO roundup.
Kerry MarunaDecember 18, 2015

What’s Going on in Finance from CFO

With unemployment at its lowest rate since early 2008, the fight for qualified talent is fierce. New tools and tactics are needed to attract and retain the best and brightest.

Based on insights from 24 global experts, talent-acquisition firm Korn Ferry Futurestep has shared its views on eight emerging trends in global recruitment and talent management in 2016. Read more.

U.S. small businesses’ access to capital at its highest level since 2012, but demand for funding is down, according to the latest results from Dun & Bradstreet and Pepperdine University’s Private Capital Access quarterly report. Read more.

A Better Way to Do Ecommerce

A Better Way to Do Ecommerce

Learn how Precision Medical leveraged OneWorld to cut the cost of billing in half and added $2.5M in annual revenue.

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‘Cryptoshares’ Coming to the Bitcoin Blockchain

The SEC has approved Overstock.com’s plan to issue company shares on the blockchain through its alternative trading platform.

Matthew Heller

 

Eight Talent Arena Trends for 2016

Candidates are in the driver’s seat, companies are hiring for potential rather than experience, and other hot trends.

Eric Goldstein

 

Access to Capital High But Demand is Wavering

Small and midsize businesses successfully secured capital this quarter but their demand for funding fell.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

To Maximize You Exit Value, Get a grip on Your Data

Data analysis can identify potential issues, demonstrate growth drivers, and shed light on profit drivers.

Mark Bremer

 

Cerberus Takes Avon North America Private

The private equity firm is also investing $435 million in Avon Products for an ownership interest of 16%.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Rite Aid Posts 22% Revenue Increase

But the drugstore chain’s same store-sales fell short of estimates in part due to the introduction of low-margin generic drugs.

Matthew Heller

 

Arch Coal Staves Off Bankruptcy

The coal company said it is delaying a $90 million interest payment to continue discussions with creditors regarding a balance sheet restructuring.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

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