Private Equity CFOs Face Extra Complexities
Responsibilities for financial reporting, FP&A, systems implementation, capital needs, and more can be heavier than other private company CFOs experience.
The Link Between Capital Structure and Financial Flexibility
New research shows that companies decrease leverage in anticipation of future investment shocks — good ones and bad ones alike.
Mismatch: Finance Roles’ Importance vs. Performance
Finance executives weigh in as strident critics of their teams' — and their own — performance in key disciplines.
How to Deal With the 5 Stages of Business Distress
No matter how grim things become, it's important to face each level of distress as soon as it arises and with full transparency.
The Explosion of Middle Market Lending Options
Midsized companies today enjoy broad access to private credit, but related challenges abound.
What’s It Like to Be a Public Utility CFO?
The job is more interesting and presents more weighty challenges than many would expect, says Linda Sullivan, finance chief at American Water Works.
Media Power IAC Paints Picture of Proactive IR
CFO Glenn Schiffman's top priority is tirelessly explaining IAC's complex structure and strategy to investors and analysts.
2017: A Year to Review Capital Structure
Prospective tax changes from President-elect Trump will cause companies to change how they allocate and distribute capital.
CFOs Long for Growth But Hesitate to Invest
Finance chiefs are focused on growth, but they're holding back on making the moves that actually drive sustained expansion, according to Ernst & Young.
How the Cloud Will Be Capitalized
Cloud-based software and services will be the backbone of businesses, but can lenders and investors find a way to finance the providers?