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Middle Market Growth

E-commerce Post-COVID

Virtual shopping will likely remain at the center of the consumer retail experience for the foreseeable future.

Chicago’s Middle-Market Veterans Haul in Billions in Banner Year for PE Fundraising

Long-time middle-market investors in the Windy City were some of the biggest fundraisers this year, while specialty funds on the East and West Coast rounded out the list.

The Importance of Information & Infrastructure

A conversation with Drew Guyette, chief credit officer and senior partner at Twin Brook Capital Partners.


E-commerce Post-COVID

Virtual shopping will likely remain at the center of the consumer retail experience for the foreseeable future.

Forget Science Fiction: The Future of Work Is Within Reach

How business leaders can give clients and employees the platform they need to be successful now and in the future.

Building Momentum

The COVID-19 pandemic and other market headwinds drive flurry of building products deals, as large PE-backed platforms gobble up smaller regional players.

Strategy Considerations for Managing a Mobile Workforce

As the pandemic winds down, companies must structure their workplace to accommodate remote employees.

Next Target

Executive Spotlight: Julianna Carella

Meet Julianna Carella, CEO of Treatibles; a company that provides high-quality CBD products for pets and education to pet parents.

‘Revenge Travel’ Breeds Opportunity in Hospitality Sector

Travel is back with a vengeance as many begin to put the pandemic in the past, and well-planned deals could reap the benefits.

Deep Dives

The Value of an All-Weather Partner

Through challenging times and beyond, lenders with experience and a long-term view prove key.

Big Little Deals

More GPs are exploring minority investing—but agreeing on terms is not easy, and founders have more options than ever before.

The Great Compression

Biden’s tax proposal, COVID-19 and an abundance of dry power push deal volume to record levels.

A Focus on Mentally Healthy Employees

Mental health matters: Employers make mental health a priority.


M&A Considerations Related to COVID Relief Programs

COVID relief programs injected billions of dollars into American businesses. Here’s how dealmakers can manage the implications of these programs.


Trends and Challenges in Supply Chain Management

For e-commerce businesses across the country, capacity constraints on global ocean freight shipping continue to wreak havoc on their bottom lines and erode customer satisfaction.

The Pros of a Platform-Based Approach

Today’s law firms and professional service providers are increasingly leveraging technology to streamline back- and front-office operations and create value for the business.


Digital Transformation Goes Beyond Quick Fixes

With hybrid work models gaining traction, Chris Marsh, principal research analyst at S&P Global Market Intelligence, discusses how companies are looking forward to the next phase of digital transformation.

Discussing Today’s Retail and E-commerce Deal Pipeline with Dr. Alex Mehr

Dr. Alex Mehr, the co-founder and CEO of Retail Ecommerce Ventures, discusses the retail deal pipeline, common e-commerce mistakes and more.