Utilities CEOs are valued for efficiently developing and maintaining portfolios of staid assets that typically provide investors with safe, yet unexciting regulated returns. Bank CEOs could soon be left touting the same skill set, a major consultancy group has suggested—and it's all due to the forces of digital disruption.
With 75% of institutional investors and analysts using corporate websites on a weekly basis, it’s critical your company’s IR website engages stakeholders and effectively communicates your company’s roadmap for generating both profit and sustained growth.
More mid-market companies are willing to sell themselves to a private equity buyer today. These private equity firms are increasingly interested in the middle market, and in contrast with corporate buyers, can often offer more flexible deals.
Activist investors tend to cause headaches for CEOs and company directors, yet it appears that many of them don't seem to mind all the extra scrutiny,
Wells Fargo announced last week that it would pay $5 million to customers and $185 million in penalties to settle a fraud case where regulators said the bank pushed customers into fee-generating accounts they never requested.
It's become axiomatic among small- and mid-market CEOs and their advocates that the Dodd-Frank financial reforms of 2010 disproportionately hampered the community banks on which these companies so rely for capital. Meanwhile, another piece of legislation made it more difficult for startups to use credit-card financing to bootstrap their way through infancy.
When it comes to the cash that American businesses still have sitting on the sidelines, one thing is abundantly clear, and another important matter is as muddy as the Mississippi River.
The world is suffering from a global disorder: a Trust Deficit Syndrome. Trust is declining for all established institutions. Trust Deficit Syndrome is a debilitating business disease. Addressing this disease should be a high business priority. Here’s the reason.
Firms are boosting the automatic retirement-savings rate—and finding little pushback from employees