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Sep 2, 2021 Detailing DE&I: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Discussion Jumps in Annual Filings
Amid investor pressure, companies are getting more specific in their DE&I disclosures. Two years ago, 14% of the S&P 500 mentioned DE&I in 10-Ks. Just a year later, 88% did, per our research.
Aug 10, 2021 GPP’s Summer Intern Class of 2021: Musings from Midtown
This year, GPP welcomed its intern class to its Midtown office, and we – the interns – could not have been more excited. After a year of remote learning and Zoom burnout, we were thrilled to join the team live and in person for the summer.
Apr 20, 2021 Gladstone Place Partners Names Felipe Ucrós Partner
Felipe Ucrós has been named partner at Gladstone Place Partners, making him our fourth partner and first partner promotion since we launched the firm.
Apr 14, 2021 The New Investor Paradigm: Reaching Retail
Companies need to think carefully about how to access individual investors and how to earn their support. Methods for communicating with them are changing fast.
Mar 18, 2021 The M&A Landscape Through the Eyes of the Media
At the 2021 Tulane Corporate Law Institute, GPP’s Steve Lipin spoke with leading financial journalists about how the deal landscape has changed over the past year.
Mar 10, 2021 2021 Gladstone Place Partners/NIRI Survey: Investor Relations Officers Expect Bolt-ons, Not Blockbusters
A survey by Gladstone Place Partners in partnership with the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) on M&A, activism, company risk and ESG trends in 2021.
Mar 4, 2021 Considerations for Settling With Activist Investors
“To Settle or Go the Distance?,” a virtual discussion held at The Deal’s Shareholder Activism Seminar last week, focused on the considerations that companies take when making the decision to fight to the bitter end or sign for peace.
Nov 23, 2020 Direct Listing: Communicating Your Path to the Public Market
Innovation in equity markets is booming. The special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) has stolen the spotlight this year, overtaking the traditional initial public offering (IPO) process so familiar on Wall Street. One mechanism also gaining increased attention is the direct listing.
Nov 17, 2020 The Changing Role of the CEO
The CEO’s role and responsibilities have evolved significantly in recent years, but 2020 is a watershed in corporate leadership. CEOs are confronting a global pandemic, an invigorated public conversation about racial injustice and inequality, and a fluctuating economy, all while managing government lockdown rules and remote work.
Oct 1, 2020 Breaking Through the Noise, Getting Your SPAC Story Right Out of the Gate
Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, have become one of the hottest capital markets tools and a favored route to the public markets. This year’s SPAC boom is breaking records – 95 IPOs announced and more than $37 billion raised as of mid-September, according to SPACInsider – and has been led by an array of well-known and respected business leaders and financiers.