Swimming with the Sharks (Part 2): Don’t Become Chum in the Water After Receiving a PE Investment
Part 1 of this series focused on how private company owners can make their businesses attractive to private equity (PE) investors like those on the hit TV show “Shark Tank.” The discussion picks up after the PE firm has made its investment and the Post considers what steps private company owners can take to get the most out of their business relationship with the PE investor.
Swimming with the Sharks (Part 1): Attracting Private Equity Investment in Your Business
For years, use of the term shark in a business context referred to unsavory characters such as shady lenders, sketchy lawyers and unscrupulous business people. More recently, the success of the hit reality TV show “Shark Tank,” has given sharks a Hollywood make-over, and a more positive image.
FAMILY LAW POST: You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But You Can (Likely) Get What You Need -- From the Family Law Court
During a marital divorce, a couple can work cooperatively to divide the assets in their marital estate, including the interests they own in private businesses. Things become much more challenging in divorce proceedings, however, when one spouse seeks to retain control of marital assets by continuing to control interests that are held by the couple in family limited partnerships, LLC’s, or other private companies.