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Credit Crunch Fall-Out: An Unexpected Bonus For Borrowers? 22 May, 2008

The impact of the credit crunch has seen some private equity groups grasp the opportunity to purchase discounted debt. Neil Murray, partner at Travers Smith, explains how the credit crunch...

A private function 12 May, 2008 The credit crunch means FDs and CFOs in private equity-backed businesses are even more exposed – and valuable. Christian Doherty...

Changing DC Pension Structures 21 April, 2008 With DC pension contributions now close to 15% of salary, they should no longer be viewed as the poor relation. Gary Smith, senior consultant for Watson Wyatt,...

Economic Trends in the BRIC Countries 07 April, 2008 David Bartlett, economic advisor for RSM International, looks at the growth of BRIC countries in a slowing global...

Commoditisation – a Strategic Threat or Golden Opportunity? 03 April, 2008 Andrew Holmes, author of 'Commoditisation and the Strategic Response' explores this key issue and its impact on...

Privileged Password Management 27 March, 2008 The actions of rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel have raised questions over password security and access management. Calum Maclead of Cyber-Ark highlights the lessons that need to be...

Credit Blues 03 March, 2008 Following the collapse of the sub-prime market, Carolyn Swain of Halliwells examines how banks can manage their credit...

The Route Most Travelled 04 February, 2008 Despite a predicted slowdown in the growth of offshoring, Soeren Dressler says the trend was not all hype. He explains how offshoring is set to become a standard business strategy for all...

Resilience and Agility: The Two Ingredients of Competitive Supremacy 06 July, 2007 Andrew Rogoyski explains how to negotiate the perils of change and make the first move before your...

Private Equity in Europe 02 July, 2007 Once overshadowed by hedge funds and stock exchanges, private equity (PE) has become a major international asset class. David Bartlett explains...

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