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* A sizable minority of private equity firms are not paying much attention to internal management issues, according to survey results from RHR International and MergerMarket. For example, a stunning 15% of firms do not regularly assess the performance and development of their own staff (I know that 85% do so, but anyone not doing so should hand back their LP commitments). Here is the full report:
Human Capital in Private Equity.pdf

* Private equity firms are using “stub equity” and all sorts of other equity-related incentives to secure shareholder approval of public-to-private buyouts. Weil Gotshal considers the issue in its latest Private Equity Alert:
Private Equity Alert – April 2007.pdf

* Fish & Richardson with some Private Equity Issues Under the Radar: Issues.doc