TFTF | Apr 14, 2020


The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.


Issue #29


Apr 14, 2020

1

COVID-19: Investor Pulse Check

While 79% of investors want companies to provide or revise their guidance for the current fiscal year within the next three months, investors also indicate surprising flexibility in various aspects. More on investors' suggestions to companies during the pandemic.

[ BCG > Full report here:

https://www.bcg.com/en-in/publications/2020/covid-investor-pulse-survey/baseline.aspx ]

2

COVID-19, the Sell-Everything Trade, and the Impact on Private Markets

With broad government-mandated policies intended to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus coming into effect, massive shocks are set to jar the US and global economy. More on how had COVID 19 impacted Private Markets

[ PitchBook > Full report here:

https://pitchbook.com/news/reports/q1-2020-pitchbook-analyst-note-covid-19-the-sell-everything-trade-and-the-impact-on-private-markets ]

3

The CFO’s role in helping companies navigate the coronavirus crisis

With companies losing out on 75% of the revenue this quarter, Cash isn’t just King, its Survival. How can CFOs show resilience to resolve and return from this global crisis?

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here :

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/the-cfos-role-in-helping-companies-navigate-the-coronavirus-crisis ]

4

Why Private Equity can Endure the Next Economic Downturn

Since the global financial crisis the assets managed in the PE industry have doubled and reached $3.8 trillion and have $2.6 trillion ready to deploy committed capital. So how are PE firms better prepared than they were a decade ago?

[ EY > Full report here:

https://www.ey.com/en_gl/podcasts/nextwave-private-equity/2020/02/episode-04-why-private-equity-will-thrive-in-an-economic-downturn ]

5

India Venture Capital Report 2020

It was a milestone year for the Indian VC industry too, with $10 billion in capital deployed: the highest ever and about 55% higher than 2018. More on what the Indian VC industry witnessed amid global economic uncertainty.

[ Bain & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.bain.com/insights/india-venture-capital-report-2020/ ]

6

Agri-food Tech Investing Report 2019

$19.8 billion was invested in Agri-food Tech companies in 2019 across 1858 deals. Although downstream companies attracted over 60% of the investment, upstream companies were better return generating investments. More on investment traction in the industry.

[ AgFunder > Full report here:

https://agfunder.com/research/agfunder-agrifood-tech-investing-report-2019/ ]

Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.