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Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes is the National Private Markets Group Leader for KPMG LLP. 


Entries by Brian Hughes

Why Good Governance Attracts Investors

June 5, 2017

Many venture investors are looking for start-ups that prioritize governance.

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New Law Creates New Risks for Partnership Investments

January 29, 2016

Experts from KPMG explain the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015's effect on the taxation of business partnerships.

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For Family-Owned Businesses, Strong Governance Is Key to Succession Planning

July 30, 2015

KPMG's Brian Hughes discusses how directors of family-owned businesses can approach the succession planning process.

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Not Going Public? Considerations and Pitfalls in Alternative Financing

April 10, 2015

KPMG's Brian Hughes explores the unique pitfalls of alternative financing.

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Exceptional Private Company Boards Get the Basics Right

February 2, 2015

Addressing some basic questions about the form and function of the board can ensure that directors are adding maximum value to a company.

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The Challenge of Managing Investors, Time Horizons at a Private Company

November 24, 2014

Mixing minority investors with family members, employee-owners,and founders can be disruptive—but conflicting views aren’t always counterproductive.

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Anticipating Governance Catalysts In a Family-Owned Business

September 25, 2014

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Accounting for Growth

As an increasing number of firms are driven by knowledge- based assets and are more frequently funded through private investors, accounting choices are expected to impact a company's success.

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