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.
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.
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.
Not Going Public? Considerations and Pitfalls in Alternative Financing
April 10, 2015
KPMG's Brian Hughes explores the unique pitfalls of alternative financing.
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.
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.
Anticipating Governance Catalysts In a Family-Owned Business
September 25, 2014
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.