Global executives see riskier world

Nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) of global executives think the world has become a risker place, according to a BDO risk survey. This represents a 15 percentage point drop from 2016.

Optimistic but challenging 2017 for private equity funds

Private equity firms are more optimistic about 2017, according to a survey by BDO.

US IPO market growth likely to be flat in 2016 after disappointing 2015

The US market for initial public offerings (IPOs) is set for zero growth in 2016 as market conditions, inflated valuations and price pressures encourage investor caution, says a BDO USA survey.

Private equity opportunities limited by economic vagaries and tight pricing

Private equity firms have moderated their expectations for 2016. Pricing is the biggest challenge, according to a study by accounting and advisory firm BDO USA.

US private equity fund managers see modest deal flow in 2015

Leading US private equity fund managers expect to complete less deals this year than in 2014, according to a survey for BDO, the financial services and consulting company.