2016 Benefit Corporation Report

2016 Benefit Corporation Report

Annual report on Keene Advisors' public benefit.

Keene Advisors was incorporated in Massachusetts in July 2015. We elected to become a benefit corporation at formation, which means that in addition to creating value for our clients and pursuing financial success, we have also committed to generate a material, positive impact on society and the environment. We report our public benefit annually.

Special Industry Report: Homebuilding

Special Industry Report: Homebuilding

Major Homebuilding Mergers & Acquisitions Trends

2016 brought robust merger and acquisition (“M&A”) activity to the homebuilding industry. Buyers and sellers converged thanks to strong and improving market fundamentals, intense competition for land, and the lack of public (IPO) exit options for private homebuilders. 

What You Need to Know about Selling a Private Company

What You Need to Know about Selling a Private Company

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about selling a private company.

We receive many questions from private, founder- and family-owned companies across a broad range of industries about the corporate sale process. Here we provide answers to those frequently asked questions.

Investment Bank, Keene Advisors, Earns B Corporation™ Certification

Investment Bank, Keene Advisors, Earns B Corporation™ Certification

Press Release

Keene Advisors, the socially responsible investment bank, is honored to announce that it has become a Certified B Corporation™, joining Patagonia, Ben & Jerry's, and a community of more than 1,800 other companies committed to using business as a force for good.

2015 Benefit Corporation Report

2015 Benefit Corporation Report

Annual report on Keene Advisors' public benefit.

Keene Advisors was incorporated in Massachusetts in July 2015. We elected to become a benefit corporation at formation, which means that in addition to creating value for our clients and pursuing financial success, we have also committed to generate a material, positive impact on society and the environment. We report our public benefit annually.

Bills and Passions

Blog post by Partner Sergio Reyes.

While in college, I had two types of jobs, passion jobs and bills jobs. My passion jobs orbited around the voluntary sector and reflected my personal interests: quality of and accessibility to education, social justice, advocacy research… Sometimes paid and sometimes not, these experiences were always fulfilling; should someone ask me the ubiquitous “what do you do?” question, I would always answer with my passion job.

The First Benefit Corporation IPO Is Coming, And That’s A Big Deal

The First Benefit Corporation IPO Is Coming, And That’s A Big Deal

News article quoting insight from Partner Luke Stephan.

"KKR could be just the tip of the iceberg (...) If the Laureate IPO is successful, it will provide a roadmap for institutional investors, family offices and individual investors who want to invest capital in businesses that generate a good return and make valuable contributions to society at large. And it will provide a strong counterpoint to skeptics that believe that businesses cannot access institutional capital unless they focus exclusively on maximizing value for shareholders."