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A BoardEx Look at FAANG Alums

We've all heard of FAANG, the group of tech giants that shape our world. However, BoardEx took a look at where FAANG employees go when they leave.

The Boards of PE Portfolio Companies

Recently, BoardEx surveyed the portfolio companies in its system, about 15,000 in total, finding that the PE representatives on boards tend to be younger and are more likely to be male. In the surveyed universe, 10.4% of all board members are women, while only 5.4% of non-executive directors representing PE firms on the boards are women.

No Better, No Worse

In 2018, 5% of Fortune 500 companies had a female chief executive, and in 2019 the S&P 500’s CEO pool was also  roughly 5% women. Such figures on public companies have resonated with many as lawmakers, activist groups and others strive to make changes at public companies.

Board Behind Biggest IPO in History – Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco floated on the Riyadh stock exchange Tadawul on Wednesday 11 December. The Initial Public Offering (IPO) is a big deal. It is the biggest IPO in history, surpassing Alibaba’s IPO in 2014. A corporate event that supports the aspirations of the Saudi Vision 2030 to reduce Saudi Arabia’s reliance on oil and modernize the nation.