Private Equity – Record Demand for Operating Partners

  According to Private Equity International, PE firms are looking to boost portfolio company valuations while operational issues are becoming increasingly more complex. Source: https://www.privateequityinternational.com/record-demand-operating-partners-gps-seek-boost-portfolio-company-value-survey/ “Operating partner roles are the fastest-growing positions in private equity…” Here is value creation in 5 charts: https://www.peievents.com/en/event/operating-partners-technology-forum/value-creation-in-5-charts/      

CRO – The Key Role in PE Operating & Portfolio Support Group

A lot of the traditional PE firms have great Portfolio Support teams. Many of the professionals are former CEOs.  Here is one example about a PE Operating group: “To enhance our own operational capabilities, we’ve developed relationships with over 100 senior industry executives, or Operating Partners, who act as independent  Read More >

PE Value Creation – Sales Excellence & Revenue Acceleration

Historically, Private Equity (PE) firms looked to add value to their portfolio companies in the following ways: Financial engineering Strategic initiatives Operational improvements Over the years, financial engineering was no longer as impactful on value creation as it was in the 80’s and 90’s so PE firms started adding value with  Read More >

14 Growth Acceleration Drivers to Create Value at a PE/VC Portfolio Company

Today financial engineering is not sufficient to create value and position a company for a strong exit with great ROI.  Smart Private Equity / VC expansion-stage & growth-stage investors take a partnership approach to collaborate with C-Level executives at the portfolio companies to create value and drive sales, marketing and  Read More >