Meelimari Arro explains why digital is more than just your website, how Palladium found their due diligence niche, what they’ve learned and how to keep up with digitally-savvy competitors.
Mark Billige, the UK managing partner of Simon-Kucher, a consultancy specialising in top line growth, reveals how his firm has worked with portfolio companies to deliver double-digit earnings increases within weeks of taking on private equity ownership.
When your job involves analysing the UK private equity marketplace to provide “in-play insights”, it’s important to take stock and look at the bigger trends.
Fundraising targeting late stage technology deals in Europe is on the up. While the sector is currently dominated by a select few investors, this is likely to become a more crowded market in coming years.
Buyout firms have never been the biggest fans of the high fixed costs and cyclicality that come with manufacturing deals. Since the financial crisis, however, private equity investment in the sector has surged.
DuckerFrontier’s Scott Ulnick, Tom Bottomley and Martina Bozadzhieva discuss the changing due diligence needs of dealmakers in a competitive market and how to make decisions against an uncertain macroeconomic backdrop.
The range of due diligence services available to GPs has proliferated in recent years as firms seek new angles to gain comfort, or an edge, in competitive processes where assets are trading for high multiples. GPs and advisers sit down to discuss the evolution of the service.
Real Deals looks at the three key themes influencing the industry's direction of travel.
Venture fundraising and deal activity soared in 2018. But where are managers deploying their swelling warchests? Real Deals runs the rule over five sectors where investor interest is at its hottest.
LP appetite for co-invest deal flow has never been stronger. The rewards are tempting, but managers and investors should exercise care before getting carried away with the hype.