Family-owned businesses account for more than half of all PE deals in Japan. Instilling a professional management culture requires a careful leadership transition, says Jun Tsusaka, founding partner of NSSK.
Partner Peter Martenson and managing director Michael Pilson discuss how Eaton Partners ventured into GP-led secondaries, new opportunities in the market and why GPs should be proactive in exploring their options.
Cultural fit is crucial to the success of projects. That’s why the choice of consultant is vital for value creation, says Charlotte Gregson, managing director, COMATCH, an online marketplace for industry experts.
Value creation starts in pre-deal due diligence, say Friederich von Hurter, partner, M&A Integration, and Filip Debevc, senior manager, Deals at PwC Germany. And the role of the advisor does not stop there.
Private equity firms are leveraging tech advances to drive transformative value creation, say Sean Epstein, SVP and head of private equity at SAP, and Georgette Kiser, operating executive at the Carlyle Group.