The lack of effective systems to record and track procurement cost reductions has long been a source of frustration for private equity owners. One answer is to invest in a technology platform capable of monitoring standalone and portfolio wide performance, says Declan Feeney of global procurement consultancy Efficio.
Developing a successful brand can bolster buy-and-build strategies by creating a platform that is more attractive to acquisition targets, says Phillip McMillan, CEO of strategic growth consultants CompleteSpectrum.
With competition for deals intense and purchase price multiples reaching all-time highs, private equity houses are increasingly turning to corporate carve-outs to generate returns. PwC partner Tobias Blaser explains how to create maximum value from these non-core assets.