VIDEO: Five top tips for spinning out

Core Equity Holdings’ Thomas de Waen, Campbell Lutyens’ Sarah Sandstrom and Glendower Capital’s Carlo Pirzio-Biroli share what matters most for spin-out success.

Have you ever contemplated an entrepreneurial future? Wondered what it would be like to set up your own private equity firm? To be your own boss? And how do you go about doing it?

In this six-minute video we unpack five top tips that matter the most for a spin-out’s success. Hear from Thomas de Waen, co-founder of Brussels-based Core Equity Holdings, a spin-out of Bain Capital; Carlo Pirzio-Biroli, managing partner and chief executive of Glendower Capital, a London-headquartered secondaries firm founded by former members of Deutsche Bank’s secondaries unit; and Sarah Sandstrom, head of Campbell Lutyens’ North America private equity fund placement business and who has worked on more than 10 spin-outs in her career.

Our December/January deep dive discusses the intricacies of setting up your own PE firm through the experiences of more than 20 market sources involved in successful spin-outs.

Want to find out more best practices for establishing your own firm and how to approach fundraising and investor relations? Listen to our 17-minute podcast with Pirzio-Biroli here.