Competitive pressures are encouraging leading PE funds to reassess their M&A processes.
Competitive pressures are encouraging leading PE funds to reassess their M&A processes. KPMG professionals provide an overview of recent changes in PE’s relentless pursuit of value and consider the reasons behind these trends.
Adapting to the new environment
Leading houses which adopt a seamless view of value, from origination through investment and implementation to exit, can be expected to continue to drive good returns. The key to achieving this is to have the right investment thesis that look at 5 to 6 properly diligenced levers. These thesis are focused on operational improvement, leveraging a future-focused diligence progress, empowered by technology and expertise, ensuring the right management and talent is in place, and all with a longer term 1000-day plan.
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1INSEAD Report ‘The value of in-house operations teams in private equity firms’, Financial Times, May 2015