Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe & Paul Dittmann, University of Tenneesee, on Jun 4, 2019 1:19:28 PM
Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe & Paul Dittmann, University of Tenneesee, on May 31, 2019 2:19:48 PM
Mark McTigue, EVP Private Equity & Nathanael Powrie, EVP Data Analytics, on May 23, 2019 12:52:37 PM
Buoyed by low interest rates, an eager supply of deal financing and a prolonged period of economic growth, PE has plenty of dry powder and has proved to be resistant to the impact of trade wars, tariffs and political uncertainty. However, not all factors are positive: Valuation multiples remain high and there’s considerable competition among PE firms to find and acquire those elusive “diamonds in the rough.” At the same time, corporate “strategics” looking for suitable acquisitions to support their growth, are offering a viable alternative for firms considering sale.
Shefali Kapadia, on May 20, 2019 12:50:37 PM
A relatively calm trade environment suddenly turned stormy earlier this month after a Sunday night tweet from President Donald Trump. The long-anticipated tariff hike on $200 billion worth of imports became reality on Friday, May 10, as the duty rate rose from 10% to 25%.
Steven Bowen, Chairman & CEO, Maine Pointe & Paul Dittmann, University of Tenneesee, on May 16, 2019 8:32:24 AM
Supply Chain Dive, on May 16, 2019 8:31:22 AM
Simon Knowles, Chief Marketing Officer, on May 14, 2019 11:35:48 AM
Global supply chain risk events increased by 36 percent in 2018 according to Resilinc’s annual Event Watch. The threat of trade tariffs from the U.S. looms large, the U.S.-China dispute rumbles on — and then there’s Brexit.
Consulting.uk, on May 14, 2019 11:29:32 AM
Prior to joining Maine Pointe, a global supply chain and operations consulting firm with offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia, Loder worked as a company director, a partner in professional services, an entrepreneur and an accountant, among other roles.
Throughout his career, he has helped numerous private equity firms assess targets (financial, operational due diligence) and deliver deal drivers. Loder has further led management buy-outs, and has successfully exited businesses he founded.
Iris Dorbian, on May 3, 2019 1:45:41 PM
Global supply chain and operations consulting firm Maine Pointe today announced the promotion of Mark McTigue from Vice President, Industry Partner, Private Equity; to Executive VP, Private Equity, North America.
In his new role, McTigue will continue offering hands-on experience to help PE firms solve their toughest supply chain and operations challenges while achieving new levels of performance.
As a senior business professional with more than 25 years’ experience solving complex business problems, McTigue has a strong track record for helping C-level and private equity executives improve value and optimize performance across the end-to-end supply chain.
Alfred Baumbusch, EVP Operations, on Apr 29, 2019 3:33:58 PM
There are a few business capabilities that truly drive a company’s growth. Among them is the ability to quickly, accurately predict what is coming next. In global manufacturing, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is already underway and is becoming widely recognized as providing an advantage for companies looking to take over their competitors’ market share.
These smart operations, with fully integrated and collaborative systems that react in real-time, along with digitalization and deep-data insights that focus beyond functional limitations, are central to exploiting the potential of Industry 4.0. Companies that embrace them are able to consistently achieve significant reductions in operational costs and substantially improved customer experience, all while driving additional growth opportunities and increasing EBITDA.