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Operational Due Diligence: Three Steps to Accelerate and Unlock Value on Your Next Transaction

The global crisis has underscored weaknesses in a boilerplate approach to operational due diligence which many private equity firms were already aware of. Maine Pointe's Mark McTigue and Joe Esteves discuss the changes PE must now make and outline three steps firms can take to rapidly unlock value on the next deal.

Topics: Private Equity Consulting operational due diligence stabilize-recover-rebalance post-pandemic world

Private Equity Outlook: Driving Value in an Uncertain World

Mark McTigue, EVP Private Equity, North America & Europe and Jamie Loder, VP Private Equity, Europe, discuss why an innovative approach to value creation is now more important than ever.

Topics: Private Equity Private Equity Consulting Supply Chain Risk Management

PE Lifecycle: Earlier is better, but is it ever too late to bring in a supply chain and operations consulting partner?

Maine Pointe’s private equity executives, Mark McTigue, EVP North America, Joseph Esteves, VP North America and Jamie Loder, VP Europe, ask whether, in an increasingly volatile global market, there is ever a wrong time to invest in supply chain and operational improvement.

Topics: Private Equity Private Equity Consulting

How Data Analytics Helps PE Firms Accelerate Value Creation at Due Diligence

Mark McTigue, EVP Private Equity, and Joe Esteves, VP Private Equity, discuss why private equity firms are increasingly deploying data analytics to help them buy right and buy smart in a challenging market.



Topics: Private Equity Private Equity Consulting Data Analytics operational due diligence digital supply chain

Private Equity: The Effectiveness of Operating Resources in Creating Incremental Value

Increased reliance on operational value creation in recent years, especially in fund vintages since 2011, has required PE firms to diversify from their traditional ‘financial engineering’ role.

PE firms have had to develop in-house capabilities, or look outside of their own organization for the operational expertise they require to achieve rapid, measurable results. Approximately 50% of middle market and larger PE firms utilize operating resources internally and most are working with various third parties to achieve improved operating results. The question is, how effective are these operating resources in creating incremental value?

Topics: Private Equity Private Equity Consulting

Baby Boomer Retirement: A Significant, Sustained Opportunity for Private Equity

The middle market is about to see sustained interest from PE firms

The sale of baby boomer businesses offers a significant opportunity for private equity. However, it also presents some major challenges. Dan Ginsberg, EVP Private Equity (mid-market) and Mark McTigue, VP Private Equity discuss these challenges and considers what company owners and PE sponsors can do to overcome them.

Topics: Private Equity Private Equity Consulting