April 29, 2019
Chief Operating Officer
Situation A $250M private equity owned, power generation equipment manufacturing based in the mid-Atlantic area of the US was looking to hire a new COO. Challenge 1) Equity firm wanted someone who had previous experience working for a PE owned company that understood urgency required to be successful 2) CEO desir ...
January 7, 2019
Private Equity Case Study 2
Situation A Chicago-based private equity firm acquired a small firm ($45M in sales) in the electronics space with an opportunity to grow sales and profit in a niche market. Challenge 1) To grow sales from $45M to $80M in three years in the service industry with a change from hardware sales to selling engineered so ...
December 18, 2018
Private Equity Case Study 1
Situation A North American based private equity group with assets of over $25B recently acquired the U.S. operations of a European industrial tool company as a bolt-on acquisition. Challenge 1) Optimize their manufacturing and global sourcing footprint for factories, warehouse, and sourcing offices in Mexico, Colu ...