Private Equity

Key industry trends 

The private equity industry encompasses different types of investors such as private equity firms, investment-, pension- and hedge funds, financial institutions and private investors as well as key stakeholders involved in mergers and acquisitions, incl. legal institutions and target companies.

Current characteristics of the industry: 

  • Sector has regained strength after the financial crisis and several markets are experiencing all-time high deal volumes  
  • Valuations have risen to at least pre-crisis levels 
  • Increased public scrutiny and regulation as a result of the financial crisis 
  • Wide variety of PE companies catering to various segment needs

 

Key challenges

We act as a consulting partner to private equity clients to help them manage challenges such as:

  • How to identify investment opportunities?
  • How to value target companies (commercial and operational due diligence)? 
  • How to turn around an acquired company?
  • What is the exit strategy to ensure maximum return on investment?
  • Who are potential buyers for a private equity owned company?

 

Our experience

Oleto Associates work alongside private equity firms across the entire investment life cycle and takes advantage of our strategic know-how and broad industry expertise to help optimise even the most diversified portfolios.

Selected case studies

Group-wide IT strategy for a large European bank

Group-wide IT strategy for a large European bank

A major universal bank with a multi-billion IT spend needed a clear future direction for IT, linking the IT strategy to…

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Harmonising business practices in an international veterinary care group

Harmonising business practices in an international veterinary care group

A division of an international chain of animal hospitals wanted to reap synergies across its extensive portfolio of care…

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Design of new project governance model

Design of new project governance model

The client was managing a multi-billion portfolio of investment projects, which they were also implementing. As the busi…

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Selected perspectives

Outsourcing – Follow Facts Not Feelings

Outsourcing – Follow Facts Not Feelings

November 2011

Avoid outsourcing part of your business as a black box and get brighter results.

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An IT Portfolio Fit for The Economic Down-turn

An IT Portfolio Fit for The Economic Down-turn

December 2009

Take advantage of the current economic climate to construct a more valuable and less risky IT project portfolio.

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