Private Equity

Succeeding with profitable investments in a more mature PE age

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 works 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

Cloud Value Potential for a Multi-Vertical Software Company

Cloud Value Potential for a Multi-Vertical Software Company

When migrating to the public cloud there is no one size fits all - careful fact-based strategies are needed

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Harmonising Business Practices & Systems in an International Veterinary Care Group

Harmonising Business Practices & Systems 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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Carve-Out & Divestment of a Business Division

Carve-Out & Divestment of a Business Division

A private equity firm wanted to carve-out and divest part of one of its portfolio companies. A detailed planning and rig…

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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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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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Selected perspectives

Measuring Digital Success: Performance & Health

Measuring Digital Success: Performance & Health

February 2021

Measuring digital success can help executives track value creation and prioritize where to focus next. Paradoxically, so…

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Sailing 7 Waves of Computing Innovations for Maximum Business Impact

Sailing 7 Waves of Computing Innovations for Maximum Business Impact

January 2020

Innovations in computing and provider models have over decades taken executives for a ride. But when not managed careful…

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An Economic Down-Turn Creates Momentum to Streamline the IT Portfolio

An Economic Down-Turn Creates Momentum to Streamline the IT Portfolio

November 2012

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

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Organising IT in The Digital Age

Organising IT in The Digital Age

January 2021

There are many organisational structures out there for agile software development. How should executives think about sel…

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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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Bots on the Loose: How Forgotten Software Logic Gets Companies into Trouble

Bots on the Loose: How Forgotten Software Logic Gets Companies into Trouble

September 2020

Software robots are invading businesses and public institutions. Many companies have forgotten what they told the bots t…

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