Creating business value is key, whether you are a startup or a long-established global company.
Growing the value of the company requires growing the number of customers. Depending upon your situation, you may focus on customers who are profitable in the short term or longer term. There are four steps you can take, starting with growing customers and leading to growing shareholder value or value to the owners. Step #1 … Continue reading How do you grow your company’s value?
Overview More than half of all deals destroy value for investors. M&A has three value creation approaches, based on the buyer’s strategy and future business model. Customer-focused growth is key, supported by business model improvements. Accountability for results must be assigned. Results relative to targets must be reported on Small private companies have a unique … Continue reading How can M&A create value?
The purpose of this article is to provide a framework for thinking about restructuring. Any size of company may need to restructure. You can download a PDF of this article from: How can restructuring grow value V2 What are the different types of restructuring? Restructuring is much larger change than the day-to-day continuous improvements being … Continue reading How can restructuring grow value? V2
Overview Future corporate leadership (board and C-Suite) talent requirements will drive talent selection, development and succession planning. Corporate leadership must deal with stakeholders and third parties. What is the purpose of governance? What are your strategy and strategic plan? How will the future corporation be different? Describe the future roles. Outline future talent requirements. Make … Continue reading What will be the board and C-Suite talent requirements?
If you don’t have the right talent, your company cannot survive or prosper. You cannot put in place talent recruitment, development, compensation, and exit plans until you know what the talent requirements are. This document focuses on management and staff, excluding the board of directors, founders/C-Suite, and advisory board. The following is a broad framework. … Continue reading How do you determine employee talent requirements?
I asked asset managers the following question: “How do you assess PE (Private Equity) funds, and their leaders) to determine which fund to invest in?” Asset managers included: pension funds, large global asset managers, and family offices. Insight was also provided by advisors to asset managers. The following illustrates the consolidated set of assessment approaches … Continue reading Survey – How do asset managers assess Private Equity fund managers?