With private equity soaring to new heights in 2018, the competition continues to grow fierce. Firms are providing easier access to better data, playing up increased transparency, and promoting higher security to differentiate. But we’ve come to a point where these “advantages” are now considered industry standards.
Whether it’s a relatively new company like Facebook or one that’s been around since the ‘50s like McDonald’s, going public has historically been the end goal for most businesses. Today, while the number of initial public offerings (IPOs) continues to rise steadily, the data shows…
Compared to measuring public market investments, benchmarks for private equity funds are a whole a different ball of wax. As a relatively new asset class with irregular cash flows, private equity requires a different way of thinking than other asset classes.
With increasing pressure from investors about fees and fierce competition across the industry, private equity CFOs are looking for new ways to streamline and stand out.
In today’s digital environment, being able to quickly access relevant information is crucial for Private Equity firms when it comes to providing the appropriate response—and closing a deal—before the competition.
In the first post in this series, we covered the importance of accurate data for private equity firms in our first post. Now in the second installment, we’ll discuss how to formulate an effective strategy for efficiently managing and accessing more accurate data.