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Private equity has its sights set on telecom infrastructure investment

Private equity has its sights set on telecom infrastructure investment

Reading Time: 7 minutes Telecom infrastructure like towers, fibre networks and data centres are becoming an increasingly attractive addition to private equity portfolios. According to Preqin, telecoms infrastructure investment accounted for 35% of private equity deal value in the United States last year, up a staggering 15% from 2019. This is due to a combination of factors, some of […]

Financial modelling: Not just for big corporate MA transactions

Financial modelling: Not just for big corporate MA transactions

Reading Time: 8 minutes The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic threw many business plans into disarray. With no forecasts, budget plans or revenue projections to account for the unfolding crisis, many executives were left scrambling to get to grips with not just the pandemic’s immediate impact, but its long-term consequences. This event alone makes a strong case for implementing […]

Why private equity may be the ideal digital transformation agent

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Private equity firms are in a unique position to successfully unlock the value creation potential of digital transformation – and should be looking to independent consultants to boost and accelerate returns. Digital transformation is one of these ambiguous concepts that seem to mean different things to different people. To some, it’s all about digitalisation and […]

Due diligence on digital companies – how investors and strategy managers can get more insights

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Reading Time: 7 minutes For more than a decade, digital business models have challenged the offline world in most B2C and B2B areas. A vast number of digital commerce companies (i.e. retailers, marketplaces, services and media companies that use the Internet as their main channel of customer acquisition and service delivery) have passed the startup stage and have grown […]

Value creation for private equity through the gig economy

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Reading Time: 9 minutes In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are major new trends emerging in talent sourcing for private equity. Primarily, remote working has become the new normal. For business, this is an opportunity. Now, you no longer have to rely on a local pool of talent. Instead, a global network of private equity consultants and […]

Commercial due diligence: Gain greater confidence in a business plan

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Due diligence is a popular phrase in business; whatever the situation, you want to make sure the investment is sound, permissible and sustainable, with a clear understanding of the key risks and potential upsides. Commercial due diligence (CDD) is an important subset of this general approach. CCD is an independent and forward-thinking assessment of a […]

Technical due diligence: Thinking beyond scalability

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The desire for creating the next big thing is what drives most startups. Getting one big investment that will help them get over the finish line, landing that partnership with one of the big giants of the industry or getting acquired by a known name is what many startups plan to achieve. But as most […]