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Private Equity Investors and C-Suite Exes

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Investing in privately help companies (private equity) requires a multi-dimensional approach encompassing investment strategy, access to funds, understanding of investment ecosystem, courage and maybe most importantly – a unbreakable relationship between investors and management! Hear from PE investors and their C-Suite executives on how to navigate the relationship between ownership and management.

Key Learnings for the Audience

  1. How are these relationships formed?
    • Was the CEO part of transaction or hired post close?
    • What characteristics were most important in selection?
    • Does the CEO have equity stake?
  2. What is the nature of the relationship?
    • Is it mainly formal or informal or both?
    • If formal, how is the communication structured?
    • Who else is involved?
  3. What are the benefits of PE ownership from CEO perspective?
    • Capital?
    • Guidance?
    • Sounding board?
    • Resources?
    • Other?
  4. What are the challenges to overcome with PE ownership?
  5. What are some recommendations for a successful partnership?

An invitation from the HBS Association of Boston.