Tag Archives | optimised business plan

High Growth Markets magazine – Unleashing Africa’s potential

Ways private equity firms can genuinely add value






As previously highlighted, private equity returns continue to outstrip quoted shares and it is certain that operational improvement in portfolio companies is a key component of value creation. Of our sample, 63% had been involved with a private equity-backed business which was subsequently sold and, of these, 77% had been sold for a profit.

According to the survey, the most important contributors to the value uplift were operational improvements and sales growth. Leverage and growth through acquisitions were much less important; highlighting perhaps the reality of the more difficult funding climate.

Read more Comments { 0 }

KPMG Africa on Social Media

LEGAL PRIVACY POLICY
Twitter Linkedin Facebook YouTube RSS