Private Equity in certain quarters continues to have a perception and reputation for financial engineering, asset stripping and easy expediency.
This trend makes a number of unfair assumptions and has led to many global and specialist niche Investors working with Executives in an increasingly nuanced manner to define and execute specific strategic, operational improvements.
An Executive who can add value as an Operating Partner will absorb themselves into a role which is defined in agreement with the Investor to support and add value to a number of portfolio assets according to targeted deliverables and goals.
The PDF on the role of the Strategic Executive Operating Partner provides insight into the kind of areas where Executives can fulfill this valuable role and the different types of engagement.
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