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Per Stenius

Per Stenius

Per Stenius
Client Director

Client Director with over 20 years of experience in corporate strategy, new business building and large transformations. Currently focusing on private equity sector.

Insights by Per Stenius

M&A and divestmentsProductivity improvement

Creating value in gridlocked industries

7 November 2017 — In a saturated and stagnant market, the whole industry is often stuck in a gridlock. This article focuses on the case of Korean packaging industry, and presents some initial thoughts on key value creation levers that could lead the winners into a new healthier industry paradigm.

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Financial performanceStrategySales growth

Reddal Talks: Breaking out of a gridlocked industry

6 November 2017 — Companies in traditional industries often face a gridlock with low growth and a saturated market. Unless decisive moves are taken by the management, breaking out of this cycle is challenging.

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New business buildingStrategy

Reddal Talks: The potential of the Iranian market

1 November 2017 — Iran is a controversial market, fairly unfamiliar for many. Often portrayed in a biased light by Western media, it is in reality developing rapidly. We share some experiences and insights about this market, gained during the past five years of our work in Iran.

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StrategyM&A and divestments

Vietnam Investment Review: PE's industrial moment may be here

20 September 2017 — We continue our series of publications on the role of private equity in driving Vietnam’s economic growth. In this article contributed to Vietnam Investment Review, we analyze value creation opportunities in the Vietnamese manufacturing sector.

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Turnaround and transformation

Building the skills of a Chief Transformation Officer

18 September 2017 — In a world of continuous change, companies should turn market pressure into a change capability that becomes a competitive advantage. Appointing a chief transformation officer to comprehensively lead change itself is a solution.

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M&A and divestmentsStrategy

DEALSTREETASIA: Vietnam's PE landscape improves, SOE opportunities uncertain

18 September 2017 — Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc's (DEALSTREETASIA) report on the state of Vietnam’s PE landscape in 2017 features our on-going work on the role of private equity in Vietnam’s economic growth. The market shows signs of improvement with much more potential to capture.

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Financial performanceM&A and divestmentsStrategy

Driving Vietnam’s economic growth – the role of private equity

25 May 2017 — Reddal was invited as a speaker to “AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum Vietnam 2017” in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam on May 25, 2017. We presented results from our on-going work on how venture capital and private equity is affecting growth in various countries.

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Strategy

Learnings from the Peter Pan Syndrome

22 December 2016 — South Korea has long been hailed as the growth miracle of the east. Yet, currently its economy is weak, and its industrial titans seem to be unable to carry the burden of the nation’s growth. The shadow of chaebols also lies heavily on the SME sector.

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Financial performanceM&A and divestmentsStrategy

Defining Iran’s path for growth – the role of private equity

7 December 2016 — Reddal was invited as a keynote speaker to “the 6th international conference on management of technology”, organized by IRAMOT and held in Tehran, Iran, on December 6-8, 2016. We presented results from our on-going work on how venture capital and private equity is affecting growth in various countries.

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CEO interviews

Interview: Entrepreneurship, government policy and the role of large corporations in Korea and Finland

19 October 2016 — Per Stenius was interviewed this week by Korean SBS media channel for a program on entrepreneurship, government policy and the role of large corporations in Korea and Finland alongside other experts and organizations.

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M&A and divestmentsFinancial performanceStrategy

Capturing the private equity value creation opportunity among mid-cap SMEs

31 August 2016 — We present some early results from our recent study into Korean private equity, and in particular the mid-cap SME sector. The Korean economy needs to find a new path to growth, and SMEs must play a major role.

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Digitization

Robots – the age of adaptive robots

28 July 2016 — A new industrial revolution is underway prompted by a new generation of robots. Powered by new digital technologies, robots are now seeping into areas that require more sophisticated and adaptive skills, like logistics or even customer-facing services.

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Digitization

Digital health - disrupting healthcare technology and democratizing health care services

31 May 2016 — Health care is traditionally a very conservative and slow-moving industry, while IT technology that can potentially benefit this industry is growing at a faster speed than ever before. Digital technology is disrupting health care and shifting its structure.

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Digitization

Artificial intelligence - tailored smart solutions today, true intelligence tomorrow

28 April 2016 — The AI technology we see these days is tailored to specific uses and not yet scalable in a generally applicable manner. Nevertheless, AI is rapidly changing our day-to-day lives in a significant way.

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