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Increasing agility in decision-making to improve competitiveness

3 October 2018 — Corporations must increasingly be agile and timely decisions are critical to initiate changes. Complex organizational structures, management by consensus and unstructured decision-making processes hinder agility in decision-making.

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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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Reddal Talks: Outlook on Vietnam

1 November 2017 — FDI attraction, export growth and a thriving consumer market have been characteristics of the Vietnamese growth story but what is next for this emerging market in South-East Asia? We discuss the prospect of the Vietnamese economy, possible setbacks and potential remedies.

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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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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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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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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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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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Lessons learned from policy support for academic-industry collaborative startups in Finland

23 July 2014 — We review lessons learned from the development of Finland’s venture capital and private equity ecosystem development, and what insights this could provide to South Korean government.

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Valuing a business in 30 minutes for quick insights

14 December 2012 — Although valuation is complex, in some situations a quick review is adequate to get an idea of the company’s value, key drivers to increase value or what is fundamentally expected of a business’ performance given a certain value, for example an asking price of a business up for sale. This article discusses the approach for conducting a quick basic valuation of a business.

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Using systematic bolt-on acquisitions to drive growth

21 June 2011 — Companies seeking growth often balance between growing through organic business development, and inorganic growth through mergers and acquisitions. Organic development is slow, as it takes time to develop and launch new products and technologies, a new business line or broader geographic presence. Programmatic “bolt-on” acquisitions provide an alternative value creation path with manageable risk.

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