Identifying investment targets through future-looking industry analysis

Identifying investment targets through future-looking industry analysis

11 October 2022 — The private equity (PE) industry is, by nature, opportunistic and new investments are often evaluated case by case. Traditionally, PE deal sourcing has been relying largely on existing networks and screening of interesting industries. However, this easily leads investors to compete for the same targets. By conducting future-looking industry analysis, PE investors could be one step ahead of others, identify emerging opportunities early on and thus build a competitive advantage. In this article, we present a methodology that could be used for this.

Competitiveness of the Korean technology startup ecosystem and opportunities for global corporations

Competitiveness of the Korean technology startup ecosystem and opportunities for global corporations

14 October 2021 — In this webinar organized by the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea, we discuss the competitiveness of the Korea technology startup ecosystem and what it can provide to global corporations.

Creating value in gridlocked industries

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.