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.
18 June 2021 — Reporting is at the core of most corporations and fast-growing SMEs. Yet surprisingly little attention is paid on the actual value add of the reporting process and especially the “bang for the buck”.
13 December 2019 — Digital transformation is fundamentally changing the business operations. Front-runners demonstrate how new business models and value creation opportunities are enabled by successful adoption of digital technologies, encouraging other firms to change too.
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.
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.
21 July 2017 — SMEs have limited resources and CFOs are often unable to spend enough time on strategic initiatives. Our simple framework is a tool to develop the finance function to enable CFOs to participate more actively in strategic initiatives and maintain a high-level perspective.