Digital disruption is changing the way companies in all sectors develop and tackle strategy. We ask why private equity consider themselves better placed than most to transform the companies they own into leaders of the digital era.
Dimitri Christopher, Partner at PwC in Italy, talks to Amedeo Goria, Southern Europe Reporter at Unquote. In the interview, Christopher sees private equity favouring businesses with good track records, strong cashflows and solid management teams. He also expects that businesses with attractive prospects for internationalisation will drive dealflow going forward as funds look to limit exposure to domestic economy.
While the Baltic region may not yet be able to house sizable private equity deals, strategies to build out portfolio companies into neighbouring countries could provide a neat solution. Mikkel Stern-Peltz reports
With Arx Equity announcing it will no longer invest in Poland, and CVC having recently transacted in the country, the Polish private equity market is witnessing sweeping changes. Mikkel Stern-Peltz reports
While the central and eastern European private equity market may face a more challenging fundraising environment, the opportunities are all for the taking for established GPs. Alice Murray reports from the unquote” CEE Private Equity Forum