Forbes: Private Equity Sponsors – Don’t Forget About Talent During Carve-Outs

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In the fast-paced private equity landscape, carve-out deals have seen a notable uptick, comprising 12.6% of US PE buyout deals—a 110% rise since late 2021. As larger companies shed non-core assets to refocus, PE firms capitalize on these opportunities to streamline operations and boost valuations. However, these deals bring substantial challenges, particularly in talent and organizational capabilities.

Our experience indicates that misjudging talent can derail even the most promising carve-outs. Retaining key personnel, establishing a new culture, and accurately assessing leadership capabilities are vital for success.

Discover our insights on navigating these challenges in Founder and CEO Dan Hawkins’ latest piece for Forbes: CLICK HERE