The Wall Street Journal: “Private-Equity-Owned Businesses Confront Hiring Hurdles for Key Roles”

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As private equity continues to navigate rising interest rates and a slowdown in deal activity, talent has emerged as a value driver for PE firms and their portfolio companies. With management teams looking to put the right people in the right roles, specifically for CEO and CFO roles, the challenges outnumber the perfect fits when it comes to hiring.

In Maria Armental’s Wall Street Journal article, Summit Founder and CEO, Dan Hawkins, shares his insights on how fund managers are looking harder at company results and raising the bar for portfolio company executives — and the long-term business impact this trend can have.

Read the full article on the WSJ site to learn more about recent research and how these trends are shaping PE. (Note: Subscription is required.)