Procurement: The Underdog in Private Equity

Procurement: The Underdog in Private Equity

Zachary Bachir Blog, Private Equity

Most executives in the PE world understand that procurement helps embed commercial discipline within an organisation by managing its spend patterns and behaviours. The more robust its policies and processes, the more this value is reflected in the bottom line. But there’s a bigger reason behind procurement’s appeal, and that’s because it can be easily leveraged to deliver significant EBITDA …

Enabling transparency, control and EBITDA growth through procurement technology

Enabling transparency, control and EBITDA growth through procurement technology

Jeremy Smith Blog, Private Equity

Mid-market private equity owned organisations usually have a short history of rapid growth or intensive merger & acquisition / bolt-on activity. Their next phase of growth is usually based on product or regional expansion and whilst investing in this approach it is vital that cost control is not forsaken. If, and it will be a nice problem to have, growth …