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Q1 Research Report for Private Equity

Execution gaps threaten the 2019 strategy for your portfolio companies. The gap between strategy and execution is where value creation dies. Slow, fragmented execution is a recipe for a low exit multiple or even loss. SBI’s research has uncovered how operating partners can protect their portcos by knowing… 


The Portfolio Company Is Missing the Q1 Number. Do You Blame the People or Do You Blame the Plan?

Are you working with a top-down or ground up revenue plan? Or do you just not have the right talent…



Your Portfolio Companies’ Forecasts Are Unbelievable, But Maybe Not In A Good Way

Forecasting at a board meeting is the part that everyone attends and is most interested in. The challenge is that most of the board members and deal team members leave without a level of belief in the current period or fiscal year booking and revenue forecast. What causes this level of disbelief, and what opportunities are there to get everyone feeling more confident…



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Mike Hoffman

Helps clients find and drive the handful of things that really matter in creating equity value

Mike is Managing Director of Private Equity for SBI.  He helps lead value creation programs for PE firms and their portfolio companies. He also assists with strategy development and deal model development with PE firm deal teams and their respective companies and targets.


Mike has the unique ability to uncover the things that will drive real equity value within companies, and then help the SBI team and company management teams lead the execution necessary to unlock that value. Mike is comfortable in a board room, on a sales call, or in front of spreadsheets building operating models and compensation plans. One of Mike’s biggest strengths is taking very complicated concepts, and finding a way to communicate them in an incredibly effective manner.

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