The most popular B2B, private equity focused articles read by our PE subscribers in the last 30 days.

Why Most Market Analyses for Due Diligence Are Insufficient

The Private Equity landscape has changed. Firms need to evolve what they measure and how they measure it when completing Due Diligence. What are some examples of these measures and what do they tell us about the acquisition target?



10 Metrics to Add to Your Dashboard When Struggling with Portfolio Monitoring and Revenue Optimization

Many firms are looking to build standardized set of plays and benchmarking across their portfolio. When implemented properly, this can provide the companies and the PE firm tremendous value…


How Private Equity Firms Accelerate Growth

As a board member, you are constantly asking yourself, “how can we accelerate our growth rate?”  This post is focused on helping you accelerate growth in your portfolio companies…


Will You Survive Private Equity Ownership?

Chief Marketing Officers are in a position to thrive under Private Equity (PE) ownership…


Preparing Your Sales Force to Thrive During the Transition to Private Equity

Exploring the challenges a CSO faces when transitioning from a publicly traded company to a private equity firm…




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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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