Private Equity Findings

Private equity research worldwide

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Managing to perfection

The private equity model is predicated on backing sound management teams to make improvements at portfolio companies. But how much difference do changes to management practices actually make to the performance of portfolio companies? And can strong practices be replicated across buy-and-builds? Two new research papers look at these issues.

Chaired by Amy Carroll

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London Business School

MIT Sloan School of Management

Northeastern University

NYU Stern School of Business

Stanford University

The World Bank

University of British Columbia

University of California

University of Oxford

University of St.Gallen

University of Tennessee



Professor Josh Lerner

Head of Entrepreneurship Department, Harvard Business School

Jeremy Coller

Chief Investment Officer, Coller Capital

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