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  • The Private Equity Play in Plastics Recycling

    Part 2 of 2. A co-founder of private equity firm Ara Partners describes his firm’s investment in a plastics recycling platform called Circulus. Troy Thacker also discusses how to turn plastic waste into resins for many applications as well as the application of new technologies to sustainable business plans.

    November 23, 2021
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  • ESG in Private Equity: A ‘Tipping Point’ in Risk and Opportunity Assessment

    Three private equity value-creation experts discuss the rise of ESG in private equity and how it is increasingly being used by GPs for risk assessment and value-creation. The conversation includes an overview of Bregal Partners’ history as an ESG-centric investor, aligning with ESG-focused founders, measuring ESG impact on financial performance and setting carbon-neutral goals.

    November 16, 2021
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  • Is There Any Money in Decarbonization?

    A founder of Ara Partners details the private equity firm’s strategy of helping portfolio companies win market share through lower carbon footprints and more environmentally friendly business practices. Troy Thacker also discusses the firm’s recently raised $1.1 billion fund, how to manage execution risk in ESG initiatives, how regulations and consumer preferences are driving sustainable…

    November 9, 2021
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  • Ardian’s Strategy for ‘Sustainable’ Buyouts

    Part 2 of 2. A senior partner at a major investment firm discusses how private equity can transform traditional businesses into future-facing, sustainable winners. Chris Sand of Ardian also discusses: the right KPIs for ESG, how to help companies improve their environmental impact, promoting gender diversity and how a bakery in the Ardian portfolio is…

    November 2, 2021
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  • Winners and Losers in a Disrupted Global Supply Chain

    With market intelligence from experts at Permira and AlixPartners.

    October 27, 2021
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  • Investing in Tech-Enabled Healthcare Companies

    A managing director at private equity firm GI Partners describes the landscape for healthcare investment disrupted by technology, and with adoption propelled by the Covid crisis. Dave Kreter discusses VC deals as a leading indicator of trends to come, budget and regulatory pressures inherent to healthcare businesses, creating better outcomes for portfolio companies, the healthcare…

    October 12, 2021
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  • Winners and Losers in a Disrupted Global Supply Chain

    Private equity value-creation experts from Permira and AlixPartners are turning the supply chain and logistics crisis into opportunity for operations improvements. Topics of discussion include reports from the front lines of portfolio companies that rely on the supply chain to fulfill orders, how the crisis is allowing companies to supply better service from shippers, the…

    October 4, 2021
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