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  • Portfolio Operations

    Grappling With the Supply Chain of the Future

    A conversation with KKR’s Neil Brown, who takes a deep dive into the effect that a massive disruption of the global supply chain is having on businesses. Brown, a Managing Director for the KKR Global Institute and KKR Infrastructure, discusses the impact of digital services, changing consumer priorities, the US-China relationship and the future of…

    March 3, 2021
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    Two Consumer Companies, Two COVID Impacts

    Part 2 of a podcast interview. Michael Kumin of Great Hill Partners describes how two portfolio companies, Wayfair and TodayTix, have performed in the pandemic. Kumin also discusses the boom in home spending and the wait for the return of live entertainment.

    February 1, 2021
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    Automation is Rolling Across Many Industries

    Three robotic process automation experts discuss the impact that RPA will have on healthcare, telecom, logistics and banking.

    May 11, 2020
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    Your Automation Project Needs to Start with the Human Element

    Three experts discuss the importance of management buy-in when launching a robotic process automation program.

    April 21, 2020
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    CEOs Ask: Is Automation Worth the Effort?

    Experts from Thomas H. Lee Partners, Bain & Co., and Automation Anywhere discuss the process by which the best CEOs determine where to begin automating functions within their companies. They explain why robotic process automation typically begins with processes that involve humans touching many pieces of paper.

    March 2, 2020
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    On Demand Webinar: PE Value-Add Through Cybersecurity

    An expert conversation about how GPs can protect and add value via data security

    As more than a few private equity investors have learned, missing cybersecurity weaknesses in portfolio companies can lead to catastrophic losses. But just as importantly, making improvements to a company’s cybersecurity infrastructure can position it for a more lucrative exit. 

    This…

    January 7, 2020
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    Webinar: How ESG Improves Portfolio Companies

    An in-depth discussion with veterans of private equity environmental, social and governance (ESG) value-add, including professionals from TPG, First Reserve and RSM.

    December 3, 2019
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    How Automation is Transforming Business Operations

    Three experts in private equity value add discuss the incredible advances offered by automation – variously identified as artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation (RPA). Private equity firms are increasingly helping their portfolio companies automate tasks that were once manual, cutting expenses and improving accuracy in the process. The experts from General Atlantic,…

    July 15, 2019
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    The Challenge of ESG Data-Gathering

    How GPs cope with the massive amounts of data generated by ESG programs

    March 29, 2019
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    How to Add ESG to a Private Equity Program

    Anthony DeCandido of RSM and Paula Bosco of Activus Risk Management discuss the emerging importance of ESG in private equity.

    March 19, 2019
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    On-Demand Webinar: New Reporting Rules

    An expert discussion focused on new AICPA guidance, changes to revenue recognition rules, new lease accounting standards, and more.

    November 16, 2018
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    How to Merge Two Cultures

    How can managers best assess a company’s culture and communicate a vision for success?

    July 23, 2018
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