Private equity firms are constantly looking to make better-informed investment decisions, improve portfolio company performance and increase realized value.
Over the last 15 years, our private equity strategy professionals have worked with clients to address these challenges utilizing our organization’s deep sector knowledge and efficient and flexible processes to complete more than 2,500 strategic due diligences around the globe. Our alignment with our broader EY organization affords us a winning combination for the entire range of private equity strategy and transaction needs.
Our suite of services helps private equity firms realize their full potential through better-informed decisions across the whole investment life cycle, from investment strategy through exit:
Our suite of services helps private equity firms realize their full potential.
Our clients range from large global funds to boutique firms. Throughout the years, our clients have attested to our incisive insights, practical orientation, accountability, proven methodologies and flexible approach.
Complemented by EY’s broad sector experience, we understand both niche and hard-to-define businesses, as well as traditional business models. At EY-Parthenon, we cover the following sectors:
From global funds to boutique firms, we have experience with a wide range of business models.
Our global teams power strategic growth across the capital and transaction life cycle, providing hard-to-access information and actionable advice based on experience spanning 24 countries and multiple sectors. Our diverse client base ranges from global funds to boutique firms.
We rank among the top providers of commercial diligence services. Here’s why:
We rank among the top providers of commercial diligence services.
Our ability to access our broader EY organization makes for a winning combination for our clients. Examples of our integrated capabilities include:
Tapping into the global EY organization makes for a winning combination for our clients.
One of Parthenon’s private equity firm clients was interested in purchasing a manufacturer of articulating ladders, sold nationally through major hardware and home improvement stores.
Parthenon was tasked with answering the private equity client’s key questions in order to confirm or deny its investment thesis. Those questions included the following:
During the six-week engagement, Parthenon used extensive primary and secondary research efforts to determine the product’s position within key retailers as well as its market penetration. Specifically, Parthenon executed interviews with several key constituencies including:
Based on the outcome of Parthenon’s work, the private equity client ultimately decided not to purchase the target company.