M&A advisors to private-equity firms are in a race against time and the competition. You need to source unique deal leads quickly, often across several different industries. In a market where there’s a record amount of ‘dry powder’ looking for great companies to acquire or invest in, PE firms increasingly find in-house resources inadequate. As […]
Today’s competitive marketplace requires PE firms to explore new strategies to grow the quantity and quality of deals entering their funnel. Proprietary deals have become more challenging in an industry as competitive as private equity, with USD 1.8T of dry powder and close to 20,000 fund managers. Many private equity GPs, even today, claim that […]
Introduction “…AI and the fourth industrial revolution will impact every aspect of people’s lives.” Fei-Fei Li, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. Artificial intelligence (AI) has reached a tipping point and is already part of our daily lives. If you’ve used Google Maps to determine the optimal route and transport options, you would have […]
Introduction Would you believe us if we told you that artificial intelligence (AI) is as old as private equity (PE), but PE firms have only recently began to leverage the benefits of its use?
The robots are coming for your jobs! There’s scarcely a day that goes by without someone publishing an article about how artificial intelligence (AI) is making inroads into a given industry. And while the reality is far more nuanced, there is some truth to the idea that automation is gearing up to replace a portion […]