How Artificial Intelligence Can Enhance the Three Core Capabilities of Private Equity Firms

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 benefitted from the AI powered predictions backed by troves of underlying data. For companies such as banks, machine learning (ML) has also been successfully used to extend loans at much lower default rates and with much greater productivity.

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Can Artificial Intelligence Revolutionize the Private Equity Industry?

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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?

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Artificial Intelligence Won’t Steal Your Private Equity Job, But It Will Make You Better at It

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 of the labor force.

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