Private Equity in Asia Lags in Operational Value Creation

In comparison with their counterparts in the West, private-equity firms in Asia are behind when it comes to value creation at their portfolio companies, according to 66% of respondents.

According to AlixPartners’ survey, GPs ranked finding talented operation experts first as their biggest challenge in creating operational value today in Asia, followed closely by the cost and time involved with operational matters.

Additionally, the study points out that implementation of operational value-creation strategies is particularly challenging in Asia. GPs need to build a close working relationship with players such as the company founder and existing top management; in fact, the majority of GPs surveyed (61%) cite this strategy as the most effective way of carrying out operational improvements at such portfolio companies.

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