Private Equity and Procurement Excellence – from Cost Cutting to Value Creation

Private Equity firms are taking an increasingly sophisticated approach to procurement in recognition of its value-creation capabilities.

In this interview for Private Equity International Brendan McVeigh, Anna Nuttall and Richard McIntosh explore how procurement best-practice has shifted from simple cost reduction and now provides PE firms with a sophisticated range of value-creation levers.

The article covers;

  • Procurement’s role as the biggest driver of EBITDA improvement,
  • What private equity firms should consider from a procurement perspective at the diligence phase of a deal
  • Once an acquisition is made, what procurement transformation looks like in practice
  • How digitisation is being used to enhance procurement practices
  • What PE-owned companies can do to move towards sustainable procurement?
  • How procurement excellence is evolving in private equity, and the next big themes.

You can download the article, at no cost, here.

For more information on other value-creation strategies, the PEI Operational Excellence is here:

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