The role of Private Equity firms has fluctuated over the last decade. A number of funds have struggled post-GFC, others have found support as investors chase yield in a low interest rate environment, and a range of alternative models including family offices have emerged.
Despite these changes, a number of PE firms have survived and even thrived. A recent McKinsey & Company article argued that public (listed) companies could learn a lot from the strategies of successful PE firms. To read the key assertions from the article, click here.