Private Equity & Principal Investment

Private Equity & Principal Investment

Navigating the Challenges That Come from Success

Private equity has been remarkably successful and continues to attract strong investor interest. But success brings new challenges. More money chasing the same assets has led to above-average acquisition multiples. More expensive assets require ambitious value-creation plans, greater involvement by private equity owners, and rigorous execution by management. Co-investment by limited partners demands necessary adjustments in private equity fund strategy. How can firms navigate these challenges?

BCG’s senior partner and managing director Eric Ellul talks about three trends in private equity in this video.

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