August 2021 Roundup: BluWave Client Insights

PE Firms

BluWave works with over 500 PE funds from around the globe, connecting them with pre-vetted, best-in-class, interim executives and specialist groups across a variety of resource and functional areas. From information technology and manufacturing to healthcare and consumer goods, our clients are expert business builders. In other words, they have their heads in the game and their hands on the pulse of news you can use.

Check out the latest, curated collection of reports, insights, and musings from a handful of our PE funds.

Recently on their blog, Heartwood Partners shared four key priorities from their integration playbook that allow them to ensure strategic add-on acquisitions within their portfolio result in a, “..whole greater than the sum of its parts”. By handling integrations through a tailored approach focused on strategic alignment, communication, collaborative planning, and integration competency, Heartwood claims that strategic and financial rewards of growth can be realized.

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As a guest on 51 Labs’ podcast, Investors & Operators, MiddleGround Capital’s Lauren Mulholland shared how transparency, team building, and improvements to their training process have been instrumental to MiddleGround’s success. She also spoke on a key initiative she has spearheaded at the firm aimed at engaging women of the firm through topics like mental health and building confidence.

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Bill Frist, Special Partner at Cressey & Company recently authored a multi-part series that explores the critical role that quality measurement will play in dentistry and oral health in the near future. In this three-part series, Frist examines why dental quality measurement has historically lagged behind other health sectors and how one company is establishing itself as a leader in the dental quality field.

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In a recent Buyouts article, Bryan Taylor, Managing Partner at Advent International, spoke to the growing strength of technology in today’s world and how it permeates everything we do. Taylor remarked that private equity investments in tech will only continue to grow, bringing in new capital, new players, and brisker fundraising.

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You can find last month’s roundup here.


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