December 2021 Roundup: BluWave Client Insights
January 7, 2022
By: Kyle Johnson
BluWave works with over 500 PE funds from around the globe, connecting them with pre-vetted, best-in-class, third-party service providers across a variety of resource and functional areas. From information technology and manufacturing to healthcare, consumer goods, and beyond, 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 fund clients on everything from differentiated investments in 2022 to The Great Resignation, cloud security, and sales enablement.
As a wrap-up to 2021, Joe Zidle from Blackstone reflects on differentiated investment opportunities in the coming year. He shares why certain global economies will weather coming headwinds better than others, why he predicts that the ability to generate alpha will increasingly drive outperformance in the US, and more.
In this episode of the Private Equity Funcast, Jimmy discusses the macro trends that are driving The Great Resignation and how it is specifically impacting the middle market with Tim Schumm of Lucas James Talent Partners. They share why the middle market may be feeling the impacts of this phenomenon more acutely and tactics these businesses can implement in order to ensure they have the talent they need.
Permira talks about one of their recent investments in the cloud security space and explains why enterprise workloads are increasingly moving to the cloud infrastructure. They also explain the concept of containers in the cloud and how that is forcing businesses to rethink their cybersecurity tools.
Katja and Kunal from TCV share their key takeaways from a recent episode of the Growth Hacks podcast, where Scott Santucci shared why the main lesson he advises his clients to do is simplify their sales processes. They talk through the value of the commercial ratio, tips for aligning organizational economic value with the needs of your customer base, and more.