GERALD’S ARTICLES

Why you should choose BlackmoreConnects 

Written By: Gerald O’Dwyer the PE Guru ¬† Here are some of the reasons that PE firms are attending the BlackmoreConnects conferences: BlackmoreConnects seems to be an effective choice for private equity (PE) firms in their talent acquisition process, particularly due to their specialized approach and deep understanding of the

How to fund ACG, BlackmoreConnects and other Conferences

¬†Written By: Gerald O‚ÄôDwyer The PE Guru¬†     Transitioning into a new field, especially one as competitive and specialized as private equity, requires a strategic approach to both up-skilling and networking. Here‚Äôs a plan for financing your endeavor, including potential IRS benefits and other programs:¬† ¬† Personal Savings: Before

Leading a PE-Owned Company and Pathways to Get There

Written By Gerald O‚ÄôDwyer The PE Guru¬†   ¬† For an executive keen on leading a private equity-owned company, particularly in the lower middle market, it’s important to immerse themselves within the private equity industry. This means establishing connections with numerous PE firms, understanding how they value an executive’s credentials,

Decoding the Mathematics Behind Private Equity Outreach Strategies

Written By: Gerald O‚ÄôDwyer The PE Guru¬† Building a network with private equity (using Blackmore) (PE) firms as an executive can be a strategic career move. Given your experience and the information provided, here’s a detailed strategy to connect with PE firms and the rationale for the size of the

The Potential Upside of Private Equity CEO Roles

Written By Gerald O’Dwyer the PE Guru    Private equity CEO jobs have acquired significance in the changing corporate landscape as significant drivers of transformation and value creation. These executives negotiate the thorny pathways of investment, strategic decision-making, and operational development to help portfolio firms reach their full potential. In

Mastering Lower Middle Market Company Acquisition: A Comprehensive Guide for Executives

Written By: Gerald O’Dwyer the PE Guru    Introduction  For seasoned executives venturing into the realm of private equity (PE) financing, the lower middle market offers a wealth of opportunities. With revenues between $20 million and $100 million, these companies present a unique blend of growth potential and manageable risk.

Case Study: The Path to Success in Private Equity

¬†Written By Gerald O‚ÄôDwyer the PE Guru¬† ¬† ¬†   The journey of John, a seasoned executive who successfully transitioned into a leading role in a private equity (PE) firm, can serve as an inspiring example for those aspiring to break into the PE world.¬† ¬† John had decades of

The Power of Equity Ownership in Private Equity: A Hedge Against Inflation

By Written: Gerald O’Dwyer the PE Guru   Inflation is an inevitable economic phenomenon that erodes the purchasing power of money over time. For executives managing or aspiring to run a Private Equity (PE) owned company, understanding how equity ownership can serve as a robust hedge against inflation is crucial.

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