• Private Equity Value Creation 4.0

    Master the Company Lifecycle | Lead/Manage Through Change | Solve Problems





    PE Value Creation Consultant 4.0












  • Dynamic tailored transformational learning experience for progressive 

    value creation leaders in Private Equity



    Traditional PE value creation 'modus operandi' is now a commodity in the fourth industrial revolution - cost reduction is PE 1.0, financial engineering is PE 2.0 and commercial productivity is PE 3.0


    PE 4.0 will require new value creation capacities to solve difficult problems in ESG, digital transformation, performance and talent managment.  


    • Project 1 Pathway to Prime: for achieving short-term wins (learn/educate).
    • Project 2 Mining for Growth: for medium-term opportunity executing in 30-60-90 days (develop/perform).
    • Project 3 Prime: for achieving: long-term growth, scale or exit-transition (embed/transform)


    Team | Collaborate

    Real-World Practical



    Innovate | Synergise

    Implement Decisions Successfully



    Designed for 'Full-Time' Companies

    Action Plan | Results


    What PE Value Creation Consultant company engagements can include

    • Different ranges for different results.
    • Meeting options: In person or weekly, monthly or quarterly sessions (Zoom or other related platforms).
    • Premium digital media content to reinforce topics/themes (1-year license).
    • Signed copy of "ALPHA Project 4.0 - The pathway to accelerating next generation middle market business" by John Grisby/Prof of Practice.
    • Coming soon:"ALPHA Project 4.0 - The pathway to accelerating next generation middle market business" audio chapter breakdown by John Grisby/Prof of Practice.
    • Growth Methodology Principles/Fundamentals.  
    • Synergistic Team Building. 
    • Informal or Formal Assessments/Diagnostic.
    • Identify/Solve Points of Improvement.  
    • Growth Improvement Action Plan. 
    • Prepare Implementation. 
    • Execute to achieve results in 30-60-90 days. 
  • Tailored PE Value Creation 4.0 Engagements


    Who Will Benefit

    • Progressive thinking PEs with multiple Value Creation philosophy through engagement.
    • ‘Buy-to-Build' philosophy.
    • Internal growth building/operations management philosophy.
    • Portfolio business turnover between
      £2M - £50M.
    • PE with portfolio companies on 'Growth' side of the Company Lifecycle (either ‘Go-Go’, ‘Adolescence’ or ‘Prime’).


    • Situation #2: PE Value Creation Consultant or portfolio business ‘existential crisis’ forced to invest effort, money and time ‘firefighting’ reacting to problems/challenges beyond capacity/ capability to control (abnormal problems/traps/prematurely ageing).
    • Situation #3: Opportunity to M&A or Exit-Transition and need to accelerate growth, scale, EBITDA or value creation (typical problems-opportunities).
    • Situation #4: PE Value Creation Consultant reactive to problems/ challenges beyond beyond capacity/ capability to deal with.
    • Situation #5: Using future focused and/or non customised change/growth solutions, which treat all businesses as equal when they are not (i.e. fast growth, stagnant plateau or disintegration/ turnaround).
    • Situation #6: Portfolio business transitioning from strategy/process/ technical optimisation to people/ performance optimisation (i.e. from Lean, Six Sigma and Agile process to leadership/management capacity and capability building engagements).

    Tangible Outcomes

    • Data demonstrating business results from using Company Lifecycle Methodology, +10% revenue growth after one year, +25% average EBITDA after one year and top quartile +43% growth in EBITDA after one year.
    • Balance entrepreneurial drive with structured management. 
    • Multiply EBITDA in accelerated time scales (1-2 years).
    • Manage resource constraints caused by new opportunities and fast growth. 
    • Identify root causes and resolving core problems.
    • Create 'Fast Track'/'High Growth' business practices.
    • Position business for year-on-year growth, new investment, trade sale or IPO.
    • Predict future problems to allocate resources.
    • One 'best in class' standardised process applies to any business,

    sector or industry.

  • Identify Portfolio Company Lifecycle Position

    Assess your current health and potential to growth, scale or exit transition