PRIVATE EQUITY PORTFOLIO COMPANIES:
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PE TODAY AND HOW TO GET HIRED
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 2:00-3:30PM Eastern; 11:00-12:30PM Pacific
Guest Speaker: Andrew S. Whitman, Managing Partner - 2x Consumer Products Growth Partners- A leading growth capital provider to the branded consumer products industry
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Class Description: The world of private equity is alluring to many, particularly now, and with good reason. What do you need to know about the PE world today? How do you approach this unique market segment? How can you best position yourself to take advantage of this activity?
Andy Whitman will take you inside the world of private equity for a first-hand look at how the PE world works and what resonates with these firms. Specifically learn how they function. Importantly learn how they view talent for their portfolio companies.
Based on his experience as an operating executive, a Fundless Sponsor and now a partner in a PE firm, Andy will share his insights and stories. It is this understanding of the DNA of the private equity world that could make a difference in securing your next position.
In this 90 minute webinar you will learn:
- How the PE/VC world operates relative to such factors as types of firms, geographic proximity, the money trail (source, how funds invest, etc), the people and the compensation.
- How best to work with PE/VC firms from both sides of the desk; i.e. from the investors' view of working with executives and vice versa.
- How to connect with PE/VC firms.
- Impact of funding entities on management of the portfolio company.
- Economics of a PE/VC backed company
About the Speaker:
Andrew S. Whitman, Managing Partner – 2x Consumer Products Growth Partners (www.2xPartners.com), is a successful consumer products executive and investor who melds the experience of a Fortune 100 leader with the passion and resourcefulness of an entrepreneur.After a successful career with General Foods and Kraft Foods and recognizing that nurturing smaller businesses to achieve rapid growth was his passion, he focused on investing in and helping to operate small consumer products companies. His ability to grow businesses comes from his proven general management experience built upon a diverse breadth of prior functional assignments, including marketing, sales, operations planning and corporate development.The 2x Partners fund he founded is a leading growth capital provider to the branded consumer products industry.