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Private Equity Trends in Focus

Leading private equity experts share their winning strategies in key investment areas.

Deep industry knowledge is critical for middle-market private equity firms as they face high purchase price multiples and stiff competition for deals in today’s market. To help shed light on industry dynamics, this series features expert commentary on five investment areas, ranging from health care to consumer.

Each feature takes a deep dive into a different middle-market industry segment, including specialty engineering services; health care; luxury consumer brands; entrepreneur-backed specialty services, such as traditional and emergency veterinary care and waste management businesses; and enthusiast consumer markets, which include businesses that appeal to passionate hobbyists.

Produced in association with ACG, each feature includes interviews with a leading private equity investor and a member of Plante Moran’s team. The series highlights a wide range of private equity funds, including Chicago-based Winona Capital Management and Prospect Partners, Detroit’s Huron Capital Partners, Frazier Healthcare Partners in Seattle, and New York City-based Monomoy Capital Partners.



Stay ahead of the latest private equity trends and insights

Huron Capital video Chinese checkers image
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Huron Capital capitalizes on the fragmented specialty services market
Specialty engineering services companies are attracting strong interest from private equity investors. Watch as Huron Capital and Plante Moran discuss the challenges and opportunities of this fragmented market.
Michele E. McHale
Video October 9, 2018 5 min watch
Prospect Partners share their strategy - image of puzzle
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Prospect Partners finds a niche in entrepreneur-backed specialty services
Why are entrepreneur-backed specialty services companies generating interest from private equity firms? Watch as we chat with Prospect Partners on why this fragmented market is prime for a buy-and-build strategy.
Matt Petrucci
Video October 30, 2018 5 min watch
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Monomoy taps into enthusiast consumer markets
Composed of companies that supply high-performance and aftermarket products for hobbyists, the enthusiast consumer market has become an ideal investment environment for private equity firms. Watch as we chat with Monomoy Capital Partners about this growing market.
Ted Morgan
Video November 6, 2018 5 min watch

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