Spotlight on Private Equity
Targeting Transformation: When It Makes Sense to Dive In
Private equity firms are showing an increasing willingness to get involved with more innovative companies – ones that are perhaps driving a trend or are utilizing game-changing technology. But, what does it take to feel comfortable with these companies both in terms of investing in them and driving them to success? Our panel gives their perspective on how they approach such companies and get their hands around a company's shelf life and what it will take to move it forward.
Sonya Brown, General Partner, Norwest Venture Partners
Nishita Cummings, Kanye Anderson Capital Advisors
Susanne Forsingdal, Allianz Capital Partners
Betty Hung, Vista Equity Partners