Private equity

We collaborate with private equity partners and the people operating the assets they invest in, so you can generate more value across your portfolio and realize greater returns.

Fast P&L results generated across your entire asset portfolio

We’ve been achieving P&L results through people for more than seven decades, supporting investors and their asset and portfolio management teams in aligning around what is possible and working through and with their people, to realize results at speed. We collaborate with private equity partners and the people operating the assets they invest in and fund. We help you generate greater value across your portfolio by helping investors make better deal decisions, assisting your assets in transforming their operational and financial results, and accelerate and realize returns. We help you and your portfolio leadership teams align around common goals.

What if you could...

  • Realize the full value of your investment by delivering operational results at speed and scale in the short term, AND create an agile, change-capable business to harness the power of your portfolio for the long term?
  • Assess your portfolio asset, determining the areas of improvement and associated business case, and develop the roadmap to realize that business case? All in 3 weeks. Then realize the business case within weeks and months.

...with Proudfoot you can!

Our capabillities

Speed to impact

Rapid impact on earnings, working capital and cash flow


Enhance portfolios using our benefits scorecard


impartial resources to boards and partners


You reach sustainable results for valuations


Rapid analytics and aerial mapping

How we help our operating partners work across your deal cycle

  • Value creation
  • Cultural integration & executive alignment
  • Operational due diligence
  • Portfolio assessment by sector
  • M&A lifecycle management
  • Supply chain analysis: Asset & cross portfolio

How we work with you

What if you could realize €63M in EBITDA annual improvement and achieve your 2 year exit strategy, with higher multiplier and significant returns while implementing a new footprint for one of your assets?

Asset type: Global Leader in Flexible Packaging. Objective: premier VC organization needed assistance in effecting a major transformation in one of its major companies in the portfolio that was gravely underperforming as a result of underachieving post merger integration operations.

Our clients

Case studies

Private Equity Chemical Manufacturing: Efficiency & production improvements involving eight plants focusing on Facility Production Footprint Rationalization, Throughput and OEE, Yield, and Operating Margin Improvement.

Join our Private Equity community hub

The PE Community Hub is a community membership exclusive for Partner to Partner networking and knowledge sharing. Contact Lorena Schoenfeld to join:

Areas of impact

  • Productivity & Cost Reduction
  • Commercial Due Diligence
  • Value Creation
  • Production
  • Performance Improvement
  • Exit Planning
  • Transformation Lab
  • Maintenance
  • Management Operating System
  • Employee Engagement & Alignment
  • PMI/Cultural Integration
  • Sales Force Effectiveness

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