Phil is a Director at GRAPH, working out of GRAPH's London office.
Phil has 12 years of experience in strategy consulting and working in private equity across Europe and North America.
Phil graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in Management Science and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.
Dig into the Buzzwords…Early
Effective commercial diligence processes don’t boil the ocean - they focus on the most critical issues in a timely manner, and in an optimal order. One of the biggest barriers to doing so is the pitch’s use of buzzwords. I put together five examples of costly, non-obvious, buzzwords often presented by management and bankers - and my suggestions for what you should probe for early, in response…