The origins of this GRAPH paper are in recent client requests: with deal prices necessitating robust value creation plans, clients have been continually driving projects around EBITDA growth. As commercial specialists, we think about growing the top line as four factors:
Three Key Steps for Crafting a Robust Value Generation Plan
Value creation ("Value Gen") isn’t easy right now. Average transaction multiples are at their highest level in 10 years. More and more prospective targets have already been through multiple rounds of PE ownership, with the “easy and obvious” value improvements already made. Fewer proprietary deals seem to exist.