Reasons Executives Fail to Land a Private Equity Role
- You fail to properly describe your background to Private Equity in their language.
- You Fail to establish that you’re willing to work side by side with Private Equity.
- You Fail to understand the 13+ types of Private Equity. You also need to know how the various types of private equity relate to your background.
- Not having the right introductions. (A colleague can introduce you to the firms they know but are these the right firms for you?)
- Not knowing how to do a proper interview with Private Equity and the decision makers.
- Fail to identify the right Private Equity partner.
- Not having a big enough funnel (200 or more) to utilize for outreach.
- Not targeting the right Private Equity firms that are a fit for your background.
- Not reaching/connecting with the decision makers at the portfolio company.
- Fail to understand how Private Equity moves behind the scenes.
- Failure to understand the context of having the right Private Equity mindset.
- Not devoting enough time and/or obtaining the correct information to do the proper due diligence on the Private Equity firm and the partners.
- Not knowing how to present yourself properly to appeal to Private Equity.
- Not having updated information on Private Equity firms.
- Not making yourself relevant. A deal thesis or a deal will make you relevant!
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