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The sector expertise and broad network of relationships of Capital Z, together with a disciplined portfolio management process, generates significant value to portfolio companies. Before closing any new investment, Capital Z constructs a value-creation plan specific to the circumstances of the new portfolio company and adapts this plan accordingly as circumstances change.

Operational Improvements

  • Create company-specific operating plan for organic growth and margin expansion
  • Formation or revision of business plan to take advantage of specific opportunities
  • Upgrade financial reporting to identify leading indicators
  • Enhance management and board when necessary

Acquisition Strategy

  • Determine and develop consolidation thesis
  • Identify add-on opportunities
  • Construct and oversee due diligence process
  • Negotiate and execute transactions

Development of Exit Strategy

  • Design detailed exit plan for every investment
  • Identify likely buyers / investors
  • Revise business plan during investment period to make portfolio company a more attractive target or IPO candidate
  • Oversee sale and/or IPO process

One of the Most Experienced Teams in Financial Services Investing

Capital Z’s private equity team possesses a 25 year track record investing across economic and industry cycles, led by four partners with over 100 years of combined experience in financial services.

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