Private equity is an option for business owners and it is one that they typically seldom encounter. They might have little understanding of the PE industry. With that in mind a Cleveland business blog offered some insights from global PE executive.
He suggests six questions for company owners to ask potential private equity investors. For example, have you ever done this before? Or how do you plan to grow my company? When and how will I be compensated? For each question there is some discussion provided in the article.
It concludes with the advice that throughout the process of finding the right fit in a private equity partner, sellers always should keep the idea of partnership, cooperation and integrity in mind.