Private equity value creation services

Value creation is at the core of every transaction investment thesis. Our business is organized, resourced and led to help private equity firms transform companies and increase their ability to create more value across their portfolio.

What EY private equity value creation services can do for you

We build trust by supporting private equity deal teams, operating partners and portfolio company management to help achieve full transaction potential.

Our collaborative mindset and expansive global and cultural insights help us work hand in hand with management to align and execute with speed.

We bring depth and scale of talent anywhere in the world with people who thrive in the pace and intensity of a private equity environment. 

Our deal approach, steeped in business functions across industries, incorporates strategies for building revenue and growth, driving cost and operational excellence, deploying capital and navigating the increasingly complex global tax landscape.

To help enable value that is sustainable, we draw on global teams in environmental, social and governance (ESG); talent; supply chain; technology; and more.

We use embedded data and analytics at each stage of the process to accelerate our analysis, to help you set in motion the right strategy, improve operating performance, enable growth, and optimize the exit.

Our portfolio company value creation and transformation offerings are underpinned by key levers and enablers listed below that are designed to drive higher multiples on exit. 

Value creation levers

  • Revenue and growth

    Drive commercial and go-to-market strategies to accelerate growth and profitability:

    • Growth strategy and customer excellence
    • Go-to-market (marketing, salesforce, pricing, etc.)
    • M&A strategy and roadmap

    Learn more: Corporate and growth strategy

  • Cost and operational excellence

    Execute strategies and implement actions streamlining operating models, driving cost reduction and realizing efficiencies:

    • Product manufacturing and supply chain optimization
    • Selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses cost agility and back-office enhancement
    • Enterprise control, finance and risk mitigation
    • Network optimization

    Learn more: Supply chain

  • Capital, tax, tariffs and incentives

    Release cash through effective capital deployment, reduce tax and tariff burdens, and tap into available incentives:

    • Working capital improvement
    • Funding, tax and regulatory capital optimization
    • Structural optimization and restructuring

    Learn more: EY Private Tax services

Value creation enablers

  • Technology

    Leverage data, digital and technology platforms to accelerate transformation:

    • Digital and tech transformation and secure enterprise
    • Digital and technology solutions delivered
    • Data and analytics optimization

    Learn more: Digital strategy

  • Talent

    Manage, motivate and retain talent while controlling costs through lean structures to sustain changes:

    • Organization and workforce design
    • Workforce experience and change management
    • Purpose, culture and leadership

    Learn more: People and workforce

  • ESG

    Enable purpose-led sustainability strategies to address risks while creating value:

    • Environmental impact assessment
    • Social equity performance improvement
    • Governance structure and compliance

    Learn more: Sustainability in business | Insights & trends

  • Finance and risk

    Capitalize on opportunities to drive profitable growth:

    • People excellence
    • Finance controlling excellence
    • Global finance delivery excellence
    • Finance diagnostic

    Learn more: Finance consulting services

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Our private equity value creation team can help accelerate growth.